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Boerne JROTC earns Air Force Distinguished Unit citation

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  • From left, AFJROTC members showing off their Distinguished Unit award were Daniel Billingsley, Ryan Surber, Hunter Rozacky, Joey Tompkins, Halie Jones and Angelina Ziegler.
    From left, AFJROTC members showing off their Distinguished Unit award were Daniel Billingsley, Ryan Surber, Hunter Rozacky, Joey Tompkins, Halie Jones and Angelina Ziegler.

Boerne AFJROTC, unit number TX-20023, has been selected as one of the 376 units to receive the 2018-19 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award, which recognizes Air Force JROTC units that have performed well above and beyond normal expectations.

They have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force JROTC citizen development mission for America.

The objectives of the Air Force JROTC program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and lifeskills; promote community service; instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline through character education, and to provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. Enrollment is open to high school students who are in the ninth to 12th grades.

Air Force JROTC is in nearly 900 high schools across the United States and at selected schools in Europe, in the Pacific and in Puerto Rico. Air Force JROTC enrollment includes more than 120,000 cadets who do over 1.6 million hours of community service each year.

For more information contact Major Steve Laughery the Air Force JROTC senior instructor at 830-357-2713 or steven.laughery@boerne-isd.net.