LOWELL | Lowell High School administrators want to recruit more students into the district's Air Force JROTC to keep the program viable.
HOBART | Earlier this week, Veterans Day was celebrated with an assembly at Hobart High School. Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistices Day, is a day to honor those who have served, those who died serving, and those still serving today.
HAMMOND | New initiatives implemented this fall by the School City of Hammond include a cultural diversity initiative, a JROTC program at Hammond High School, full-day kindergarten and a partnership between the Hammond Area Career Center and Vincennes University.
Hobart High School Army JROTC cadets Dalton Hunter, from left, Shaun West and Matt Cantrell pull a "victim" out from under a wooden board Friday as part of emergency response training.
Hobart High School senior Sabrina Sisco practices extinguishing a fire Friday at the school. She is among 100 Army JROTC cadets at the school who are learning the different facets of emergency response in the course known as Teen Community Emergency Action Response.
Hobart High School freshmen Dalton Hunter, from left, Shaun West and Matt Cantrell pull a mannequin out from under a wooden board Friday in a rescue simulation at the school. The school's Army JROTC program is training 100 cadets to become community first responders as part of the Teen Commu…
Hobart High School senior Jesse Macias, left, shows freshman Matt Cantrell and fellow Army JROTC cadets how to perform a head-to-toe assessment Friday on a mannequin as part of a rescue simulation.
Hobart High School Junior ROTC cadet Leandra Defrier, right, takes notes Wednesday while listening to Hobart fire Lt. Scott O'Kelley lead a presentation on fire suppression for the Teen Community Emergency Action Response program at the school.
HOBART | After advancing through two phases of competition, the Hobart High School JROTC leadership team composed of Juniors Kaitlyn Radats, Hannah Lundstrom and sophomores Marc Lind, Braden O'Kelley, Josette Torres and Michael Klich will compete in the final Championship round of The 2012 A…
Freshman Cadet Jamarr King, center, receives instruction from Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Sheriff as part of the JROTC program at Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy in Gary. Behind them to the left is freshman Cadet Isaiah James.
Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy is encouraging all freshmen to take JROTC. Administrators hope the discipline taught in the program will help students excel in the classroom.
Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy junior Khari Daniel adjusts his tie before JROTC class at the Gary school.
Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy JROTC upperclassmen get into formation at the Gary school. School officials hope the entire freshman class will participate in JROTC this year. So far, more than 85 percent have joined.
Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy JROTC freshman cadets stand in formation at the Gary school. About 160 students, or more than 85 percent of freshmen class, enrolled in the JROTC program.
Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy JROTC upperclassmen walk to class at the Gary school.
Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy JROTC freshman cadets stand in formation at the Gary school. The freshmen still were waiting on their uniforms.
Portage High School JROTC members and Valparaiso American Legion Post 94 member Joe Kusiak salute the American flag Tuesday while installing it outside the home of Portage resident and National Guard veteran Mark Carmona who has been diagnosed with brain cancer.
Portage High School JROTC students Cadet Lance Cpl. Thomas Richter, right, and Cadet 2nd Lt. Andrew Medanich, center, along with Valparaiso American Legion Post 94 member Joe Kusiak, install a flagpole Tuesday outside the home of Portage resident Mark Carmona who has been diagnosed with brai…
Army National Guard veteran Mark Carmona watches as a flagpole is installed outside his parent's home Tuesday in Portage. Students in the Portage High School JROTC program and Joe Kusiak of Valparaiso American Legion Post 94 installed the flagpole for Carmona who has brain cancer. Carmona co…
Army National Guard Sgt. Mark Carmona watches as members of the Portage High School JROTC work to install a flagpole outside his parents' home Tuesday in Portage. Carmona was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year.
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