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Mission:
"To develop in all NJROTC cadets attributes of personal responsibility, self discipline, self confidence, teamwork, community service and citizenship. Our goal is success not only in NJROTC, but also in high school and beyond."


24 July 2014: 36 brand new cadets recently graduated from a week-long orientation camp held at the high school that included physical training, proper uniform wear and drill. As part of the graduation ceremony, cadets were promoted to their first rank of cadet seaman apprentice. See more pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

News/Notes:

14 June 2014: Cadets Moore, Hanson, Collins, and Simkins graduated from NJROTC Area 12 Leadership Academy held at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA.  Cadet Commander Meyerriecks served as cadre (cadet mentor). See  pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

27 April 2014: The Upson Lee NJROTC Orienteering Team competed at Dauset Trails Nature Center and held an end-of year picnic. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

19 April 2014: Cadets paid a visit to the campus of Auburn University and attended the spring football game.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

17 April 2014: Annual NJROTC awards night held at the Upson Lee Fine Arts Center. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 

6-9 April 2014: Pensacola Trip. 30 cadets visited the USS Alabama in Mobile, Al and spent 3 nights at the National Flight Academy at Pensacola Naval Air Station where they were also able to watch the Navy Blue Angels.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 

28 March 2014: Cadets visited the campus of Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA.  See  pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
22 March 2014: Cadets performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pickup as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

9 March 2014: The Upson Lee NJROTC Orienteering Team competed at Joe Kurz WMA in Gay, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

8 March 2014: Select members of the academic team competed at the Henry County High School NJROTC "Brain Brawl".  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page! (Photos from the Luella Brain Brawl Dec 13 included)
 
7 March 2014: Cadets visited the air museum at Warner Robins AFB. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

23 February 2014:
The Upson Lee NJROTC Orienteering Team competed at Bert Adams Scout Camp in Covington, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

22 February 2014: Cadets performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pickup as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page! 

19 February 2014: Cadets visited the Southern Crescent Technical College in Thomaston, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

16 February 2013: Congratulations to the NJROTC Precision Air Rifle Team who earned a first place finish at the southern regional finals of the navy national championships shot in Anniston, Alabama! See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

1 February 2014: Cadets competed at the NJROTC Area 12 Orienteering Championships held at Fort Yargo State park in Winder, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 

18 Jan 2014: Cadets performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pickup as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page! 

13-17 December 2013: Cadets conducted the annual NJROTC Fruit Sale fundraiser.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

8 December2013: The Upson Lee Orienteering Team competed at Panola Mountain State Park in Stockbridge, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

17 November 2013: The Knight Battalion Orienteering team competed at FDR State Park. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

15 November 2013: The Knight Battalion celebrated the 238th birthday of the U.S. Navy at the annual ball.  See more pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 
 2 Nov 2013
: Cadets performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pickup as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

1 November 2013: Cadets travelled to Parris Island MCRD for 3 days and 2 nights and experienced what it was like to be a marine recruit.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

26 October 2013: The Upson Lee NJROTC drill team competed at Luella High School. The color guard tied for 5th place.  Photos were lost due to a hard drive crash :-(

23 October 2013: The Upson Lee Knight Battalion held their annual inspection with CDR Axel Spens, Executive Officer NRD Atlanta as the guest inspector.  A video of the pass in review can be downloaded here. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

20 October 2013: The Upson Lee Knight Battalion Color Guard performed in the opening ceremonies at the Atlanta Falcons NFL football game.  See photo on the "Photos/Videos" page!

19 October 2013: The Knight Battalion Precision Rifle Team travelled to Brunswick, GA to compete in a shoulder to shoulder match. The team took first place! See photo on the "Photos/Videos" page!

18 October 2013: The Knight Battalion participated in the annual homecoming parade and football game half-time ceremony.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

12 October 2013: The Upson Lee Orienteering Team competed in the NJROTC "Jolly Roger" Orienteering Competition held at Chattahoochee Bend State Park near Newnan, GA.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 
5 Oct 2013: Cadets performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pickup as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 

21 September 2013: The Upson Lee NJROTC Drill Team competed at Union Grove High School. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

7 September 2013: The Upson Lee Orienteering Team started the new year at Jones Bridge CRNRA in Alpharetta, GA.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

 30 August 2013: The Upson Lee Color Guard performed at the Grand Re-Opening of Walmart in Thomaston, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 
25 July 2013: 39 brand new cadets recently graduated from a week-long orientation camp held at the high school that included physical training, proper uniform wear and drill. As part of the graduation ceremony, cadets were promoted to their first rank of cadet seaman apprentice. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 
9-15 June 2013: Upson Lee NJROTC cadets Nate Womack, Joseph Choy, Chase Dishion, Jasan Kaur and Victoria Meyerriecks recently graduated from the rigorous week-long Area 12 NJROTC Leadership Academy at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA.  Activities included early morning daily physical training and tests, classroom academic instruction, room inspections, uniform inspections and drill training. These cadets are considered the best of the best and are authorized to wear the prestigious silver cord on their uniform. Cadet Commander Hunter Stubbs served as a member of the cadre while CDR Jim Jarvis served as the academy executive officer and Petty Officer Meyerriecks was a classroom instructor. See  pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

17-20 April 2013: Cadets from the Knight Battalion travelled to Mayport Naval Station and St. Augustine, FL. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

16 April 2013: The Upson Lee Knight Battalion held their annual awards night. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!
 

13 April 2013: Cadets performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pickup as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

6 April 2013: Cadets participated in the annual Amphibious Warrior Mud Run sponsored by the Auburn University NROTC marines. They also visited the Auburn campus and were given a tour. See photos and a mud run video on the "photos/Videos" page!

16 Mar 2013: First-year cadets (NS1's)of the Knight Battalion competed at the annual NS1 drill meet held at Gainesville High School in Gainesville, GA. Of note was their fourth place finish in color guard. See more pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!


16 Mar 2013: Cadets escorted the young ladies of the Golden Living Center in Thomaston as part of their annual beauty pageant. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

9 Mar 2013: Cadets performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pickup as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

2 Mar 2013: The Upson Lee Orienteering Team competed at Bert Adams Scout Camp on 24 Feb and at Dauset Trails on 2 March.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

6 Feb 2013: The Upson Lee Knight Battalion held their annual inspection with CDR David Neal, Commanding Officer NRD Atlanta as the guest inspector.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

26 January 2013: The Upson Lee NJROTC air rifle team competed in the Area 12 championships and finished 2nd place overall. The high finish qualified them for a spot at the Navy National Championships! See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

19 January 2013: Cadets from the Upson Lee NJROTC academic team competed at the annual "Brain Brawl" at Jackson High School in Jackson, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

17 December 2012: The Upson Lee NJROTC Knight Battalion conducted their annual holiday fruit sale fundraiser.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

08 December 2012: The Knight Battalion performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pick-up as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

17 November 2012: The Knight Battalion performed community service on Hwy 74 with trash pick-up as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

12 November 2012: The Knight Battalion observed Veteran's Day at the Greatest Generation Park in Thomaston, GA.  See  pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

9 November 2012: The Knight Battalion traveled to Fort Benning, GA where they observed the U.S. Army Rangers graduation demonstration and visited the U.S. Army Infantry Museum.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

4 November 2012: The Upson Lee NJROTC Orienteering Team competed at FDR State Park at Pine Mountain, GA. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

26 October 2012: Cadets from the Knight Battalion visited the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot at Parris Island, SC.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

20 October 2012: The Knight Battalion celebrated the 237th birthday of the U.S. Navy at the annual ball.  See  pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

13 October 2012: The Knight Battalion drill team competed at a drill meet held at Stockbridge High School.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

5 October 2012: The Knight Battalion participated in the annual homecoming parade and football game half-time ceremony.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

29 September 2012: The Knight Battalion performed community service on Hwy 74 between the middle school and Knight Trail with trash pick-up as part of the "Adopt-A-Highway" program.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

22 September 2012: The Knight Battalion competed at the Union Grove Greg Staats Memorial Drill Meet held on 22 September. The color guard earned a 4th place out of 20 teams that competed.  See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

3 September 2012: The Knight Battalion Orienteering Team visited Jones Bridge CRNRA for National Orienteering Day. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

26 July 2012: 41 brand new cadets recently graduated from a week-long orientation camp held at the high school that included physical training, proper uniform wear and drill. As part of the graduation ceremony, cadets were promoted to their first rank of cadet seaman apprentice. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

16 June 2012: Upson Lee NJROTC cadets Lyndsey Webb, Hunter Stubbs, Caitlyn Barber, Natalie Rosales, and Jonny Colley recently graduated from the rigorous week-long Area 12 NJROTC Leadership Academy at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA.  Activities included early morning daily physical training and tests, classroom academic instruction, room inspections, uniform inspections and drill training. These cadets are considered the best of the best and are authorized to wear the prestigious silver cord on their uniform. CDR Jim Jarvis served as the academy executive officer and Petty Officer Meyerriecks was a classroom instructor. See  pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

29 Apr 2012: Upson Lee NJROTC cadets visited the Warner Robins Air Force Base to watch the Navy Blue Angels. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

28 Apr 2012: Upson Lee NJROTC cadets competed in the final orienteering meet of the season held at Dauset Trails Nature Park. See pictures on the "Photos/Videos" page!

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