JROTC Prepares for Official Inspection

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In preparation for the official JROTC Program Assessment every three years, the GRC program undergoes a self inspection each March.

“It’s basically an event that teaches everyone what the ‘real’ inspection is like,” said Colonel Alexander. “It keeps us always ready from year to year.”

The JROTC higher headquarters (7th ROTC Brigade) will visit GRC for the next JPA in March 2019. The practice inspections, outlined by Colonel Alexander below, replicate the JPA.

The Seniors (LET-4) conduct a 1-hour briefing of our program & our accomplishments to VIPs (including EKU Army ROTC, at least 1x GRC Principal, and other VIP (like members of the school-board).

An In-Ranks Inspection of ALL of our Cadets (a typical Friday event), conducted typically by Recruiters from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and/or Marine Corps. Cadets are graded on their appearance & basic knowledge.

A Drill-Team competition between our 2x “Companies” (1st Period 3rd-year & 1st-year vs. 2nd Period 3rd-year & 1st-year Cadets).

A Color Guard competition between our 2x “Companies” (4th Period 2nd-year vs. 5th Period 2nd-year Cadets).