Board members recognized the JROTC program at this month's Board meeting:
JROTC – Under the Leadership of Captain (RET) David Brown III
ROTC Scholarship Offers
Cadet MAJ Michael Kettle - University of Houston
Cadet 1SG Alex Robles - University Of Houston
Cadet Carey D. Warren - University of Houston
Current Falcon BN Leadership
Cadet LTC Melissa Galar - Battalion Commander responsible for the wellbeing of the Battalion
Cadet CSM Laycie Edwards - Battalion Command Sergeant Major responsible for the health and welfare of all Cadets
Cadet SGM Tara Floch - Operations Sergeant Major responsible for all training in the Battalion
Other Outstanding Events of the Falcon Battalion
• Battle of the Bayou - After a hard fought JROTC competition with 5A &6A schools the Falcon Battalion took home 3rd place overall winning in individual events (1st Male Physical Fitness, 1st Orienteering, 1st Obstacle Course) making Hargrave number two overall in the Houston metropolitan area and second rank in the western region JROTC under 5TH BDE US Army JROTC Cadet Command. Sending CSM Linton off still ranked and in the top three JROTC programs in Texas.
The Falcon Battalion did it again with a huge win to qualify for the National JROTC Championships. They have become back to back Battle of the Bayou Champions.
• We had two Cadets (Cadet Michael Kettle and Cadet Carey Warren) to go to the University of Houston and received a three scholarship offer for ROTC from the interviews with the Professor Military Science. Also Cadet Warren competed for the National ROTC Scholarship on November 18-19 at Texas A&M for JCAP 2016 Fall.
• Piney Woods Drill Meet – Our Battalion did great overall. We executed every site just as we planned, the team will remember their dedication to hard work and the sacrifice for one another and the Battalion. Out of 18 schools in the southwest region of Texas, Hargrave took home the 3rd place trophy overall for CSM Linton’s last skills meet. The Falcon Battalion sent him out on top and with a number Two ranking against 6A and 7A Houston regional JROTC programs in 5th Brigade.