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"Aggie Battalion"

This program prepares high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens. It is a stimuli for promoting graduation from high school and it provides instruction and rewarding opportunities which will benefit the student, community, and nation. DSC03410

Upcoming Events

Feb. 1: UWF Orienteering Meet

Feb. 21: Military Ball

Feb. 25: Cadet of the Year Board

March 3: JPA

March 5-7: Adventure Trip

March 9-13: Post-Cadet Challenge

March 14: Area 11 Regional Drill Meet

April 16: Award Ceremony

April 17-19: State Drill Meet

April 27 - May 1: JCLC Pre-Camp


LET I -- The mission of Leadership Education and Training (LET) is to motivate first year JROTC cadets to be better citizens. To accomplish this purpose, the text discusses citizenship, leadership, and a number of other courses designed to help the cadets succeed in high school and after graduation. Cadets wear uniforms one time each week. Extracurricular activities include: Providing color guards, eating at concession stands, participating in community parades, drill and rifle teams.

LET II -- The second year of Leadership Education and Training provides more details about leadership situations. The program is split into units including: Techniques of Communication, Leadership, Cadet Challenge, Leadership Lab, First Aid, Map Reading, History, Your American Citizenship, Career Opportunities, and Role of the U.S. Army. The wearing of the uniform and extracurricular activities are the same as for LET I.

LET III -- The third year of Leadership Education and Training provides still more leadership situations. In this year students will not only be more involved as teacher and leaders within the cadet battalion, but they will also do more independent studies in the areas of communication, leader, first aid, history, map reading, career opportunities, and technology awareness. The wearing of the uniform and the extracurricular activities are the same as for LET I.

LET IV -- Fourth-year cadets are responsible for the daily cadet administration and perform as commanders and staff officers.  They act as assistant instructors in some subject areas for other JROTC classes.  They continue to develop their leadership skills and plan special unit events such as the military ball or the annual awards banquet.


Megaball Team
Unarmed Drill
Unarmed Drill
Armed Drill
Orienteering Team
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Color Guard
PT Team


The Tate AJROTC team won the NW Florida Cageball Tournament 24 September 2016, and came in 3rd place overall at the Mobile AL Army JROTC Drill Meet 30 September 2016, earning 7 trophies including:


3rd Place Overall Drill Meet AJROTC Unit

1st Place Armed Platoon Drill

1st Place Unarmed Squad Drill

2nd Place Unarmed Exhibition Drill

2nd Place Unarmed Platoon Drill

3rd Place Armed Color Guard

3rd Place Armed Exhibition Drill


Battalion Commander:

Cadet Lt Colonel Joshua Findley

Executive Officer:

Cadet Major Earl Reed

Command Sgt Major:

Cadet CSM Eva Miller


Cadet CPT Madisyn Carpenter


Cadet CPT Jarred Kirk


Cadet Major Tanner Rutherford


Cadet 1st LT Isabella Ghiorso


Major Duckworth & Master Sergeant Kyser
Major Duckworth
Major Duckworth
Senior Army Instructor
(850) 937-5498
Master Seargent Kyser
Master Sergeant Kyser
Army Instructor
(850) 937-5500