Branson AFJROTC Receives Distinguished Unit Award

Branson AFJROTC Receives Distinguished Unit Award
Posted on 06/20/2024
This is the image for the news article titled Branson AFJROTC Receives Distinguished Unit AwardBranson High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AFJROTC) has earned the Distinguished Unit Award for the 2023-2024 school year.

The Distinguished Unit Award recognizes the personal growth and accomplishments of the cadets, contributions of the instructors as mentors, and the support of the school and local community.

The announcement was made by Johnny R. McGonigal, Colonel, USAF, Director of HQ Air Force JROTC. “Certainly, numerous AFJROTC units are doing great things in their respective communities, but these units truly represent the best of our 831 AF/SF JROTC units worldwide,” stated Colonel McGonigal in an earlier release.

Branson High School AFJROTC instructor, Major Gary Maki, USAF (retired) shares how this recognition honors the program and the cadets: “Their commitment to excellence not only reflects their personal growth but also strengthens our unit’s legacy of honor and achievement. I am incredibly proud of their accomplishments and look forward to maintaining momentum for the BHS AFJROTC program.”