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JROTC groups set to test skills

September 6, 2012

JROTC cadets battle it out on the course for Overall Champion this Saturday.

Newton-Conover High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps hosts the 17th Annual All Service Field Meet Saturday.

“NCHS cadets actually compete against each other in events two weeks prior to the meet to ensure they have an understanding of how the events are to be conducted,” said NCHS Senior Naval Science Instructor Tom Mentzer.

JROTC programs will travel from 24 schools and bring more than 750 cadets from throughout the region to participate in the day’s events. The groups competing during the All Service Field Day represent the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps

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