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The Mustang Stampede, a field meet annually hosted by the Mitchell Navy JROTC unit occurred on October 11th. Congratulations to Central, Gulf, and Gaither for taking top 3. Thank you to everyone who made this possible and for supporting the fight against breast cancer.
|Mitchell Navy Flag Ceremony Practice|
The flag ceremony, held at the Crescent Oaks Country Club, was our unit's presentation and folding of a sixty-foot flag to honor The Wounded Warriors project. This was an honor for our unit, as we were personally hand selected for being the best in the area again.
|Mini Boot Camp|
Mini Boot Camp is a three day event for incoming cadets to begin their drill, academic, and physical fitness studies. This event took place on July 22nd to July 25th, and each day our new and returning cadets participated in a day of vigorous activities. This is where the forging of our leaders began.
The Awards Banquet that took place on Friday, May 2nd, was a total success. Showing not only the cadets, but families and friends, all of the hard work that was put into this year. Being the last event of the year, we said goodbye to our seniors and wished them well on their future endeavors. So have a great summer and we will see you soon!
On March 8th, Mitchell Navy competed at the States Championship at Oviedo High School doing the best they have ever done for a States Championship. Taking home third place for team push-ups, third place for unarmed basic, fourth place armed basic, fifth place overall athletics, fifth place team academics, and lastly fifth place overall. Being the last field meet of the season, they finished strong and proud.
|USF Field Meet|
Yet again Mitchell Navy recieves an abundant amount of trophies. On saturday, March 1st the team competed at the USF field meet. In the following events they placed; first for armed exhibition drill, first for team push-ups, first for overall athletics, second for unarmed basic drill, second for team sit-ups, fourth for armed basic drill, fifth for unarmed exhibition drill, and they finished with second place overall.
|Winter Park Field Meet|
Saturday, February 8th, Mitchell Navy competed in the Wild Cat field meet at Winter Park High School. We placed second overall, and took home trophies in the folowing events: Second in armed basic drill, fifth in unarmed basic drill, third place in unarmed exhibition drill, fourth place in overall drill, first place in team push ups, first in team sit-ups, and first in overall athletics. Congraulations to the following cadets for placing and earning a medal in the following events: Individual male push-ups: Third place-Breitfeller(85), First plsce-Boler (106) Individual male sit-ups: Third place-Williams (315), Second place-Pisani (323), and First place-Cooke (340)Individual Female Sit-ups: First place- DePagter (184)
|Boca Raton Field Meet|
For the first field meet of the year, Mitchell Navy competed in Boca Raton's field meet in South Florida on December 14th, 2013. Mitchell took fifth place overall and placed in the following events: Academics-5, Armed Exhibition-4, Curl Ups-3, Push Ups-2, 200M Race-5, 100M Race-4, and Athletics-2.
After a semester of meticulous uniforms, competition training, and demanding PT, Mitchell Navy cadets shed their strict military bearing and danced the night away at Spartan Manor on January 18th, 2014. After dinner, the DJ kicked off the ball with the Cupid Shuffle, causing cadets to race to the dance floor, where they would stay until the lights came back on.
December 7th, 2013 a select group of Mitchell Navy cadets were chosen to go flying. Thanks to the Young Eagles Flying Program, these cadets took flight in small airplanes, and gained the experience of a lifetime.
|Thanksgiving Food Drive|
The Mitchell Navy participates in the annual Thanksgiving food drive for families in need in the community. Not only do we aspire to bring in as many cans as possible, but we also build a destroyer out of the donations. Thank you for those who donated and assisted in the construction and to Mitchell Navy for taking the time to make a difference; true leadership is demonstrated in the assistance contributed to community service.
|Mustang Stampede Field Meet|
On October 13th, Mitchell hosted the Mustang Stampede Field Meet. The meet had a pink theme-October is breast cancer awareness month and the field meet was themed around the cause. Schools gathered from all over to compete and prove the value of their training and hard-earned skill. After a long day of hard work, Gulf High School's NJROTC proved themselves worthy of a first place gold trophy. Congratulations to all who competed and thank you for participating.
|Iron Bear Returning Champions|
Winning first place at the Iron Bear Challenge last year wasn't just good luck. Once again, Mitchell Navy brought home the much-coveted trophy, making Mitchell returning champions. Only 4 schools have ever had the honor of bringing it home and we are proud to be one of them. We also earned trophies in the following events:
Fire Hose Relay-1st
3 Man carry-2nd
Sea Bag Relay-1st
Tire Flip Relay-3rd
100 Meter Relay Dash-2nd
And First Place Overall!
|DISTINGUISHED UNIT 2014-2013-2012- 2011- 2010-2009-2006-2005-2004-2003|
We believe that individual commitment to a group effort is what makes our team work. Coming together in the beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. Besides the nice thing about our teamwork is that we always have someone on our side. Thanks to all of our parents and supporters; without you we could not have made it. Commander and Gunny, YOU ROCK