|USF Field Meet|
February 6th, Mitchell Navy JROTC competed in the field meet held at the University of South Florida. Beginning our morning with Personnel Inspection, our unit was anxious, excited for the strenuous day ahead. With such competitions as athletics and drill, we competed with many other schools from all over Florida, and every ROTC was striving for the gold. Mitchell Navy was recognized in athleticism, drill and individual drill. Receiving individual awards, were four cadets. First place for female push-ups, sit-ups, and male individual drill and one for second place female sit-ups. At the end of the day, the USF field meet was definitely an honor to attend.
|Young Eagle Flying Trip|
Few cadets from Mitchell Navy JROTC were selected to attend the Young Eagles Flying Trip January 30th, 2016. This program allows kids, but in our case cadets, to fly in the air with a certified pilot and at a certain altitude, take control of the steering. The cadets that were present found joy in the event, for many, their first occurrence flying a plane, and for some, their first time on one. This experience intrigued certain cadets to consider piloting as a career, or at the least a hobby. Mitchell Navy JROTC was enthused to be able to have had the opportunity once again to allow their cadets to participate in this once in a life-time event.
|Annual Military Inspection|
Mitchell Navy JROTC held their Annual Military Inspection January 28th, 2016.
Commander McGuire from Gulf High School took the time out of his day to inspect our unit.
Every cadet was anxious for the two hour event, studying and preparing, but, as one by one each
platoon was thoroughly examined and questioned, the nervousness had diminished. The all-
around unit inspection had went well, introducing each new cadet to one of the aspects of the life
|Gaither Field Meet|
December 5th, Mitchell Navy JROTC competed at the field meet held at Gaither high. Beginning our morning with Personnel Inspection, our unit was pumped. With such competitions as athletics and drill, we competed with many other schools from all over Florida, and all put up a good fight. Mitchell Navy was recognized in athleticism, drill and individual drill. All in all, the Gaither field meet was definitely an honor to attend.
|Verizon Veterans Day Boxing Match|
The Verizon Building held a ceremonial boxing match in the name of our veterans and in front of our veterans. Mitchell Navy JROTC was given the opportunity for our color guard to perform within the boxing ring, an opportunity one could not pass up. Being able to present the colors and commence such an occasion was an honor for our unit.
|Odessa Elementary Veterans Day Ceremony|
Mitchell Navy JROTC color guard had the pleasure of presenting the colors to all who had attended, from the civilians to the veterans. Having the chance to instill an image of patriotism in the children's minds was an experience not many could say they have done. Seeing the admiration in the eyes of our new generation was truly a sight to be cherished. We thank all who have risked their lives for this great country, who have the honor of being called a veteran. Mitchell Navy JROTC was thrilled to have had this opportunity, and hope to come across it again in the future.
|Cotee River Veterans Day Ceremony|
Mitchell Navy JROTC was enthused with the honor of folding the National Ensign at the Veterans Day ceremony held at Cotee River Elementary School on November 11th. Being in the presence of the numerous veterans that had attended the event and honoring them in such a way, was a distinct pleasure. The colorguard consisted of four Marine Corps veterans presenting the colors. With the sound of our veterans executing the honorary 21 gun salute, the ceremony had come to an end. Mitchell Navy JROTC was honored with the opportunity, gladly willing to do so again next year.
|Iron Bear Competition|
Saturday, October 24th, had led to be an exhausting day for Mitchell Navy JROTC, but nonetheless, a victorious one. The event our unit has been training for, for days on end, had finally come, and was just as much a challenge as we've been preparing for. Fortunately, with the help from all the cadets, we won first place overall, taking home the traveling trophy. Mitchell Navy could not be more thrilled!
|Southern Pines Hall of Fame Cafe|
The Mitchell Navy Color Guard team was honored to have had the privilege of presenting the colors at the Hall of Fame Cafe, hosted by the Southern Pine HealthCare Center. The opportunity to represent the National Ensign and the Navy flag in front of verterans, such as those from World War II, was beyond thrilling. Being able to witness the induction of those brave souls who had served our great country was truly a unique experience. Proud to do so, commencing the ceremony was an honor Mitchell Navy will not soon forget.
October 3rd, the Mustang Stampede was held. This event was a major success, with the schools giving their all. The Mitchell Navy JROTC cadets were honored to have hosted such a field meet! We thank all of the cadets and parents who put in their time and energy to make this meet possible.
The Mitchell Navy JROTC cadets who had participated in the directing of traffic at the Mitchell Cross Country event, were glad to have been able to lend a helping hand.
|Trinity Mustangs Football|
The Mitchell Navy JROTC cadets who had attended this event, were glad to have been of assistance while volunteering. From concession stands to picking up garbage, it was time well spent.
|Taste of Keystone|
Mitchell Navy JROTC cadets were honored to have offered their services to Keystone Prep High school. The event consisted of many mini games, food, the riding of horses, petting bunnies, and the entertainment of a musician and improv group. Mitchell NJROTC thanks Keystone Prep for the great opportunity!
|9/11 Flag Ceremony|
Mitchell Navy JROTC was honored to have had the opportunity to perform along side of the Police Department Color guard with our own. The NJROTC cadets were joyful, as always, to have participated in the Flag Ceremony and honor all those who were involved in the date we commemorate, September 11th.
|Mitchell Navy Cadets help fulfill a WWII Veterans last wish|
On August 28th, four of our own Mitchell Navy JROTC Cadets escorted Bill Tyndall, who was an airman who flew with the Berlin Airlift in WWII, out fishing as it was his final wish. The cadets and our SNSI were thrilled and touched to have had the opportunity to spend time with such an amazing man and to give back to a veteran who had risked his life for our great country.
|Mitchell Navy Car Wash|
The Car wash that was held by Mitchell Navy JROTC on August 29th, at the 7-Eleven on Seven Springs Blvd, was a success. A full line of cars kept the cadets occupied as they were glad to participate in this fundraiser. Each vehicle that was in the hands of Mitchell NJROTC, left with a shine that was created from the hard work the cadets put forth. We thank all who had attended the car wash and hope to have made the effort that was expected of us.
|Mini Boot Camp Day 3|
The final day of Mitchell NJROTC Mini boot camp was a look into the future. The NJROTC unit is glad to have the incoming cadets and to be able to discover their true potential. Mini boot camp was a success, even though we had encountered bumps in the road, Mitchell NJROTC worked together as a unit, truly living up to their motto of, One Team One Fight.
|Mini Boot Camp Day 2|
The second day of Mitchell NJROTC Mini boot camp was as efficient as day one. Many of the cadets began their physical training, or PT, and got a taste of the physical standards we expect in NJROTC. The cadets participated in drill lessons and were individually taught the stationary drills, along with another academic class. Mitchell Navy is proud to train the incoming cadets and is looking forward to an astounding year!
|Mini Boot Camp Day 1|
Day one of Mitchell NJROTC Mini Boot camp was an utter success. The incoming cadets turned in or received important paperwork for their NJROTC future, as well as learning the academic basics. The Mitchell NJROTC instructors, staff members, and the returning cadets taking on leadership roles, are ecstatic for the following two days of Mini Boot camp and to see what is in store.
Mini Bootcamp begins the 28th and continues through the 30th. Cadets will need to arrive by 0730 each morning to the purple building. The incoming cadets will be expected to wear active clothing all three days.
|Mitchell High Graduation|
Mitchell Navy is proud to say the Naval Science's senior cadets have graduated May 30th! Our color guard was enthused to be able to represent the colors for the graduating class. We wish the graduates the best of luck on their future endeavors!
|Mitchell Navy Picnic|
Mitchell Navy held their yearly picnic, easing the cadets minds off of their exams. The cadets enjoyed many mini games, including kickball, tug-of-war, tire flipping, and drill. The event displayed friendly competition and the need to win!
|Meadowlawn Ceremony Day 2|
Mitchell Navy was thrilled to have presented the colors with veterans and honoring all those who have lost their lives in the military. Mitchell Navy treasured this experience and would be proud to have the opportunity to do so again.
|Meadowlawn Ceremony Day 1|
Mitchell Navy NJROTC was honored to have placed miniature American flags at the grave stones of veterans. All who had participated was amazed at the amount of American flags we had placed down, and felt privileged to have honored the deceased.
|Relay For Life|
Mitchell Navy was proud to take part in the stand against cancer, and participating in Relay For Life of Trinity. The night was full of fundraising and unforgettable memories. What an honor it would be to take part in this event again next year.
|Color Guard performing at The Tampa Bay Rays Game|
May 8th, Mitchell Navy NJROTC's color guard presented the colors at The Tampa Bay Rays vs The Texas Rangers baseball game. This opportunity was an honor for our cadets and these individuals are thrilled to be able to say they have done so.
|Flag Folding Ceremony|
Mitchell Navy was honored to represent Veterans at the Flag Folding Ceremony held at Fox Hollow on May 1st. The present cadets did a spectacular job unfolding and displaying the flag for all to see, and would be thrilled to do so again in the future.
The Mitchell Navy Awards Banquet, held on April 30th, was an experience all who attended will never forget. The NJROTC program here at Mitchell High School was gladly represented by the success of their cadets. The NJROTC Program is sad to be saying good bye to their 2014-2015 seniors, although well aware of their future success.
|States Field Meet|
On March 7th at Oviedo high school Mitchell Navy competed at the state competition. Taking home 8th overall and placing 6th overall in academics.
|Area Manager Inspection|
On February 19th Mitchell Navy was inspected by Commander Dirk Hebert, the Area 7 manager. This event was a milestone for Mitchell Navy due to the fact that Commander Hebert attended.
|Winter Park Field Meet|
On February 7th Mitchell Navy competed in this field meet. Taking home 2nd overall and placing first in both athletics and academics!
|USF Raging Bull Field Meet|
On January 31st Mitchell Navy competed in the annual USF Field Meet. At this meet Mitchell Navy placed 6th overall, but academics took home first!
|Toys For Tots|
On December 20th Mitchell Navy participated in the annual Toys For Tots. Toys For Tots is all about giving back to the community by helping the less fortunate get gifts for their families.
On December 13th Mitchell Navy participated in the Christmas Parade. Marching around and calling cadences we showed off our Mitchell Navy pride!
|Young Eagles Flying Trip|
On December 6th many cadets got the oppurtunity to fly in and operate airplanes. During this experience the cadets got to learn how the planes function on and off the ground. They also learned many things about general aviation.
|Iron Bear Competition|
On October 18th Mitchell Navy returned to the Iron Bear athletic competition. Placing 5th overall and taking home several trophies in the following events; 2nd place tire flip, 2nd place truck pull, 3rd place klackerboards, 3rd place agility course, 5th place fire hose relay, and 5th place in the obstacle course.
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.
|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