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ROTC/JROTC Awards

 

2017 Awards

 

2017 Outstanding Cadet - 2nd Place
 
Walden Grove High School (Sahuarita) Navy JROTCCadet Carson Lopez
 
2017 Silver Medal Recipients
 
University of Arizona Air Force ROTCCadet Glynis Facciano
University of Arizona Army ROTCCadet Abelardo Macias
University of Arizona Navy ROTCCadet Edward Perea
 
2017 Bronze Medal Recipients
 
Buena High School (Sierra Vista) Army JROTCCadet Daniel Vance
Cholla Magnet High School (Tucson) Army JROTCCadet Tyle Sears
Cienega High School (Vail) Navy JROTCCadet Joseph Smith
Desert View High School (Tucson) Air Force JROTCCadet Dean Friskey
Flowing Wells High School (Tucson) Army JROTCCadet Clayton Teague
Globe High School Army JROTCCadet Marlin Rustin
Nogales High School Air Force JROTCCadet Diego Favela
Rio Rico High School Army JROTCCadet Molina Dabdoub
Sahuarita High School Navy JROTCCadet Ashley Brunette
Tombstone High School Army JROTCCadet Marie Ames

 

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20 Apr 2017 - Nogales High School Air Force JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

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Cadet Diego Favela receives JROTC Bronze
Medal from Lt. Col (Ret.) Bob Hoover, PhD.
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Lt. Col. Bob Hoover presents
SAR Certificate to Cadet Diego Favela.
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Lt. Col. Bob Hoover presents
JROTC Certificate.

 

13 Apr 2017 - Tombstone High School Army JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

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Lt. Col. (Ret.) Bob Hoover, PhD pins Bronze JROTC Medal
on Cadet Marie Ames.
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Lt. Col. Hoover presents SAR Certificate
to Cadet Marie Ames.
 
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Beth of the Sierra Vista DAR Chapter
presents Cadet Ames with an award.
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Cadet White with Lt. Col. Hoover.

 

2016 Awards

 

2016 Outstanding Cadet
 
Sahuarita High SchoolCadet Lieutenant Kayla Hensley
 
2016 Silver Medal Recipients
 
University of Arizona Air Force ROTCCadet Robert Richardson
University of Arizona Army ROTCCadet Ryan Bailey
University of Arizona Navy ROTCCadet Eric Willet
 
2016 Bronze Medal Recipients
 
Buena High School (Sierra Vista) Army JROTCCadet Sergeant Simon Callendar
Cholla High School (Tucson) Army JROTCCadet 1st Sergeant Roman Cancino
Cienega High School (Vail) Navy JROTCCadet Yaniel Aponte-Dominguez
Desert View High School (Tucson) Air Force JROTCCadet Eric Henry
Flowing Wells High School (Tucson) Army JROTCCadet Jacob Dibble
Globe High School Army JROTCCadet Corporal Alejandro Preston
Nogales High School Air Force JROTCCadet Manuel Fernandez
Rio Rico High School Army JROTCCadet Staff Sergeant Aaron Cluff
Sahuarita High School Navy JROTCCadet Petty Officer 1st Class Anthony Duarte Sahuarita
Tombstone High School Army JROTCCadet 1st Sergeant David Montoya

 

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28 Apr 2016 - Sahuarita High School Navy JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

The Tucson Chapter Color Guard consisting of John Lyons and Al Niemeyer attended the Sahuarita High School Navy JROTC Awards Ceremony on 28 April 2016.  In a tradition that has been going on for years, the JROTC served dinner to the attendees with Lasagna and salad being the order of the day.  Later, Compatriots Lyons & Niemeyer awarded the Bronze ROTC Medal and Certificate to Cadet Petty Officer 1st Class Anthony Duarte.

 

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JROTC Cadets serving meals to visitors.
Lasagna was the entree of the day.
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John Lyons with Award winner
Anthony Duarte.
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Al Niemeyer with Award winner
Anthony Duarte.

 

27 Apr 2016 - University of Arizona Army, Navy & Air Force ROTC Awards Ceremonies

 

The Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC Units conducted their yearly ROTC Awards Ceremonies at the University of Arizona Wildcat Stadium on 27 April 2016. Color Guard members Al Niemeyer and John Lyons attended the Ceremonies with Compatriot Lyons giving Silver ROTC Medals to the following individuals: Army ROTC Cadet Ryan Bailey, Navy ROTC Cadet Eric Willet, Air Force Cadet Robert Richardson.

 

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Al Niemeyer & John Lyons.
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Army, Navy & Air Force ROTC Color Guard
with Navy ROTC to the right in picture.
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ROTC Color Guard Marching.
 
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Lyons awards Silver ROTC to Army Cadet
Ryan Bailey.
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Lyons awards Silver ROTC to Navy Cadet
Eric Willet.
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Lyons awards Silver ROTC to AF Cadet
Robert Richardson.

 

26 Apr 2016 - Cholla High School Air Force JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

The Tucson Chapter Color Guard consisting of John Lyons and Al Niemeyer attended the Cholla High School Air Force JROTC Awards Ceremony on 26 April 2016.  Compatriot Al Niemeyer awarded the Bronze ROTC Medal and Certificate to Cadet 1st Sergeant Roman Cancino.

 

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JROTC Squadron marching into the gymnasium.
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Cadet 1st Sergeant Roman Cancino receives Bronze
JROTC Medal and Certificate from Al NIemeyer.

 

21 April 2016 - Rio Rico High School Air Force JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

The Tucson Chapter Color Guard consisting of John Lyons and Al Niemeyer attended the Rio Rico High School Air Force JROTC Awards Ceremony on 21 April 2016.  Compatriot John Lyons awarded the Bronze JROTC Medal and Certificate to Cadet Staff Sergeant Aaron Cluff.

 

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JROTC Squadron at parade rest in the gymnasium.
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Cadet Staff Sergeant Aaron Cluff receives the Bronze
JROTC Medal and Certificate from John Lyons.

 

7 April 2016 - Flowing Wells High School Army JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

The Tucson Chapter Color Guard consisting of John Lyons, Al Niemeyer and Jim Williamson attended the 37th Annual Flowing Wells High School 2016 JROTC Awards Ceremony on April 7th, 2015.  Compatriots Williamson and Lyons awarded the Bronze JROTC Medal and Certificate to Cadet Jacob Dibble and they presented Cadet Elisa Zabalza with the DAR Certificate of Achievement. Congresswoman Martha McSally was a special guest and presenter at the Awards Review.

 

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Flowing Wells High School Army JROTC Cadets.
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Jim Williamson & John Lyons in conversation.
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Women's Drill Team awaiting introduction.
 
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Congresswoman Martha McSally in red.
Lyons & Williamson can be seen in left background.
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Salute to the flag. Congresswoman McSally
& Major DeWitt in foreground.
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Jim Williamson &
Congresswoman McSally.

 

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Cadet Jacob Dibble receives Bronze Medal & Certificate
from Jim Williamson & John Lyons.
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Cadet Elisa Zabalza receives the DAR Certificate of Achievement
from Jim Williamson & John Lyons.

 


 

2015 Awards

 

2015 Outstanding Cadet
 
Sahuarita High School Cadet Madeline Arborgast
 
2015 Silver Medal Recipients
 
University of Arizona Air Force ROTCCadet Austin Bondy
University of Arizona Army ROTCCadet James Speck
University of Arizona Navy ROTCCadet Matthew Willette
 
2015 Bronze Medal Recipients
 
Buena High School (Sierra Vista) Army JROTCCadet Daniel Cusick
Cholla High School (Tucson) Army JROTCCadet Juan Insunza
Cienega High School (Vail) Navy JROTCCadet Joshua Mack
Desert View High School (Tucson) Air Force JROTCCadet Anthony Barnes
Flowing Wells High School (Tucson) Army JROTCCadet Adam McClintock
Globe High School Army JROTCCadet Leon Magness
Nogales High School Air Force JROTCCadet Israel Valles
Rio Rico High School Army JROTCCadet Angel Altimirano
Sahuarita High School Navy JROTCCadet Alex Root
Tombstone High School Army JROTCCadet Ethan Robbins
 

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6 May 2015 - University of Arizona Navy ROTC Awards Ceremony

 

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Navy Color Guard marching in with the Colors.
Photo by Al Niemeyer
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Navy Cadets at attention.
Photo by Al Niemeyer
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29 April 2015 - University of Arizona Air Force ROTC Awards Ceremony

 
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Air Force ROTC Awards Ceremony at the University of Arizona football stadium early in the morning.
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Al Niemeyer awards Austin Bondy the Silver ROTC Medal and Certificate at the University of Arizona Football Stadium.
Photo by John Lyons.
rotc2015-04-29ua3-s John Lyons awards Army ROTC Cadet James Speck the Silver ROTC Medal and Certificate at the University of Arizona.

Photo by Al Niemeyer

 

29 April 2015 - Cienega High School JROTC Awards Ceremony

John Lyons awards Navy JROTC Cadet Joshua Mack the Bronze JROTC Medal and Certificate at Cienega High School.

Photo by Al Niemeyer
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28 April 2015 - Cholla High School JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

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SAR Tucson Chapter President Gerry Lawford observes
Army JROTC at attention
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SAR Tucson Chapter President Gerry Lawford and
Cadet Captain Juan Insunza

Photos by Al Niemeyer

 

22 April 2015 - Flowing Wells High School JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

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Flowing Wells Army JROTC Cadet Corps



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Jim Williamson presents the Bronze JROTC Medal and Certificate to Cadet Adam McClintock with Military Science Instructor Major Robert L. DeWitt and SAR Chapter President Gerry Lawford looking on.

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Cadet Adam McClintock and
Jim Williamson
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Jim Williamson, Gerry Lawford, Cadet McClintock,
Theresa Williamson and John Lyons

Photos by Al Niemeyer

 

15 April 2015 - Sahuarita High School JROTC Awards Ceremony

 

images/rotc2015-04-15sah-s.jpg After being served a tasty chicken dinner by Sahuarita High School Navy JROTC Cadets, Color Guard members Gerry Lawford, John Lyons and Al Niemeyer joined with other attendees at the School auditorium where the Color Guard presented the Bronze JROTC Medal and Certificate to Cadet Alex Root.

Photo by Al Niemeyer shows (L-R) John Lyons, Cadet Alex Root and Tucson Chapter President Gerry Lawford.

 


 

2014 Awards

 

2014 Outstanding Cadet

Sahuarita High School

Cadet Sintran Patil

2014 Silver Medal Recipients

University of Arizona Air Force ROTC

University of Arizona Army ROTC

University of Arizona Navy ROTC

Cadet Emily Leggett

MS3 Chris Polston

Midshipman 2C Ben Silvertooth

2014 Bronze Medal Recipients

Buena High School (Sierra Vista) Army JROTC

Cienega High School (Vail) Navy JROTC

Desert View High School (Tucson) Air Force JROTC

Flowing Wells High School (Tucson) Army JROTC

Globe High School Army JROTC

Nogales High School Air Force JROTC

Rio Rico High School Army JROTC

Sahuarita High School Navy JROTC

Tombstone High School  Army JROTC

Matthew C. Perry High School (Iwakuni, Japan)

Cadet Andrew Helmrich

Cadet Stenie Tucker

Cadet Major Thijs Olguin

Cadet Anthony Iannacone

Cadet Simeon Rustin

Cadet Javier Castillo

Cadet Luis Rosas

Cadet Victoria Castro

Cadet John Schriener

Cadet Laramie Billups


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Outstanding Cadet Patril


On 9 May 2014 Sahuarita High School JROTC Cadet Sintran Patil was given the Outstanding Cadet award.  Picture shows Al Niemeyer (on left), Cadet Patil, and John Lyons.


Cadet Iannacone receiving award



On 23 April 2014 Flowing Wells Cadet Anthony Iannacone was awarded the Bronze ROTC Medal by Jim Williamson, John Lyons & Al Niemeyer with Ladies auxiliary Theresa Williamson.


Cadet Castillo receiving award



On 24 April 2014 Nogales Cadet Javier Castillo was awarded the Bronze ROTC Medal by Gerry Lawford, Jim Kimbrough & Al Niemeyer.


Cadet Tucker receiving award



On 25 April 2014 Cienega Cadet Stenie Tucker was awarded the Bronze ROTC Medal by Bill Aurand and Al Niemeyer.


Cadet Polson receiving award



On 9 April 2014 Color Guard at the University of Arizona Army ROTC James Williamson awards the Silver ROTC Medal to MS3 Chris Polston.


Cadet Olguin receiving award



On 1 May 2014 the Color Guard attended the  Desert View HS JROTC awards ceremony.  Shown, left to right, are Al Niemeyer , Cadet Maj. Thijs Olguin & Jim Williamson with Cadet Olguin's Bronze Medal.


Cadet Leggett reciving award



On 1 May 2014 Color Guard was at the University of Arizona to present the Silver Medal to Air Force ROTC Cadet Emily Leggett.  Shown are James Williamson, Cadet Emily Leggett and Al Niemeyer.


Cadet Rosas receiving award



Bronze Medal recipient Luis Rosas with Jim Kimbrough on 6 May 2014 at the Rio Rico High School Army JROTC awards ceremony.


Cadet Silvertooth with award



Silver medal recipient Midshipman 2C Ben Silvertooth with John Lyons, Jim Dickinson and Jim Williamson University of Arizona Navy ROTC.


Cadet Billups

On Wednesday 14 May Matthew C Perry High School in Iwakuni, Japan, principal Mr. Lorenzo Brown presented the Bronze Medal to Cadet Laramie Billups.  Cadet Billups represents all the characteristics of leadership and soldierly bearing necessary to place him at the top of the scale.  He is in the top 25% of his class and represents the school in sports and community affairs.


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