North Cobb~Harrison NJROTC

   A Distinguished Unit w/Academic Honors 15 Yrs Running & 2016-17 Area-12's "Best All-Around" Unit

Plan of the Week

For the POW for the week of  November 29 click (updated here 11/29/2021 For a list of events on the Master Schedule for NJROTC dated (11/29/2021) click here. For Daily Practice Schedule for the different Teams, click here.  


Upcoming Events & News

A Day With Santa CSE Signup - On Saturday, 4 December, the NJROTC unit will help support the City of Kennesaw's "A Day with Santa" community service celebration. We will need cadets to help setup, run different aspects of the events, breakdown and cleanup afterwards. Cadets involved in this will be able to change over at the City Council Building. We are looking for approx. 10-15 cadets. Please sign up here if you want to support. 

A Day With Santa Parade Signup - On Saturday, 4 December, the NJROTC unit will be participating in Downtown Kennesaw's "A Day with Santa" Parade Celebration. We are asking that ALL CADETS participate. The uniform will be NSU's with the exception of Plt CDR's Color Guard, and Top 3. Cadets can be dropped off and picked up at the Ben Robertson Community Center NLT 1:00pm. The actual parade begins at 2:00pm. The address is 2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw, GA. 30144.  Please sign up here. Thank you in help maintaining our "Distinguished Unit Status"....

NCHS Shop With a Warrior (SWAW) Signup - On Saturday, 11 December, North Cobb High School will host its annual SWAW Community Service Event. Cadets who want to participate will help faculty and staff run the event. Cadets will be in khaki colored trousers and the Unit Running Suit Jacket. Navy Sweatshirts will be provided for those that do not have one. Please sign up here if you would like to support the unit.

North Cobb's Shop with a Warrior school application here!


The North Cobb~Harrison NJROTC Color Guard had the honor of presenting colors at the Ga Tech Boston College football game, Saturday, 13 November 2021. Color Detail pictured from left to right were Cadets Mykel Lawson, Jaylen Anderson, Domingo Gray, and Jykel Lawson. In spite of a very chaotic beginning, the detail represented the unit in a very professional and distinguished manner. Bravo Zulu!

Brain Brawl takes 1st at Stockbridge's "Tiger Tussle"!
Congratulations to Brain Brawl Team 1 for finishing first place this past weekend on Saturday, October 30th, at the Stockbridge "Tiger Tussle"! Unfortunately, they were not able to qualify for Area 12 this competition due to a technicality.


The Drill Team Qualifies for Area 12 Championship!

This past Saturday, October 23, our Drill Team competed against sixteen other schools for a chance to compete in the Area 12 championship! They started off the day with the academic test, push ups & curl ups, Personnel Inspection, followed by the Drill routines and a 16-cadet sprint! They placed 2nd overall, qualifying for Area 12! Congratulations to all of our Drill Team members on an outstanding job competing at Sprayberry!!!

Brain Brawl Takes 1st Place at Eagles Landing Opener!

This past weekend on October 16th, Team 2 from our Brain Brawl traveled down to Eagles Landing for the academic season opener. They came out of the first round with 95, and out of the second round with 110. The team went into a nail-biter of a final round against Hillgrove finishing the round with 90! Team 2 still managed to pull through the stress and come out as the team on top, securing the 1st pace trophy! Congratulations to the Brain Brawlers for starting the season out with a bang!!!

Cadets pictured left to right: Carambot (Ab), Holley, Morrell, Roberson, & Hanner


Jolly Rogers Orienteering Meet

On October 17th 2021, the Orienteering Team went to the Jolly Roger Orienteering Meet and with some hard work and preparation we actually qualified for the Area Twelve Orienteering Meet! We placed 5th overall and ran some amazing times for each group! Good job to all of our Orienteering Team cadets for putting in so much work for this Orienteering Meet! You all did outstanding! Thank you so much for all the work you put in!

Cadets pictured from left to right: c/SR Syken, Samuel, c/SR Waddell, Logan, c/SA Praser, Noah


2021 Annual Military Inspection! 

On Friday, October 15th 2021, the North Cobb-Harrison NJROTC Unit held our AMI (Annual Military Inspection)! The cadets joined together to present to the Unit Inspector, Captain Foege United States Navy, and overall did outstanding job. The A.M.I consisted of platoon uniform inspection, ceremony, Armed Exhibition performance and the Pass in Review. During the ceremony the Commanding Officer the Honor Platoon, 3rd platoon, as the platoon with the highest overall average from uniform inspection! Thank you to all of those who participated in the Annual Military Inspection this year!


This past weekend our Drill Team traveled down to Henry county to compete in the annual McDonough Fun Meet! Competing against 16 other schools in drill, academics, athletics and rifle. The Drill Team placed 1st overall, 1st in every drill category including 3rd place in color guard. The Academic and Rifle Team also placed 1st in their respective categories with cadet Johnson, Craig placing 1st overall in the academic postal and cadet Pratz, Nicholas placing 1st overall in the rifle postal!!! Another shoutout to several other cadets for earning medals in every single category! Congratulations to our outstanding Drill Team for setting the bar high for the upcoming season and good luck to all of our team for the year ahead! Hoorah North Cobb!!!


American Legion Post 29 cadet Recognition!

American Legion Post 29's (Marietta) recognition of their 2021 Boy's State graduates. Aiden Burris and a few other high school students were recognized for their outstanding contribution to the 2021 Boy's State, which was hosted by Gordon State College! Cadet Burris endured a very intense, tiring, and exhilarating week full of governmental lessons, sports tournaments, and as well as serving as a participating citizen in the Boy's State government. He was elected to a City Council position where he compounded ideas from other council members and the Mayor of George City, Washington County, to create laws for the city. As a group of 15 exceptional Boy's State participants, they earned the recognition of Best City (out of 12 cities) due to their phenomenal athletic victories, test scores, and overall excellent contribution to Boy's State! Congratulations again to c/ENS Aiden Burris for all of his hard work this summer! 


Harrison has 1st Home Game!

On Friday August 27th, Harrison had their first home game of the season versus North Forsyth High School! Our Harrison cadets came out in their NSU's and stayed posted at six different gates during the game! Despite being drenched by the pouring rain and being pushed out by a lightning delay, our cadets managed to stay safe and have a good time, not dry however! Harrison ended up winning 19-6! Thank you to all the cadets who showed up and showed out!!!

Cadets pictured left to right; c/CPO Reese, Jordyn, c/LCDR Anderson, Jaylen, C/SCPO Bartley, Karianna, and c/ENS Burris, Aiden


Pigs & Peaches Annual Festival!

Cadets this weekend attended the annual Pigs & Peaches festival to help set up and take down tents, tables, chairs; pick up trash, restock food, and answer any questions that people may have. In their down time they explored all the tents, games, and food such as lemonade, barbeque, and funnel cakes! All around did an awesome job helping out with maintaining cleanliness and a positive atmosphere! Thanks you cadets for your time and energy!!


Welcome Aboard Picnic!

This past Saturday we had our annual Welcome Aboard Picnic! All of the cadets and their families brought in food & drinks and were given the chance to meet other cadets, get to know their staff, and have a good time! 1st Sergeant and Lieutenant got the chance to meet several parents and interest their cadets in joining our teams! The cadets also played a friendly game of two-hand-touch football! The picnic was overall a great success and we can't wait to have everyone back again next year!


Northcobb vs Sprayberry Scrimmage Football Game!

On Friday, August 13th, North Cobb high school had a scrimmage game against Sprayberry high school and our NJROTC cadets all came out to help with the game. Cadets were posted around the whole football area and watched over the stations they were in. North Cobb won the game by 59 - 16. Thank you to all the cadets who came out to help!!


Warrior Welcome!

On Thursday, 29 July, we held our annual Warrior Welcome where we show our freshmen the school and get the opportunity to interest them in our NJROTC unit! Our cadets gathered in the cafeteria to show off our unit and answer any questions they might have. We also had two cadets give a rifle spinning demonstration! Thank you so much to those who came out and supported this event! We couldn't have done it with out you! We appreciate all of the new cadets who showed up and were given a big welcome to our high school!


Swift-Cantrell Movie in the Park!

On Saturday, 24 July from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Swift-Cantrell, there was a community service event to support the Kennesaw Parks & Recreations during their outdoor movie-in-the-park event. We all did our parts in helping with tent, table, and chair set up, facilitate games and activities! There were lots of stands there giving out samples and products and it was a big blast for everyone who attended! We appreciate having dedicated cadets to show up and help out at every single event!


New Cadet Orientation Officially Kicks Off 2021-2022 School Year!

On July 13th - 16th we held our annual New Cadet Orientation! Our staff members gathered together to introduce our new cadets to our NJROTC Unit and are very proud to see all 21 of them excited to join ROTC. We did lots of fun activities like Drill Knockout, Brain Brawl and Rifle shooting! We also held demonstrations and briefs of every department and team such as Rifle, Orienteering, Drill, Academics, Drone, and Athletic Team. Thank you so much to our new NS1's for coming out and getting a taste of our unit! We cant wait to see you back here in person!!


Salute to America Event!

On Saturday, July 3rd, at Swift-Cantrell, there was a community service event to support the Kennesaw Parks & Recreations during their “Salute to America” celebration. Cadets came together to help the staff of the event put up barriers and signs and even helped them set up the areas in which people would come in and sit down for the event. A lot of cadets gathered bright and early to help them set up and everyone got to help themselves to some snacks afterwards. Our Color Guard also made an arrival at the event and presented themselves for the event.

Leadership Academy in the Books!

This past weekend, June 18th, cadets graduated from the annual Leadership Academy! They spent 12 hours of six grueling days testing their skills in drill, academics, athletics, and leadership to finally earn their leadership cords! Cadets Jaylen Anderson, Domingo Gray, Jekel Lawson, Karianna Bartley, and Tiani Johnson all stepped up to the challenge, while Rebecca Peña-Rubio came back for her 2nd year to earn her Cadre cord! Cadet Anderson and Johnson showed out by earning awards as best male and female in Physical Fitness and Cadet Bartley earning an award for highest overall GPA! Congrats to our new leaders and good luck on the year ahead! Bravo Zulu!!!


Cadets Successfully Complete 2021 GO.A.T. Camp

Cadets attended the 2021 Georgia Orienteering Advanced Training (G.O.A.T.) Camp from 7-11 June at Hard labor Creek and Dauset Trails State Parks. The cadets were put through the test of running multiple grueling and challenging courses over a 5 day period. This years camp was threatened due to COVID, put thankful to the the Instructors that came together, the camp was able to be held. The advanced training lead to each of the cadets to move to at least one competitive orienteering level with Cadet Micah Towne receiving the most honors. Congratulations team and good luck moving forward to next years orienteering season.

Cadets helped The Kennesaw Parks & Rec with their 2nd summertime "Movie in the Park"! Prior to the movie showing, cadets helped set up tents, tables, chairs, and games! They also assisted in helping park attendees tie-dye their clothes, hand out pizza, and even join in on some of the games! Even though the event was interrupted by a rain and thunderstorm, these cadets still managed to keep people safe, dry, and having a good time! Bravo Zulu for serving the giving back to your community! Look out for future opportunities to help out!!!


Backyard Campout Community Service

This past weekend cadets volunteered at Swift Cantrell Park to help out Kennesaw Parks & Recreation with their Overnight Backyard Campout! On the 15th cadets helped set up tents, prep for s'mores, and handed out dinner to campers! The following day on the 16th cadets got up bright and early to help hand out breakfast, break down tents, pack up and clean up! Bravo Zulu to the cadets who stepped up this weekend! Look out for future opportunities to help represent our unit and support your community!!!


Annual Military Ball!

On May 15th NS2's & NS3's had one last dance with their 2021 senior class at the Annual Military Ball! This year we were thankful to have our military ball at the  Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History! Cadets were welcomed with a prayer from Chaplain c/ENS Peña-Rubio, Rebecca and a well thought motivational speech from guest speaker USMC Retired SSgt Buckley. c/CDR Lago, Matthaeus & c/ENS Powell, Elly were named the King & Queen while c/LTJG Gray, Domingo & c/ENS Peña-Rubio were named the Prince & Princess (pictured heating up the dance floor with the infamous 'Wobble'), preluded by the seniors farewell with a sword arch by the Honor Guard! Overall, cadets had a successful and outstanding evening full of laughs and memories for one last round trip for the end of another astounding year for the unit!! A special thanks to the NJROTC Booster Club for helping make this night possible!!! Bravo Zulu seniors, you will be missed!!!


2021 Awards Night 

On May 12th we held our Annual Awards Ceremony for the cadets of 2020-2021, many of our cadets got awarded new ranks, positions, ribbons and metals! Our CO c/CDR Lago, Matheus and XO c/LCDR Dorsinvil, Louis was there to congratulate us and happily hand out our new positions after a long and tedious process of decision making and we our happy to announce that our new CO and XO are now c/LCDR Anderson, Jaylen and c/LT Flores, Camila! All of our new Positions and team CDR's can be found on the Unit Info Page here! Thank you for all of the people who showed up and congratulations the new staff members!!


Next Stop, Drill Navy Nationals

This past weekend, our hungry drill team competed against 12 different schools from Area 12, such as the likes of Nease, South Effingham, Lassiter, Peachtree Ridge and more at the annual Area 12 Drill Championship held in Leesburg this year. Our drill team departed for the journey that Friday afternoon, and used their collective time at the hotel to sharpen their skills with drill, athletics, and academics for the following day. In the blistering heat, our drill team managed to walkaway with a considerable amount of hardware including individual awards. Multiple cadets placed in the top 3 in their respective events; c/ENS Peña-Rubio placing 2nd overall for Female Push-ups, c/PO1 Lawson, Jeykel topping all other males to earn the 1st overall for Curl-Ups, and finally c/PO2 Johnson, Craig using his brain to place 3rd overall amongst the best brains in Area 12. As a group, our academic team placed 1st overall at the meet, athletics placed 2nd overall, and drill placed 2nd overall with the help of Armed Basic and Color Guard achieving 1st place in all of Area 12! With these trophies, the North Cobb-Harrison Drill Team has earned a spot for Navy Nationals!! Bravo Zulu to the drill team members!! Good Luck at NAVY NATIONALS!


Brain Brawl Heads To Nationals

This past Saturday, on March 20th, our Brain Brawl team competed at Eagles Landing against 23 other schools at the Area 12 Championship to compete for a spot at Navy Nationals. c/ENS Powell placed 3rd in the Brawl Stars where one cadet from each team competes to see who is the quickest and smartest Brain Brawler in Area 12. The two teams started off strong in the first round, with Team 1 maintaining the 2nd place lead along with Team 2 following in 7th. In the end, team 2 placed 7th overall and Team 1 placed 3rd overall and will continue on to Navy Nationals! Bravo Zulu to the Brain Brawlers !!!



Congratulations to NS1 c/  and NS c/  for being awarded as the Cadets of the Quarter for the th six weeks of the 2021 school year. These cadets have displayed superior military bearing, academic achievement, participation in community service events, conduct, and they have shown esprit de corps throughout these six weeks.



Community Service: Cadets are reminded that clothing worn to community service events must meet Cobb County School District Dress Code. Cadets are not permitted to wear shorts that are too tight or too short.

ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Test Battery will be given at North Cobb High School on October 30th. If you are interested in taking the test, talk to Commander or 1stSgt.
You may sign up in either ROTC classrooms or the guidance office.
Community Service: Cadets are reminded that clothing worn to community service events must meet Cobb County School District Dress Code. Cadets are not permitted to wear 
shorts that are too short or too tight.
Horseplay and Pranks: This will not be tolerated, please think before you do something that causes damage or injury. As cadets, you will be held accountable for your actions.
Late Passes: Cadets, You must go to your other classes. You must have written permission from your other teacher before you can come to or stay in the ROTC class rooms, So get permisson first. 
SDB Uniform: When in public you must keep the entire uniform on. The jacket may only be removed in ROTC classroom, but if you leave the rotc classroom you must have your jacket on. 
Shirt Stays: Shirt Stays are apart of the NJROTC Unifrom. When in uniform all male cadets must were Shirt Stays. 
School Support and Community Service: We have 1,688 hours of community service, and 1,332 hours of school support. Last year we earned 2,481 hours of community service and 1,792 hours of 
school support. Make sure you have done your part to support the unit in maintaining our Distingushed unit status.
Use of Electronic Devices: All cadets are reminded that cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off and put away during class. If CDR, IstSGT, or the class leaders see it, 
it will be taken up and returned when class is over. Paragraph 8 of the course syllabus refers.
North Cobb Rifle Team: We are scheduled to take our team photo on 12 November at 1600 in the North Cobb theater.

Push-ups: Cadets are NOT authorized to give push-ups as punishment to other cadets.

School Support and Community Service: We have 649 hours of community service, and 132.5 hours of school support. Last year we earned 2,185 hours of community service and 1,823 hours of school support. Make sure you do your part to support the unit in maintaining our distinguished unit status.

school support. Make sure you have done your part to support the unit in maintaining our Distingushed unit status.

Use of Electronic Devices: All cadets are reminded that cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off and put away during class. If CDR, 1stSgt, or the class leaders see it, it will be taken and given back when class is over.
it will be taken up and returned when class is over.


Shirt Stays: Shirt Stays are apart of the NJROTC Unifrom. When in uniform all male cadets must wear Shirt Stays. 


CCSD Physical Form: Click here for the latest form. CCSD physical is not required to participate in JROTC, but cadets that do not have a physical on file are ineligible for participation in some events, field trips, team competitions, and some awards.

the specific extracurricular season, and on or off school grounds. Parents/Guardians and/or students must report any arrest of a student or behavior in which law enforcement is involved, to
their high school administration or coach within two weeks (14 calendar days) of the arrest or behavior. The two week time frame inclludes weekends, school holidays and summer vacation.

Student Conduct: Interscholastic/Extracurricular Activities [IDF-R]: Applies in NJROTC, 365 days per year, 24 hours a day, in and out of the specific extracurricular season, and on or off school grounds. Click here for rules.

SAT/ACT Prep Courses:

the specific extracurricular season, and on or off school grounds. 

REQUIRED PAPERWORK: StanRelease, Risk Factor Screening, Cadet Biography, Class Syllabus (Last Page), Signed Copy of Class Rules
are ALL required paperwork to participate in the NJROTC program. We request that each cadet turn in paperwork promptly. Paperwork was due
Friday 19 August. Failure to turn in paperwork will effect your grade. Paperwork is now overdue. Your grade WILL be affected.
REQUIRED PAPERWORK: Standard Release, Risk Factor Screening, Cadet Biography, Class Syllabus (Last Page), Signed Copy of Class RulesREQUIRED PAPERWORK: Standard Release, Risk Factor Screening, Cadet Biography, Class Syllabus (Last Page), Signed Copy of Class Rules are ALL required paperwork to participate in the NJROTC program. We request that each cadet turn in paperwork promptly. Paperwork was due Friday 19 August. Failure to turn in paperwork will effect your grade. Paperwork is now overdue. Your grade WILL be affectedCOBB COUNTY PHYSICAL: CCSD Physicals are REQUIRED for cadets to participate in drill meets and unit field trips. No physical, no field trip.
Friday 19 August. Failure to turn in paperwork will effect your grade. Paperwork is now overdue. Your grade WILL be affected.
Let Freedom Ring Color Guard: Saturday, Sep 10, 2011. NSU. Acworth Beach, 0930.
Color Guard: If your name is listed for a color guard and you are not able to attend please let c/LT (JG) Khan know A.S.A.P.
Football Game: Friday, Sep 9, 2011. NSU. Be at 50 yard line, 1900.
apply for the position, have a typed memo with your name and a method of contact put into the Executive Officer's box.


Cadets that wish to have pictures uploaded to the website please email them to PAO c/CPO Lago, Lucas & c/CPO Reese, Jordyn at . These pictures may also be used in the end of the year video. 


Senior Naval Science Instructor: Lieutenant Derek Easterling, USN (Ret.)

Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 801229
Fax: 770-975-6687

Naval Science Instructor: 1stSgt Michael Dickerson, USMC (Ret.)
Telephone: 770-975-6685 ext. 8011381
Fax: 770-975-6687

Link to The Area-12 NJROTC Website