Dunbar JROTC

Honor Unit with Distinction



The Army JROTC’s leadership development curriculum is accredited by AdvancED. Students who enroll and complete 2 years of JROTC Leadership Education and Training I and 2 achieve HOPE credit meeting Florida graduation requirements. JROTC is an elective course, there is no obligation to the military. Students are placed in leadership positions to support their growth as future managers and leaders.

Program lessons include:   

  • Leadership theory
  • Management
  • Social and communication skills
  • Decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Physical fitness & wellness
  • 1st Aid
  • Personal growth
  • Diversity
  • Goal setting
  • College preparation


The Key to Success in JROTC is TEAMWORK


Standard Schedule (may be adjusted for curriculum requirements)





Monday - Tuesday

Classroom lessons

School dress code


Uniform inspection/leadership training

JROTC Uniform


Drill with company formation

School dress code (Close-toed shoes)


Physical training with company formation

Exercise clothing (Close-toed shoes)


Note: Brigade Staff Meeting are held every Wednesday after school from 2:00 – 3:00 PM.

After School Activities Include:   

  • Raiders (August – December, March-May) (CrossFit type physical training)
  • Drill and Color Guard (September – March) (Marching & flag presentations)
  • JROTC Leadership & Academic teams (Knowledge-based)
  • Marksmanship (Olympic Style Air Rifle Marksmanship)
  • Robotics (Design and program robots)



  • Raiders: Most wins across the board
  • ‚ÄčDrill Team: State Champions
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Cadet Leadership

Brigade Commander: Tyler Ketron
Brigade Executive Officer:  Kamari Gouin
Brigade Sergeant Major:  Emmanuel Salinas


S1: Laura Palacios
S2: Gerardo Anaya
S3: Jaineece Norris
S4: Natalie Reyes
S5: Alexis Gerbasio
S6: Felix Maysonet

Battalion Chain of Command

1st Battalion

Battalion Commander:  Hilda Hernandez
Battalion Sergeant Major:  Brianna Crespo

2nd Battalion

Battalion Commander:  Enyah Thompkins
Battalion Sergeant Major: Kaylynn Holmes 


Mario A. Johnson Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Retired
Senior Army Instructor

Scott Varnado Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Retired Assistant Senior Army Instructor Pierre Berube Master Sergeant, US Army, Retired Army Instructor Todd Scott Master Sergeant, US Army, Retired
Army Instructor Vincent Mitchell Sergeant First Class, US Army, Retired
Army Instructor
Giovanni Robinson Sr. Sergeant First Class, US Army, Retired
Army Instructor

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