SMITHFIELD – Smithfield-Selma High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (SSS NJROTC) successfully completed their annual Area Manager’s Inspection on October 24, with Lieutenant Commander James Landis USN-Ret. Area Five Manager. Sixty-three cadets were graded at the unit personnel inspection which measured their basic knowledge of the program, grooming standards, and uniform appearance.
The unit was also evaluated on their drill and color guard performance, as well as program management with the Operations, Administration, Supply, and Communications Departments.
NJROTC also offers many exciting extra-curricular activities that include marksmanship, academic, athletic, drill, STEM, and orienteering competitions throughout the region. There are 30 high schools with NJROTC in the Area Five region, including eight schools in North Carolina, and the remaining 22 in the Norfolk and rural Virginia area.