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Sprayberry NJROTC

Military Ball

Posted in Uncategorized on April 18, 2014 by

Marietta Conference Center 500 Powder Springs St Marietta, GA 30064

Showtime is between 6-6:30pm. Doors will be locked at 7pm.

Ballroom building is on the right as you face the hotel.


Area 12 Drill Championship 3/1

Posted in Uncategorized on February 27, 2014 by

LOCATION IS COFFEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (NOT THE HIGH SCHOOL). New address: 901 Route 206, Douglas, GA 31533.

NJROTC Parents,

The Area 12 NJROTC 2014 Drill Championship is Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Coffee Middle School, 901 Route 206, Douglas, GA 31533. This meet gives our cadets the opportunity to compete amongst the 16 top units in Georgia and North Florida for a position in the NJROTC National Drill Championship.

DEPARTURE TIME: 3:30AM via school bus from the NJROTC parking lot at Sprayberry High School.

RETURN TIME: Midnight same location. Yes, it’s a very long day!!

PURPOSE: The opportunity to meet and compete with 16 different high school NJROTC units in close order drill, academic, military and athletic events with top 2 earning a national championship invitation.

SUPERVISION: Instructors and parent chaperones. Any parents that wish to chaperone and/or observe the events may do so. There are no bleachers for these events; it is advisable to bring chairs.

COST: Lunch and dinner will be provided to cadets. Spending money will be necessary if they want extra food.

ATTENDANCE to this event is mandatory for 40 selected cadets. Thank you!

DRESS: Cadets should wear Sprayberry NJROTC sweats and pt gear with athletic shoes. They will hand- carry their uniforms in provided garment and duffel bags onto the bus.

QUESTIONS: Contact GYSGT Ingram at 678-617-4639 or LCDR Wonders at 404-849-5635.

Please sign and return the Agreement of Indemnity below to serve as permission for your cadet to attend this event.

Most respectfully,
LCDR D.P. Wonders


WHEREAS the NJROTC Unit, Coffee High School, 159 Trojan Way, Douglas, GA, hereinafter called Indemnities have agreed to sponsor the Area 12 Drill Championship to be held on 01 March 2014 at Coffee Middle School and to permit

Name of NJROTC Cadet

to participate in said Drill Meet and to use various buildings, athletic fields, gymnasiums, transportation equipment, health and physical fitness facilities, and training devices, etc., at the Coffee Middle School, and any other facilities associated with this event.

Name of Parent or Guardian

is desirous of holding indemnities free from any and all claims whatsoever arising out of the use of the above detailed facilities or any other facilities at Coffee Middle School/ Coffee County Board of Education.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the aforementioned action by Indemnities, the above named Parent or Guardian indemnifies indemnities and holds them, their agents, and instrumentalities, employees and successors harmless from any and all torts, claims, or liability, or other casualty, whatsoever to the above named cadet or to any other party, person or property, caused or occasioned by the use of any such facilities or equipment, negligence due to imperfection in said facilities or equipment, negligence of Indemnity, or other person or party, or for any other cause.

The action of the Indemnities in allowing the above named cadet to participate in the NJROTC Area 12 Drill Championship and to use the facilities shall signify acceptance of this offer of indemnity.

It is also certified that the above named cadet is fully covered by a valid insurance program for any and all injuries that could result from the activities and events of this Drill Meet.

____________________________ ___________________________
Parent or Guardian Signature SNSI/NSI Certification/Witness

Area 12 Orienteering Championship 2/1

Posted in Uncategorized on January 30, 2014 by

Orienteering Championship is Saturday 2/1 at Ft Yargo State Park, Winder, GA. We will depart Sprayberry at 6:30am. Runners and run times are as follows:

English Armand 8:02 Yellow
Greenwell John 9:04 Yellow
Christy Bryan 9:12 Green
Barnard Doug 9:18 Orange
Mabry Justin 10:10 Yellow
Curtis Caroline 10:18 Orange
Wade Ethan 10:24 Green
Tenny Grace 11:10 Yellow
Roberts Chase 11:18 Orange
Trono Abigail 11:28 Yellow

Please print and sign the following Agreement of Indemnity form for participation:

We should be back to Sprayberry around 2:30pm. Good luck to our Orienteers!

NS-2 Final

Posted in Uncategorized on December 16, 2013 by

The NS-2 Almost There will be on Wed, Dec 18. The final will be on Thur, Dec 19 for 1st and 2nd Platoons and on Fri, Dec 20 for 3rd Platoon.

The final will consist of 25 randomly selected questions from the following study guide:

NS2 MH Final Study Guide

Pearl Harbor Orienteering Meet at Red Top 11/3

Posted in Uncategorized on November 1, 2013 by

We will depart Sprayberry at 7:45am sharp and return around 1:30pm.

Orienteers should get the following agreement of indemnity form signed:


2013 Area Manager Inspection and Ceremony

Posted in Uncategorized on October 22, 2013 by

Sprayberry NJROTC is conducting its Annual Inspection and Ceremony on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in the main gym at Sprayberry High School at 10am sharp. All parents, family and friends of cadets are cordially invited to attend. The ceremony will include drill exhibition, awards, remarks from our Principal and Area Manager and a formal Pass-In-Review of the entire NJROTC Unit. This is a great opportunity to recognize your cadet and to show your support for this great program. Attendees should report to the front office for a visitor’s pass and be seated in the gym by 9:55am.

START/END TIME:   Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 10:00am – 10:50am.

PURPOSE:  Cadets will perform and receive awards from our Area Manager, CDR Rustie Hibbard.

DRESS:  Cadets: Navy Service Uniform (khaki shirt, black pants, black cover). Guests: Business casual.

ATTENDANCE: to this event and the morning inspection is mandatory for all cadets.

 QUESTIONS:  Contact LCDR Wonders at

Please use, detach and return the attached form to serve as a head-count for this event, even if you will not attend, please return with “0” as number in party. Return by Monday, October 28:

2013 AI RSVP


Addison Fall Festival Friday 10/11

Posted in Uncategorized on October 11, 2013 by

Volunteers will meet immediately after school in the NJROTC spaces and leave via school bus. Cadets are to arrange their own transportation for pickup. Festival is from 4pm to 8pm. Cadets should wear unit pt shirt with jeans.

Please disregard 10/12 date on permission form!

This activity counts towards community service hours.

Addison ES address: 3055 Ebenezer Rd, Marietta, GA 30066

Area 12 Drill Championship Bound!

Posted in Uncategorized on October 2, 2013 by

Sprayberry Navy JROTC competed at the Stockbridge Sanctioned Drill Meet on Saturday taking 2nd overall out of 16 schools and 1st in overall athletics. The unit’s efforts resulted in Sprayberry qualifying for the Area 12 (Georgia and North Florida) Drill Championship this March as the top three finishers advanced.

Event results: 1st in pushups; 1st in curlups; 1st in 8×220; 2nd in 16×100; 2nd in armed basic drill; 4th in academics; 5th in personnel inspection resulting in 1st athletics and 2nd overall meet.

Individual athletic awards went to Justin Vidican, Gabriel Mott, David Axford, Will Housley, Brian Christy, Caroline Curtis, Arianna Mir, Keebler, Rachel Rodriguez and Robert Young.

Stockbridge Sanctioned Drill Meet 9/28

Posted in Uncategorized on September 25, 2013 by

Will be 9/28/13, at Stockbridge High School, 1151 Old Conyers Rd, Stockbridge, GA 30281. Only 40 selected cadets may participate; bus will depart Sprayberry NJROTC parking lot at 6:15am. Cadets should report at 5:45am. Uniform will be the new Unit PT gear with uniforms carried in issued garment bags. Cadets should bring at least $5 for lunch.

Parents are invited to spectate.

Return time should be around 7:30pm.

Attached is the required Agreement of Indemnity form that all cadet parents must sign and return prior to the meet:

Stockbridge Drill Meet Agreement of Indemnity

Sprayberry Wins Union Grove Kickoff Meet 9/21

Posted in Uncategorized on August 23, 2013 by

The Sprayberry Navy JROTC competed in the Union Grove Drill Meet on Saturday 9/21 taking first place overall out of 20 schools.

Individual athletic awards went to Justin Vidican, Gabriel Mott, Brian Christy, David Axford, Jacob Speeth, Arianna Mir, Keebler, Ana Vasquez, Rachel Rodriguez, Fuji, Robert Young, Michael Cooper and Lane Edwards.

Great job, Jacket NJROTC!