Congrats to all of our Seniors!!! We are so proud of the work you have done and the work you will do!!! We are so grateful for the work that you put into making our Battalion run as smooth as possible and making it a fun learning environment. Good luck in your futures we all wish everyone of you the best of luck. We love each and everyone of you!!!
New battalion staff
Congratulations to all of our future staff!!! We hope for an amazing year next year!!! We will miss this years' seniors on staff, thank you for mentoring and training us and giving us the confidence to make an impact next year.
Battalion Commander- Maddison Orlandi
Executive Officer- Braden Ayers
Command Sergeant Major- Connor Hafele
S-1- Megan Ewing
S-2- Joey Shine
S-3- Annabelle Coleman
S-4- Nicholas Suarez-Ospina
S-5- Cooper Walker
S-6- Brennon Curtis
Drill Meet 2023
On February 4th, Hawk Battalion Drill teams competed in their first meet, with all teams placing! More specifically, winning 1st place Male Color Guard,1st place Female Color Guard, 2nd place Knockout, 3rd place Individual Male Exhibition,1st place Male Squad Exhibition, 1st place JV Squad, and 1st place Varsity Squad. Thank you to all the cadets participating and continue to present your hardwork!
Tuscany Grill Color Guard
On February 3rd, our Hawk Battalion Color Guard assisted in the retirement for retiring Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Wilson. In our Hawk Battalion, retirements are very monumental due to the positive impact was extended to our Armed Forces, to our freedoms, is now applied fully to our communities, and we are very thankful for that. Thank you for your support to our Hawk Battalion, to our community, and to our nation. Thank you to our color guard consisting of the cadets Perez, Stevenson, Walter and Rascoe.
Military Ball 2023
On the 21st, our Viera Hawk Battalion hosted its 12th Annual JROTC Military Ball. We were blessed to have First Sergeant (Ret.) Bobby Cruz, our SAI amidst the pandemic, as this year's incredible guest speaker! With over half our battalion appreciating First Sergeant (Ret.) Bobby Cruz already, those who were in attendance admired his words of wisdom and his remarkable speech! Much like years prior, this year's military ball was hosted and catered inside the Indian River Colony Club, to which our cadets appreciated immensely due to the fantastic food, phenomenal service, and the outstanding hall. Thank you to our Booster Club for your spectacular efforts in making this military ball possible, and thank you to every cadet in attendance!
Air Rifle Championship 2023
On Saturday 14th, our Viera JROTC Rifle team shot in the 2023 Brevard County Air Rifle Championship! Our Varsity team shot a total of 830 points, with 296 in prone, 224 in kneeling and 274 standing! Our Junior Varsity team shot a total of 803, with 327 in prone, 234 kneeling, and 242 in standing! Congratulations to both JV and Varsity Rifle Teams on a phenomenal season!
JROTC Military Ball 2023
With the beginning of the new year, we would like to remind our Cadets of our highly anticipated, 2023 JROTC Military Ball! Featuring the esteemed guest speaker, First Sergeant (Ret.) Bobby Cruz! With utmost importance, the invitations will need to be turned in by Friday, January 13th! We hope to see you there!
Wreaths Across America 2022
On December 17th, our Hawk Battalion assisted in the 2022 Wreaths Across America! Through the Wreaths Across America Ceremony, our battalion is offered the opportunity to help out the community while also appreciating our Veterans and those that made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. The difference this event makes every year, for both our community and beyond, can only be described as nothing short of awe-inspiring. Thank you to every volunteer that attended, not just from our Battalion but also from the community, and to Wreaths Across America for this opportunity to honor all veterans!
Light up Viera 2022
On December 3rd, our Hawk Battalion Color Guard marched the colors through the 10th annual Light Up Viera Parade! The parade kicked off with a magnificent firework show and our cadets tenaciously marched the colors around the newly drawn 1.5 mile course! Thank you cadets Orlandi, Turney, Walter, Stevenson, and everyone who participated in the 2022 Light Up Viera Parade for making this year's parade even greater than last year!
2022 Raider State Meet
In the morning of December 3rd, our Hawk Battalion's Male Raider team placed 3rd in the 5k and 5th place overall! Congratulations to cadets Campbell, Curtis, Ayers, Hoffman, Hafele, Valentin, Crandall, Liao, Itaborahy, DeForest, Trundle, and Santiago for your hard work leading into the successful state meet! Our battalion could not be more proud for our Raider teams' phenomenal 2022 season! Moreover, a big thank you to our VHS Battalion Booster Club, these gratuitous parents played a big role in the functionality of our Battalion and Raider teams! We could not thank you enough!