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Hurlburt Field, Fort Walton Beach High School to host Air Force JROTC drill competition

Hurlburt Field and Fort Walton Beach High School are partnering to host an Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) drill competition Saturday, February 10. Six local high schools […]

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Hurlburt Field and Fort Walton Beach High School are partnering to host an Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) drill competition Saturday, February 10.

Six local high schools will participate in the event, which runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Commando Hangar on Hurlburt Field. Teams will be judged on several drill components including armed and unarmed regulation, armed exhibition, color guard regulation and color guard specialty.

  • Col. Allison Black, commander of the 1st Special Operations Wing, will provide opening remarks.

Participating schools include Choctawhatchee High School, Fort Walton Beach High School, Gulf Breeze High School, Niceville High School, Pensacola High School and Walton High School.

Hurlburt Field officials said hosting community events on base gives them an opportunity to promote patriotism, educate and inspire local youth and strengthen community bonds.

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