AFJROTC visits Edwards Air Force Base

Students take photo near the plane.

On Oct 2, 2015, 34 of the finest cadets from Oxnard High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC Program traveled to Edwards Air Force Base to learn first-hand how the Air Force flies, fights, and wins. The cadets were led by their Corps Commander, Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Felipe and his Vice Commander, Cadet Major Hannah […]

OHS AFJROTC cadets place first in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Military students are marching.The Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Oxnard High School won first place in the Ventura St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 15, 2014. The color guard, saber team, and rifle team marched proudly and performed admirably in front of the judges and the hometown crowd. Cadets were led by Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Richard [...]

Seabees join forces with Oxnard High students to renovate space

Boy is cutting the board.

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 spent Saturday helping students from Oxnard High School’s Air Force JROTC build more storage space. Five students and seven Seabees from the Naval Base Ventura County constructed shelves and renovated storage pods. The Navy team — made up of engineers, plumbers, welders and builders — worked one-on-one with […]

Girls looking at military careers want combat posts open

Military students.

Sarah Trujillo grew up hearing her dad’s stories of the Marine Corps and dreamed of a military career of her own. But some posts were off limits to women, a barrier she thought was unfair. Her father told her things could change by the time she was old enough to serve. She hoped he was […]

OHS Air Force Junior ROTC visits Food Share

Students are posing for photo.

The students basically sorted food as it came down a conveyor belt into different boxes, which were then distributed throughout the county to different food pantries. This food share program feeds more than 74,500 people each month! We were happy to volunteer and play a small part in helping others.

Having a (Military) Ball

People are posing for photo.

On March 17th, 2012, cadets from the Air Force Junior ROTC Program at Oxnard High School held their annual Military Ball at the five-star Embassy Suites Mandalay Bay Beach Resort in Oxnard. More than 100 students and parents enjoyed a dinner, awards presentation, and dancing. The Color Guard posted the colors, Elizabeth Hernandez sang our […]

OHS Air Force JROTC Learn History by serving Veterans

People are posing for photo.

On October 28th, the Air Force Junior ROTC students from Oxnard High School visited Hillcrest Retirement Home in Thousand Oaks, as part of their commitment to serving members of their community. The AFJROTC were invited to visit Hillcrest by resident, Lois Kurt, whose two sons had served in the Navy. The AFJROTC Cadets started the […]

Fun in the Mud

Students are in mud.

Training day, December 11, 2010 at Oxnard High School. Our cadets spent all day Saturday learn-ing about customs and courtesies, Air Force policies and procedures, drill and ceremonies, and finished with some fun activities on the obstacle course. We “dressed up” the Confidence Course with a mud pit and branches to simulate a jungle combat […]