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Riverhead NJROTC program starts school year without certified instructors, as district seeks to fill two vacancies following resignations

The program will continue with two temporary replacements working under the NJROTC area manager, a U.S. Navy spokesperson said. Riverhead's vacancies are among more than 200 current openings across the country.

Riverhead High School NJROTC cadets spend a weekend doing community service around town

Riverhead High School NJROTC cadets spent a weekend doing community service projects around town.

Riverhead cadets bring home four new trophies in last drill of the year

NJROTC cadets in the last drill meet of the school year brought home more hardware to add to their collection of trophies.

Flag Day at Pulaski Street School: a social studies lesson in real life

A 30-minute Flag Day ceremony at Pulaski Street School brought 239 years of history to the fifth-graders.

Riverhead NJROTC unit takes first place overall in regional competition

The Riverhead NJROTC Drill Team finished first overall in the last Area Four Regional Drill Meet of the year Saturday.

Making history: Riverhead grad will be one of the first female officers to serve in Navy submarine force

Only six women nationwide have been chosen from this year’s graduating class of future naval officers to enter the Navy’s highly competitive submarine force – and a 21-year-old Riverhead graduate is one of them.

Photos: Riverhead High School NJROTC unit receives annual inspection

Riverhead High School's unit continues to be "one of the premier units in Area Four," according to Commander Jimmie Miller, the Area Four Manager who conducted the inspection.

Riverhead NJROTC brings home five trophies from this year’s first regional drill competition

Cadets in Riverhead High School’s NJROTC unit brought home five trophies from the first regional drill competition of the school year.