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The Brennan AFJROTC Class of 2018-2019. 
DEAR PARENTS/GUARDIANS
        Welcome to the Texas 20101 Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFJROTC) website. Your daughter/son is joining a first-class instructional program with dedicated and experienced instructors who will go the extra mile for each cadet. Our goals are to provide a first-class learning environment that’s safe, educational, inspiring, fun, challenging, and to make better citizens for America. We will do our best to keep this website current. You can access the links to the left to stay up on current information, including the cadet calendar. We encourage you to check this website regularly. In addition, if we can make this site better, please let us know.
The Brennan Air Force JROTC Teams introduction at the Bear Welcome Pep Rally for school year 2018-2019.

INSTRUCTORS
    Colonel (Col) Salmans is the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at Brennan High School. He served 26 years in the United States Air Force retiring in 2018. He was commissioned as an AFROTC Distinguished Graduate from Texas Christian University in 1991. Colonel Salmans is a career program manager with broadening tours in maintenance and personnel and has served in the Air Force Materiel Command, Air Mobility Command, Air Force Personnel Center, Headquarters Air Force (HAF), and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense. As a program manager, he has worked on a variety of weapon systems in various phases of development, including test modification, C-5 Modernization, development and fielding of numerous aircrew performance equipment, including ejection seats, helmets, and uniforms. His career culminated as the Senior Materiel Leader of the Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division at Lackland AFB.

    Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Williams is a senior aerospace science instructor who has 22 years of military service in the United States Air Force. During that time, she served in numerous positions to include leadership positions as a Logistics Journeyman, Military Training Instructor, United States Honor Guard Ceremonial Guardsman and Non-commissioned Officer in Charge of Color Guardsman. She ended her distinguished AF career as a First Sergeant. SMSgt Williams holds a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social and Criminal Justice. She is a State of Texas Board of Education Certified Teacher in JROTC Leadership Studies, Speech and is a Texas Certified Mediator. 

     Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Walker, is a senior aerospace science instructor who has 26 years of military service in the United States Air Force. During that time, he served in numerous positions to include an Antenna and Cable Installation and Maintenance technician/supervisor, Correctional Custody/Remotivation Program Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge and culminated his distinguished career as a United States Air Force First Sergeant at the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development at Maxwell AFB, AL. SMSgt Walker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management.
The Brennan Air Force JROTC representing at the Northside Education Foundation Gala.

UNIFORMS
        All cadets must wear the Air Force blue service uniform on uniform day, which is normally on Wednesdays. Cadets receive AFJROTC uniforms, shoes and accessories at NO CHARGE. Cadets will sign for uniform items and are responsible for the upkeep and proper cleaning. Cadets are only charged for uniform items lost, damaged (beyond normal wear and tear) or stolen. The uniform shirt/blouse, coat, jacket and pants/slacks are returned to JROTC at the end of every school year. 
The SPIRIT Team are all smiles for the Homecoming 2018, Brennan vs. Taft Football Game at Farris Stadium on October 20, 2018.











TEAMS
        The TX-20101 Unit offers many co-curricular teams for cadets to join. The Phoenix Armed Drill Team, the Beartrax Orienteering Team, the Blue Elite Unarmed Drill Team, and the Spartan Bears Physical Fitness Team are our competitive teams who compete locally and nationally. Our Spirit Team, Honor Guard Team, and Ceremonial Color Guard Team perform volunteer activities during the school day at district and community events. We are always looking for new members to join these outstanding cadet led groups.

The newest JROTC cadets working as a team during the tug-of-war during Cub Camp 2018.













































  
PHYSICAL TRAINING (PT)
        Twenty percent of the JROTC curriculum is physical training which is held each Friday. This class focuses on exercise and wellness education. Cadets will purchase and wear a distinct Brennan AFJROTC PT shirt and shorts and are required to change into their PT gear at the start of Friday’s JROTC class. Each cadet will also need a pair of good quality sneakers to safely participate in the PT program. Cadets are required to complete the Presidential Fitness Evaluation and NISD PT requirements at least twice a year in order to receive PE credit.
The Spirit Team leaders led by Corps Commander, Allison Hajny, Deputy Corps Commander, Elijah Martinez, Operations Officer, Captain Nathan Shaffer, Deputy Operations Officer, Jaden Campos, Services Commander, Taylor Miller, Corps Command Chief, Michael Rochon and Corps First Sergeant, Kierra Araujo.

COSTS
        There is a yearly mandatory fee of $100 for cadets, which covers the cost of the Brennan AFJROTC Polo shirt, Physical Training Shorts and Shirt. Returning cadets may waive $25 of the yearly fee if they have the previous school year's polo shirt that is clean and meeting the standard of excellence. The Physical Fitness attire changes yearly and Polo Shirts change every two years. All cadets will have an option to purchase additional gear. All cadets must pay this fee by no later than the first Friday of September of the school year.
        We are proud of our cadets and program, and look forward to another highly successful school year. Brennan Fight Never Dies, Airpower and Go Bears!
The Beartrax Orienteering Team 2018.

  Making Better Citizens for America