The Holidays are Upon Us

The Holiday season is upon us and the battalion is looking forward to the festivities.

New opportunities to join and try out JROTC competition teams and activities are coming.

Our Battalion Facebook is a great resource to ask questions and get the latest scoop. 

Instructors are also using Canvas more and more to communicate with their Cadets so make sure you do not miss out on important information regarding class studies as well as JROTC business.

Stay plugged in.

Support Our Extra-Curricular Competition Teams!

The Army JROTC program is free of charge to join the program.

Uniforms, marksmanship, and drill rifles cost nothing to use, and being on the competition teams that use them is free as well.

But the activities we strive to be part of are not.

Fee's for competitions and travel to and from these competitions come with a price tag.

Cadets are busy doing great things for their school and community and try really hard to conduct fundraisers.

If you are a fan of the program or are just interested in seeing these motivated young people change their and others' lives reach out to an instructor at the contact information located below or email us.

Email addresses are in the "About Us " link and select Instructor information and you will see all three awesome JROTC instructors.

Thanks for considering supporting a Cadet!

The Cadet Creed

I am an Army Junior ROTC Cadet.


I will always conduct myself to bring credit to my family, country, school and the Corps of Cadets.


 I am loyal and patriotic. I am the future of the United States of America.


  I do not lie, cheat or steal and will always be accountable for my actions and deeds.


 I will always practice good citizenship and patriotism.


 I will work hard to improve my mind and strengthen my body.


I will seek the mantle of leadership and stand prepared to uphold the Constitution and the American way of life.

May God grant me the strength to always live by this creed

School Address, Phone, and Fax Numbers

Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School
4025 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, Alaska 99508

JROTC Office

(907) 742-2332 or 2797 Voice  (907) 742-2345 Fax


Send any correspondence or packages care of the Army JROTC Battalion

Rifle Postal
Rifle Postal

Rifle Postal Team

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Car Wash 2021
Car Wash 2021

The first Car Wash of the new school year!

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Rifle Match
Rifle Match

One of the first rifle matches to kick off the 2021-2022 school year

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Rifle Postal
Rifle Postal

Rifle Postal Team

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The Army JROTC Mission:

To motivate young people to be better citizens.


The Army JROTC Vision:

Providing a quality citizenship, character, and leadership development program while fostering partnerships with communities and educational institutions.

Upcoming & Current Events

Dining In:

(more information about Events on the new Upcoming Events Tab)

Team practices

Drill Practices

Every day after school from 2:30 - 4:30

Unarmed: Monday,Tuesday

Color Guard: Every Wednesday

Armed: Thursday,Friday

Additional Practices TBA

(short notice)

Rifle Practices

The Rifle Team Practice Schedule will be posted here.

First Sergeant Lobato will be the point of contact.

Battalion Newsletters

Major Erskine's Youtube Channel

 Join Major Erskine's YouTube Channel, the official Channel of the Thunderbird Battalion.

Relive marquee Tbird JROTC moments and get a great feeling for what JROTC at BDEAHS is all about.


Not a member of the Thunderbird Battalion CLOSED Facebook Page?

Send your request to "East High School JROTC Thunderbird Battalion" in the "Find a group" window on your Facebook.

Keep up with your favorite T-Bird buddies and JROTC activities in a safe and friendly environment administrated by 1SG Watts.

Appropriate account ID names and photos only, please.

Community Service

With COVID 19 being a real challenge, JROTC Cadets may be able to find opportunities for community service with agencies who need phone help or delivery assistance.

If you are currently conducting or are looking for Community Service tell your instructor so you and the battalion can receive credit for it.

Flag Detail

Every morning at 7:15 AM Thunderbird cadets are tasked with raising our nation's and state's colors.

Do your part as a leader and conduct this distinguishing duty with pride and professionalism. Duty Rosters are posted in all three classrooms.

Get there early in the morning and check for your name weekly.

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