• 2016 Battalion Photo

    Fountain Fort Carson Army JROTC

    Awarded the Honor Unit with Distinction since 1998


    Home of the:

    • 2015 National Junior Olympic Silver Medalists

    • 2013, 2014, and 2015 CMP 3P Air Rifle National Championship Qualifiers

    • 2015 Rocky Mountain Regional Drill Meet Champions in Color Guard and Armed Regulation Drill

    • 2015 Rocky Mountain Regional Drill Meet Champions in 1/2/4 Man Exhibition Drill

    • 2012, 2013, 2014 Colorado JROTC State Match Champions

    • 2012, 2013, 2014 Colorado USAMU Junior Sporter State Match Champions

    • 2012, 2014 Colorado Junior Olympic 3 Position Match Champions

    • 2013 United States Army Marksmanship Unit National Match Silver Medalists (team and individual) Sporter Air Rifle

    • 2012 Colorado NRA Indoor Sporter Sectionals Air Rifle Match Champions

    • 2012, 2013, 2014 Southern Colorado Rifle League Champions

    • 2012 and 2013 Royal Gorge CMP Cup

    • 2014 Rocky Mountain Regional CMP Cup Champions

    • 2013, 2014 Colorado CMP Junior Club Champions


    The Trojan Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps has earned a top score in a rigorous inspection by the United States Army Cadet Command.The unit must achieve abovea 97 percent score required to earn the Honor Unit With Distinction designation. Less than 10 percent of all high school JROTC programs throughout the country qualify for the Honor Unit With Distinction level. The comprehensive evaluation included a cadet-led Command Staff briefing, personal appearance inspection of the cadet corps, demonstrations of basic knowledge of JROTC subjects, and a drill and ceremonies evaluation. The Honor Unit With Distinction awarded is signified by the Gold Star, which is worn above the right pocket.


    LTC(Retired) John Tatom

    Senior Army Instructor

    Phone : 719-382-1666


    LET 1 Instructor

    Raider Team Coach


     SGM Smith

    SGM(Ret) Rodney Smith

    Phone : 719-382-1666


    LET 2 Instructor

    Marksmanship Coach

    SGM Maison

    SGM(Ret) Herbert Maison

    Phone : 719-382-1666


    LET 3-4 Instructor

    Military Property Custodian

    CyberPatriots and Drill Team Coach

    Competition Coordinator



    JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.

    Our mission: “To motivate young people to be better citizens.”

    Our Purpose: Our curriculum prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens. The program is a stimulus for promoting graduation from high school, and it provides instruction and rewarding opportunities that will benefit the student, community, and nation.

    Collaboration: In the production of this curriculum the JROTC Directorate has incorporated the latest educational theories used in secondary education. National Secondary School standards have been linked to each chapter to show a cross-connection with this curriculum and the standard curriculum taught in high school. Consultants were used to validate the changes. Other commercially available materials have been incorporated and many times the authors of these programs have customized them for the JROTC program.

    These organizations and programs are:

    • Wisconsin Instructional Design System, (WIDS), an educational organization, wrote Competencies and linked SCANS and National Standards.
    • Student-centered learning techniques from the National Academy of Integrative Learning, Inc. (NAIL) have been incorporated in the lessons and instructor preparation materials.
    • The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) also uses Dr. Dunn’s lesson format, and provides all material for the High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP).
    • Winning Colors (WC) by Stefan Nielson and Shay Thoelke of Aeon Communications, Inc., has been used in schools and corporations as a present time behavioral observation indicator that is readily understandable.
    • Unlocking Your Potential (UYP), a youth motivational program from Edge Learning Institute, Inc, is incorporated in many lessons and is used as additional elective material.
    • Chief Justice, the author worked closely with the JROTC to add this active learning program that addresses the judicial branch.
    • Prevention of Sexual Harassment, by Will Interactive, Inc., was developed for the Army to create an awareness of sexual harassment in a unit. It is available for use by the Junior ROTC cadets at the discretion of the Junior ROTC instructors. It emphasizes the importance of Army values.
    • Student-centered learning techniques from the National Academy of Integrative Learning, Inc. (NAIL) have been incorporated in the lessons and instructor preparation materials.
    • The lesson format is an accepted standard and was provided by Dr. Steven Dunn, author of Brain Compatible Learning for the Block. Dr. Dunn provided training to curriculum work groups and writers and assisted the in the review of the lessons.
    • Written Communication for Sergeants, developed by Susan Hughes is an excellent resource for students to learn writing skills and to prepare for the written portion of the SATs.
    • The Success Profiler, is integrated in this Program of Instruction in cooperation with the Conover Company. It is designed to measure and improve emotional intelligence.
    • You the People (YTP), has been incorporated into the program and the author has worked with the writers to integrate the process into the lessons. Additional materials are also provided.
    • Interactive Nights Out 2, produced by Will Interactive, Inc., is integrated into the Drug Awareness lessons.
    • Lions-Quest is a comprehensive, values based, program that focuses on a positive prevention approach and a broad range of life skills that can be consistently taught and reinforced. Lions-Quest Service Learning is a teaching strategy that facilitates skills-based classes and the successful execution of a service-learning program.


    JROTC Special Teams:



    Drill Team (Sabre Team , Color Guard)

    Raider Team

    Rifle Team



    Events We Host:

    • Front Range Fitness Challenge 14 November 2015. STEP UP TO THE CHALLENGE!!  (Event Program Published)
      • Compete in our 5 event Cadet Challenge which will be co-hosted by Abraham Lincoln JROTC to make it the largest cadet fitness competition in the West!! Entry fee is $40 per team of 5 Cadets.
    • Colorado 3-PAR JROTC State Championship Cup 20-21 November 2015. (Match Program Published)
      • Entry fee is $12 per competitor in each team event, individual, 2-man, 4-man teams with Novice Division. Email to register. Over 44 awards will be presented.
    •  Rocky Mountain Regional CMP Cup and CO CMP 3PAR Junior Championship Match (First Weekend of December-Annually)
      • 2015 Rocky Mountain Regional CMP Cup Match 5-6 Dec 2015 (Match Program Published) Entry fee is $12 per competitor for the CMP Cup, $6 per competitor for CO Championship Match, $18 per shooter for both matches. Over 70 awards will be presented.
    • Ronald J. Tucker Memorial Open Air Rifle Postal Match(Annually)
    • National NRA SPORTER 3-POSITION AIR RIFLE Junior Indoor Sectionals
      • 2016 National NRA Sporter 3 PAR Junior Indoor Sectional Championships date is 6 April. Register now by emailing Herb Maison Entry fee is $10 per shooter. NO TEAM FEES. 
    •  Colorado 3 PAR Junior Olympic Championships
      • 2016 Colorado 3 PAR Junior Olympic Championship match is 1 March. Email Herb Maison or Robert Tyler All fees are to be paid during registration on the day of the match. Checks should be made out to “Robert Tyler, CMP Director”.The entry fee is $10 per individual competitor.  No Team fees for this match as it is included in the $10.
    • Pikes Peak Raider Challenge. Click for details and results.
      • Next Pikes Peak Regional Raider Challenge is the 7 May 2016 (email for more info)
    • Annual Fountain Valley 5K Cadence Walk and Memorial Run 5 Sept.
    • Drive smart service learning project.
    • Annual Blood Drive is hosted twice a year. Once in the fall and again in the spring!

    JROTC Annual Events:


    College Options Academic and Leadership Bowl

    Ribbon Sorter

    Trojan's Wall of Heroes

    Trojan_Battalion_SOP[Revised 9 Aug 11].docx

    Classroom Syllabus

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Uniform Setup Information

    Cadet References

    Trojan Marksmanship Program

    Ronald J Tucker Memorial Open Air Rifle Match

    ACT and SAT Preparation

    Distance Learning




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