This year Captain William F. Malloy, USN (Ret) inspected the cadets with family members, other special guests, Manchester Board of School Committee members Mary Georges, Leslie Want, Lisa Freeman and Arthur Beaudry in attendance, as well as Manchester West High principal Richard R. Dichard.
Captain Malloy’s detailed inspection included all administrative, supply and academic areas concluding with a demonstration from the Marksmanship Team. The program included a personnel inspection, awards presentation and concluded with a pass in review. There was also a performance by the exhibition drill team.
The NJROTC Cadet Command Group consisting of CO Bradley Ewing, XO Joseph Parent, COS Brandon Sullenberger, CMC Kevin Scannell, Admin Justin O’Rourke, OPS Alica Talbot, Supply Alana N’Tapalis, Special Teams Anahi Bracero, Commo Samantha Durand, Senior Chief Michael Anglin, and Desmond St. Felix made a formal presentation regarding the unit's activities.
Capt Malloy concluded the inspection with a brief to Principal Dichard announcing that the unit had achieved a result of “Outstanding,” the highest grade possible.
The Naval Science instructors are Captain Arthur W Stauff, USN (Ret) and Master Gunnery Sergeant Ronald V. Slagle, USMC (Ret). Bradley Ewing is the cadet commanding officer of the NJROTC unit.