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Proctor's NJROTC cadets go through annual inspection

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Respect, discipline and in uniform - it's what sets about 250 students apart from their peers.

On Thursday, the National Junior ROTC members at Proctor High School were inspected by the U.S. Navy.

The school's football field was packed with cadets, all standing at attention. An official from Philadelphia came to town to check uniforms, making sure the cadets are wearing them properly, as well as asking them questions about the program.

"He's checking our records, the administration of the program, the curriculum, all aspects of the program, to make sure we are abiding by what the Navy expects and that will drive the funding for the program in the future," said Commander Robert Piper, Senior Naval Science Instructor at Proctor.

The inspection happens once a year and the students range from ninth grade to 12th grade.

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