Since its inception in 1916, the JROTC program has been viewed as a strong program that provides youth with much-needed skills in citizenship and leadership. Additionally, numerous studies have shown that students who participate in JROTC programs have better attendance, grades, and graduation rates relative to students who were in general academic programs.
About the Teacher
Sergeant Major Alexander Lamberth was born in Batesville, Mississippi. He graduated from South Panola High School in 1997 and enlisted in the Marine Corps shortly after. He completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego fall 1997. He served a plethora of Military Occupational Specialties: Motor Transportation Operator, Drill Instructor, Drill Instructor School Instructor, Officer Candidate School Sergeant Instructor, Basic Officer Course Instructor, and lastly Marine Corps Recruiting Station Sergeant Major. Sergeant Major Lamberth retired from active service 2019. Sergeant Major Lamberth’s personal award include the Meritorious Service Medal with gold star, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal with gold star, and the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal with gold star.