The Ironhorse Battalion

  • Sparks High School

     "Ironhorse Battalion"

    54th Battalion Commander: C/Lieutenant Colonel Jorge Pelayo

    The Iron Horse Battalion is ready to make the school year 2021-22 an incredible come back year! After surviving a pandemic, we are ready to give back to our community without the obstacles of Covid. We plan on exceeding our retention rates and recruitment numbers to grow our battalion. We will work hard and stay motivated to sustain our honor unit with distinction star specifically at this year’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Program Accreditation (JPA).

    The Iron Horse Battalion’s leadership team, have come up with many Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-based (SMART) goals to attain.  One of these goals is to have a one hundred percent pass rate for the Civilian Technical Education skills test and Military Science test, along with improving our graduation rate. We are extremely proud of what our program has become.  We will guide our cadets to keep the Iron Horse Battalion legacy strong.