• Introducing Cadet Commands First Cadet of the Week for 2022!

    Congratulations to Ryan Benedict, a senior at Gettysburg Area High School.

    Cadet Benedict serves as the GAHS JROTC Operations Officer. He is the co-captain of the football team, a member of the National Honor Society, and involved in numerous community service organizations. He is currently top of his class and has received a letter of assurance for admission to the United States Military Academy at West Point. 

    According to Ryan's peers, Cadet Benedict is respected for his humility and ability to inspire others.

    "I joined Army JROTC because I am interested in the military as a career path and wanted to develop my leadership skills. I intend to major in mechanical engineering at a service academy and serve as an officer in the U.S. Army or U.S. Air Force."