AJROTC - Instructors
MAJ. E. Thomas
SFC. G. Moore
SFC. C. Smith
SAI: Senior Army Instructor, MAJ (Ret) Elijah Thomas Jr. was assigned to HISD on 1 September 1999. He is a graduate of Florida A & M University and was commissioned through its Senior Army ROTC program. He is a graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He served 20 years on active duty as an Infantry Officer. His prior positions include Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Company & Battalion Executive Officer, Brigade Logistic Officer and Professor of Military Science and Department Chairperson of the Military Science Department. His awards and decorations include: the Meritorious Service Medal, Airborne Badge and Expert Infantry Badge.
AI: SFC (RET) Gary Moore was assigned to the school on 1 September, 2000 and assumed duties as the Color Guards and PT Team Coach. SFC Moore also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. SFC (ret) Moore also served during his military career as a Congressional Escort for members of Congress, former Secretary of Defense Sergeant of the Guard, and a former member of the 3rd U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard), and former Commander-in-Chief Guard, Washington, D.C. SFC Moore awards and decorations include; The Meritorious Service Medal, 3rd Army Commendation Medal, 5th Army Joint Service Achievement Medal, The Secretary of Defense Badge and Expert Infantry Badge.
AI: Army Instructor, SFC (RET) Christe Smith was assigned to HISD on July 1, 2000 at Lamar High School, and returned to HISD on October 17, 2011 and assumed duties as the Non Service and Unarmed Drill team Coach. SFC Smith also holds a bachelor Degree in Business. SFC Smith also served as U.S. Army drill team member of the 3rd U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard). SFC Smith awards and decorations include; The Meritorious Service Medal, Airborne Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant badge, and Expert Infantry Badge.