Degrees and Certifications:
MSG(R) Dom J. Vidrine
Master Sergeant(R) Dom J. Vidrine is an Army Instructor (A.I.) for the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program at East Duplin High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1983 and served as an M60A1 tank armor crewman. In 1988 he re-enlisted in the U.S. Army and trained as a single-channel radio operator, AH-64 Apache helicopter crew chief and Civil Affairs Specialist.
His leadership positions include armor crewman, radio operator, company and brigade trainer and NCOIC, G-3 airborne operations. He is a graduate of Primary, Basic and Advanced NCO leadership schools, and the Air Assault, Jumpmaster and Battle Staff NCO courses. He has served overseas in Japan, the Philippines, Korea, Turkey, Iraq, Honduras and Panama.
The Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or Army JROTC, emphasizes character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, citizenship, service to community and diversity. The focus of JROTC is reflected in its mission ~
"To motivate young people to be better citizens."
"Leadership in a democratic army means firmness, not harshness; understanding, not weakness; generosity, not selfishness; pride, not egotism."
General of the Army Omar Bradley