The battalion commander is in charge of the entire Viking Battalion, and every cadet enrolled in the JROTC program.
The deputy commander assists the battalion commander, and all other members of the staff as needed. He also helps organize special events that the JROTC program participates in, which includes color guards and courtesy patrols.
The executive officer works directly with the battalion staff and makes sure everything is getting done. He then reports back to our battalion commander with their progress.
The S1 is also known as the adjutant. The adjutant's job is to make sure that all of our cadet records are up to date in JUMS (Junior Unit Management System). His job is very important considering that whether cadets get promoted and or recieve awards depending on wether he is doing his job.
The S2 is our security officer. It is his job to keep track of all sensitive items in our program by serial number. This ensures that we do not lose any property that is important to our program or that belongs to the government or school.
The S3 is our training officer. The training officer makes individual training schedules for every class, based off of the master training schedule. This ensures that the cadets will stay on track through the school year in their curriculum.
The three S4s are our supply officers. They keep track of everything in our supply room and make sure it stays in order. They also in charge of the maintenence, issuing, and organization of the uniforms.
The S5 is our public affairs officer. The public affairs officer is in charge of updating the JROTC website and scrapbook. She is also in charge of making sure that the school and community know what is going on in our program.