ROTC Leadership Award

About the Program

The purpose of the Purple Heart Trail is to  recognize 

demonstrated leadership ability in a cadet / midshipman enrolled in an ROTC / JROTC program in a High School, College, University, or Trade School.

To be eligible for the award each cadet / midshipman must:

  • Be an Underclassman (Seniors ARE NOT eligible)

  • Have a positive attitude toward ROTC/JROTC and  country

  • Hold a leadership position in the cadet corps

  • Be active in school and community affairs

  • Attain a grade of “B” or better in all subjects for the previous semester and

  • Not been a previous recipient of this award

The award is presented annually at an appropriate ceremony. Presentation of the award by a MOPH Member is preferred. A local MOPH presenter may be found by utilizing the Find A Chapter page on our website.

To request a MOPH ROTC Leadership Award please click on the button below and contact Eddie Harrison, the ROTC Program Director for the Department of Florida.