c/Commanding Officer


Battalion/Company Commander (CO)

The Commander is responsible to the SNSI for the performance of the Cadet Battalion/Company. The Commander’s duties include, but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Set the highest standard of performance, conduct, military bearing and appearance as an example to all.
  •  Maintain high morale and enthusiasm within the Unit.
  •  Develop team spirit and desire to excel in the Unit.
  •  Avoid joining or forming cliques or special groups that may result in, or have the appearance of, giving favor or special treatment to individuals within these groups.
  •  Act as the official point of contact between the Cadet Unit and the SNSI/NSI on all matters relating to the functioning of the Battalion.
  •  Take actions to involve the maximum number of Cadets in NJROTC activities.
  •  Represent the Unit in the Student Government Association (SGA) and/or other school bodies where appropriate.
  •  Ensure that all military formations, ceremonies, and routines are planned and carried out in a proper fashion and in a timely manner.
  •  Promote the personal growth and well-being of each Cadet.
  •  Advise the SNSI on matters of Unit morale, activity schedule, training, and personnel.
  •  Conduct frequent inspections to ensure the proper execution of Unit Functions.
  •  Be aware of and ensure the coordination of all Unit activities to ensure that conflicts and omissions are minimized.
  •  Carry out such other duties as may be assigned by the SNSI/NSI.

Academic Accomplishments:

Cadet Hammac has maintained a GPA of 3.8 and is an A-B honor roll student. Cadet Hammac is in the top 20 percent of his class and has taken multiple honors classes throughout his years of being at Escambia. He will be going into his second year of ASL and his fourth of engineering academy.

Extracurricular Activities:

Cadet Hammac is on the drill team and participates in events such as the 100 and 200-meter run, sit-ups, push-ups, unarmed basic, armed basic, armed exhibition, and color guard. He was also the previous commander of his unit’s honor guard team.

Community Service/Involvement:

Cadet Hammac has over 200 community service hours. He regularly participates at churches, parades, football games, and teacher help week. Cadet Hammac assists in teaching at NJROTC camps such as Leadership Academy, Basic Leadership Academy, and Cadet Basic to help shape his fellow cadets into future leaders of their unit.


Outside of school, Cadet Hammac enjoys playing guitar and constantly exercising to stay in the best physical shape he possibly can.


Cadet Hammac plans on going to college and majoring in mechanical engineering. He is also planning on going into the United States Marine Corps, after retiring he wants to pursue a career that involves motivational speaking to help spread positivity into the minds of others and his community