c/Operations Officer

Operations Officer (OPSO)

The Operations Officer (OPSO) will support the CO and XO in all respects. The primary duty of the OPS Officer is to plan, schedule and coordinate all Unit activities and events. Under the direction of the XO, specific activities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Coordinate all scheduled Unit activities to ensure that the events happen according to plan.
  • Maintain the Unit master Schedule, Two-Month Plan of the Week.
  • Assist the SNSI/NSI in planning for field trips and all other Unit events.
  • Coordinate community service projects and events.
  • Maintain records of events the Unit participated in during the school year, number of cadets who participated, community service hours, and a historical file of event information such as direction, travel time, transportation arrangements, chaperones names and other relevant information for future planning.
  • Obtain and coordinate all necessary information (e.g. signatures, emergency numbers, etc.) for permission slips and participation rosters; submit to the SNSI via the chain of command a minimum of one week before every event in which the Unit is participating.



Academic Accomplishment: Cadet Commander Fountain has received multiple awards and certificates such as the following: Reserve Officers Association Award, American Legion Military bronze award, a certificate for completing 3 full years of NJROTC, and a certificate of completion at both Leadership camps.

Extracurricular Activities: Cadet commander Fountain has done 3 years of the drill team, marching on unarmed exhibition and sit-up team. She also marched on the unarmed basic for 1 year.

Community Service/Involvement: Cadet Commander Fountain has participated in Cemetery Clean-ups, Feeding the homeless, Helping at local daycares, and volunteering at nursing homes. She has also participated in multiple parades, local church events, and Relay for Life.

Goals: Cadet Commander Fountain plans to graduate high school, She would be the first in her family to do so. After high school, she plans on joining the Air force or Navy and studying to become a pediatrician or a pharmacist.

Other: Outside of school Cadet Commander Fountain likes to go to the gym and read books.