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Past Battalion Commanders

The battalion commander is the highest rank cadet in a battalion of over 100 cadets in each high school. This position is the most demanding in the cadet battalion. The Senior Army Instructor (SAI) selects the cadet for this position based on demonstrated leadership ability and academic standing. The battalion commander must set the example in behavior both on and off campus. The appointed cadet must be able to apply common sense and judgment in the solving of problems that affect the entire cadet corps. The battalion commander must be mature, willing to accept responsibility, and able to effectively delegate authority and supervise subordinates.