Drill Team
    Coach:  1SG Ruiz
    Team Captain: James Gonzalez

    The 8th Battalion drill team encourages discipline, confidence, and teamwork, while striving to perfect the commands to move Cadets from one point to another.  To be a member of the team requires committment and concentration.  The Drill Team and their performances an excellent example of what dedicated training and teamwork can produce.

    The Lion Battalion Drill team consists of Unarmed and Armed teams.  Both teams use Army Field Manual 3-21.5 (Drill and Ceremony) as the basis for their exhibitions.

    Unarmed drill consists of basic drill maneuvers, without weapons, and extremely detailed and synchronized marching. 

    Armed Drill Team uses replica M1903 Springfield rifles, weighing 8.69 pounds. 
    Drill Competition Schedule





    TBD Latino Veteran's Drill Meet Phoenix  
    TBD Veterans Day Parade Laveen, AZ


    TBD Sierra Vista Drill Meet Buena HS  
    TBD Gallegos Drill Meet South Mountain


    TBD Phoenix Cadet Brigade Drill Meet Carl Hayden HS  
    TBD Padre Skills Meet Tempe, AZ  

    Desert Classic Drill Meet

    Alhambra HS