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A weekend of adventure awaited Junior Corps participants during operation Porterhouse Stakes. TZJC members practiced all the skills they'll need to work as valuable elements Zazzu.

Participants got to handle and maneuver with robots, quadcopter drones, and K9 units in coordinated maneuvers. They participated in planning operational safety procedures, fire control, first aid, and task achievement together as a team. Marksmanship skills and drill were practiced in various environments, including an indoor range, public spaces, and private live-fire training grounds.


Let's keep the FUN in FUNDAMENTALS!
Because discipline and willingness are keys to safety and teamwork, each Junior Corps members spent several days studying materials, reviewing fundamentals, and getting ready for their chance to exercise together. Go Teame!
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STEM RESEARCH DAY: Jr Corps team members explored the sciences at the STEM action center
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TZJC members explored approaches to teamwork and basic engineering by building rudimentary structures from block materials, firing an air cannon at human targets, taking control of robot warriors in a battlebot ring, performing basic laboratory functions, and taking command of a simulated drone control station.


Inside a Medical Evacuation Helicopter with TZ Jr. Corps
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Take a peek inside a Bell 407 Medical transportation helicopter used to transport emergency patients from accident scene to trauma care facilities with TZ Junior Corp


FISH FARMERS: A visit to a fish hatchery allows TZ JC members to inspect a hatchery facility and answer questions to fish and game officials.
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Over 200 thousand fish per year are raised and released into rivers, streams and lakes from this facility. Teame members were taken through the entire process, learning interesting facts at each step along the way. The process of liquid water oxygenation and mobile high population transport methods were particular subjects of focus during question and answer sessions.


TZ Junior Corps playtime with ROV.4 and ROV.5!
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TZJC members played tag and capture the flag, as well as practicing giving commands and interactions in a human/ROV free-play environment. Compressed-air launched projectiles were fired to compare accuracy against ROV.5 MLRS modules. Practice moving around, forming up, sharing duties, and safely handling ROV units were important skills to practice TZJC focus on safety, adventure, science and technology learning was a key aspect.


OPERATION STORM RACE: TZJC plan and execute a 3 mile recon hike, recording signs of wildlife along the way.
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Completion of the hike was faced by a looming deadline in the form of a swiftly approaching storm that brought heavy winds and snow to the area. Junior Corps members, who had to perform all planning activities on their own initiative, managed to complete all required steps and successfully perform the hike.


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