Union City’s BOE Begins National Young Marines Program at Emerson Middle School

The Union City Board of Education already has an ROTC program for students interested in military careers, discipline and structure.  Now, there’s a new, National Young Marines Program at the Emerson Middle School.

The program teaches leadership, patriotism, team building and physical fitness.  Part of a national organization that allows boys and girls, ages 8 through the completion of high school, to develop mental, moral and physical disciplines and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle, the program focuses on youth education and service while helping build character and leadership traits that will last throughout the youngster’s lives.