Program Mission philosophy
JROTC Program mission philosophy is "To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens."
a. The JROTC Program is a service to our nation that provides cadets the motivation and skills to remain drug free, graduate from high school, and become successful citizens.
b. The Program works to instill in students in secondary educational institutions the values of citizenship, service to the community and the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.
c. Junior ROTC cadets may qualify for an advanced placement in the Senior ROTC Programor in the Active or Reserve Components of the Armed Forces. Cadets may be authorized enlistment grade of PFC (E-3) if they have completed three or more years of JROTC with a recommendation from the Senior Army Instructor concerned.
JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.
Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, “To motivate young people to be better citizens.” It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.
The program is a stimulus for promoting graduation from high school, and it provides instruction and rewarding opportunities that will benefit the student, community, and nation.
Seven Unit of Instructions:
- Citizenship in Action
- Leadership Theory and Aplication
- Foundation for Success
- Wellness, Fitness and Success
- Geography, Map skills and Environmental awareness
- Citizenship in History and Government
- Cadet Safety and Marksmanship program (optional)