Army Junior ROTC
Is A Character and Leadership Development Program
The Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or Army JROTC, emphasizes character, education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, citizenship, service to community and diversity. The focus of JROTC is reflected in its mission ~
"To motivate young people to be better citizens."
It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while fostering in each school a more constructive and disciplined learning environment. There is no military obligation as a result of participation in JROTC, but collectively this course offers lifelong lessons that prepare students for college, career readiness and participation in a global economy.
The attributes of self-discipline, teamwork, self-confidence, responsiveness to constituted authority and patriotism are developed. Integrated-curricular activities include drill teams, rifle teams, raider training teams, athletic competitions,community parades, summer camps and field trips to military installations and national historical sites.
Each cadet is issued a uniform, earns leadership promotions and has the opportunity to exercise command. Uniforms, textbooks, and training materials are furnished by the program at no cost to the student.