High schools without their own JROTC program often have reciprocity agreements with nearby schools that do offer JROTC, so students at a school without a program will be allowed to participate in a nearby school’s program.To see where JROTC programs are available, visit the websites below for more information: The biggest benefit of participating in JROTC is that it teaches valuable life skills that many high schools don’t emphasize, and for some cadets, these skills aren’t taught at home either.Regardless of your military intention, JROTC helps cultivate skills that position you better for success inside and outside the classroom.
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Select schools offer up to $6,000 for each year in a JROTC program.
The curriculum in a JROTC program is generally broken down into four modules called Leadership Education and Training or LET. Army JROTC curriculum to give you an idea of what’s covered in each LET: Because the first-year mission is to motivate cadets to be better citizens, instruction focuses on citizenship, leadership and succeeding in high school and beyond.
Each military branch’s JROTC curriculum differs slightly. Community activities vary but typically include providing color guards at events, participating in community parades and being part of drill and rifle teams.
The stated mission of JROTC is “motivating young people to be better citizens.” The vision of this Congress-mandated program is “to provide quality leadership, character, and leadership development, while fostering partnerships with communities and educational institutions.” Many students think JROTC is a military-preparation program, but as you can see, its mission and vision doesn’t state that. With this focus on leadership, core values, abilities and self-discipline, cadets are better positioned to function in life itself, even if they never go into the military.
Since the beginning, the purpose of the JROTC program has been to teach cadets leadership, geography, civics, health, global awareness, life skills and U. A cadet battalion may contain additional positions and the list of duties for each position can vary.
Students join JROTC for various reasons – a personal goal, to follow in a family member’s footsteps, to help pay for college or to just be part of an organization that allows them to show their patriotism and desire to serve their country.
Some students, however, may be on the fence about joining.
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