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ROTC OVERVIEW

AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC COURSE DESCRIPTIONS/OBJECTIVES

The mission of the AFJROTC program is to develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.

The objectives of AFJROTC are to educate and train students in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill a sense of responsibility; and develop character and self-discipline through education and instruction in air and space fundamentals and the Air Force's core values of "Integrity First, Service before Self and Excellence In All We Do."

Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) is a program offered to high school students in grades 9-12. All AFJROTC classes are blends of material from an Aerospace Science (AS) component course, a Leadership Education (LE) course and the Wellness program. Our courses teach AS 40% of contact time, LE 40% and Wellness 20%.

All students will be granted academic credit applicable toward graduation requirements for the successful completion of AFJROTC courses provided by the Air Force equivalent to credit given for other academic courses.

Drill and Ceremonies is offered as a part of the Leadership Education phase of a given course or can be taught as a zero hour class or as an after school extracurricular activity as part of the Leadership Education component.

This Program will enable students to:

Develop a high degree of strong morals, self-esteem, self- reliance, personal appearance, and leadership.

Adhere to the values of integrity, service, and excellence.

Increase their understanding of patriotism and responsibilities as US citizens.
Participate in community service activities.

Expand their skills of critical thinking and problem solving, communication and collaboration, and creativity and innovation.

Demonstrate military customs, courtesies, and traditions and develop habits of order, discipline, and social skills.

Acquire a broad-based knowledge of aerospace studies and leadership education.