Air Force Junior ROTC
AFJROTC 1 This full-year, 1 credit course is the first in a sequence that teaches citizenship, character development, leadership, teamwork, self-discipline, critical thinking, communication, and organizational skills with a study of the fundamental aspects of health, wellness, and physical fitness. Course study includes an overview of aviation history, the study of military customs, drill, and the proper wear of the Air Force uniform.
AFJROTC 2 This full-year, 1 credit course builds upon the skills and knowledge taught in AFJROTC 1. Student leadership topics include individual and group behaviors, communication skills, and leadership principles; additionally, students are afforded the opportunity to hold positions of greater responsibility in the planning and execution of cadet corps projects. This course also includes a study of the aircraft flight, basic aerodynamics, aviation weather, navigation, and the effects of flight on the human body.
AFJROTC 3/4--This is a full year, 2 credit course
AFJROTC 3 (Semester 1) Leadership education includes leadership concepts, ethics for the cadet corps and life, management techniques, and stress management. Students continue their study of health, wellness, and physical fitness. Students are the leaders in the planning and execution of cadet corps activities and projects. This course provides an overview of the US government, other systems of government, and space exploration.
AFJROTC 4 (Semester 2) Students will demonstrate leadership skills as a role model, as a mentor, and as a coach. Students assist the instructors in managing the Corps of Cadets, with instruction in communication skills, drill, and proper wear of the Air Force uniform. This course affords students the opportunity to put leadership theories into practice by using their communication, decision-making, managerial, and organizational skills. The course also includes career exploration and reviews possible life experiences in the Air Force.
- Useful characteristics for this class include leadership, respect, and the ability to function within a teamwork environment.
- The AFJROTC program is playing a vital role in the lives of our students. Over the years, our program has distinguished itself in formal reviews, competitions, education and leadership development for our students. In response to this achievement; our program has grown from 21 cadets in 2002 to almost 150 cadets in the current school year.
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Post Graduate Opportunities
Academy graduates interested in military careers can continue their studies at a wide variety of schools including:
- The United States Air Force Academy
- United States Naval Academy
- United States Military Academy
- Any of the 114 Colleges with USAF ROTC programs and scholarships available on campus
- The United States Air Force Reserves
- United States Army Reserves
- United States Navy Reserves
- United States Marines Reserves
- The United States Air Force
- United States Army
- United States Navy
- United States Marines
Student Career Pathway Examples
Junior ROTC prepares students for many careers with additional post-secondary training and study:
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- Members of the U.S. military service maintain the U.S. national defense. While some service members work in occupations specific to the military, such as fighter pilots or infantrymen, many work in occupations that also exist in the civilian workplace, such as nurses, doctors, and lawyers.
- Military & Related Careers -Bureau of Labor Statistics
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