AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC Program Overview
ROTC Unit photo
AFJROTC's mission is to develop citizens of character dedicating to serving their nation and communities. Cadets learn leadership skills, Air Force History, communication techniques, and group dynamics, through a robust curriculum which includes strong academics, physical training, field trips, community service events, and extracurricular activities. These activities include air rifle program, model rocketry, color guard teams, drill teams, and flight simulator.
Cadets of the program also serve the local community by volunteering for various school and community programs. Cadets are required to wear uniforms on day a week and are expected to abide by the AFJROTC honor code.
ASI 1st year cadets learn basic leadership skills, AFJROTC uniform standards, Air Force History, and drill and ceremonies.
ASII - 2nd year cadets learn advanced communication skills, and the science of flight.
ASII- 3rd year cadets learn career skills to include research on colleges, job opportunities in the civilian sector as well as the armed forces, and personal financial management.
ASII- 4th year cadets manage the cadet corps by planning all events, budgeting for activities, and supervising and mentoring younger cadets.
ROTC park clean up
ROTC Students at Edwards AFB
Resources are obtained through an aggressive fund raising campaign as well as some funding being provided by HQ AFJROTC. Uniforms, textbooks, classroom performance management system are all provided free of charge to cadets.