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The U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a program offered to high schools that teaches students character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, and diversity.  It is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Army and the high schools to produce successful students and citizens, while fostering in each school a more constructive and disciplined learning environment. 

Our mission: "To motivate young people to be better citizens."

Our vision: Providing a quality citizenship, character, and leadership development program, while fostering partnerships with communities and education instructions

The outcomes of the JROTC are:

  • Act with integrity and personal accountability as they lead others to succeed in a diverse and global workforce
  • Engage civic and social concerns in the community, government, and society
  • Graduate prepared to excel in post-secondary options and career pathways
  • Make decisions that promote positive social, emotional, and physical health
  • Value the role of the military and other service organizations

With the school's support, the JROTC program achives these outcomes by using a world-class 21st Century, technology-driven, student-centered curriculum. The curriculum consists of education in citizenship, leadership, social and communication skills, physical fitness and wellness, geography, and civics.

JROTC is the Department of Defense's (DOD) largest youth development program.

JROTC serves as a character and leadership development program for our nation's high school students. High school students enrolled in JROTC are called "cadets." There are approximately 314,000 cadets enrolled in JROTC in over 1,700 high schools, led by 4,000 retired Army Instructors.

About Teacher

John Tatum photoJohn Tatum

Lieutenant Colonel


Phone: 334-673-3180





JROTC is great opportunity to fill out your activities and grow as a person. Here’s all you need to know about JROTC


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