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Air Force JROTC

JROTC 1 – Initial course and requirement to join the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program. JROTC is a student organization with academic and experience based learning designed to build citizens of character dedicated to servicing their nation and community. It is not a military recruiting or way to join military service. There is potential for military service benefits to JROTC graduates. As a student organization, cadets lead and run the "Cadet Corps", with activities including classroom/course activities, 2 to 8 field trips a year, Color Guard and other honor guard services for the school and community, community service, physical challenge race team called "Raiders", a Remote Controlled aircraft operations team, private pilot development, Air Force JROTC honors society, an air rifle marksmanship team, military drill and ceremony teams, cyber security competition team, and other project committees and teams. Course work includes general military familiarization, aviation and space related history, science and technologies, leadership and management spanning personal to organizational levels and more. The program requires voluntary regular uniform wear (associated dress and fitness clothes provided), professional-oriented grooming standards when in uniform, and maintaining personal conduct that brings credit to the individual, JROTC, Monacan High School and the United States Air Force.
JROTC 2 – Cadets in JROTC 2 will be taught the Science behind how airplanes fly and navigate to their ultimate destinations. Through the course’s Global Studies curriculum, students will learn key identifiers of the world’s many vast cultures. Students will also learn valuable life-skills tools such as how to improve communication and coping skills, the importance of attitude, and how to overcome challenging experiences. Finally, cadets in JROTC 2 will learn more about commanding a military formation and will be able to complete the “30-Commands for Flight Competitions” from memory.
JROTC 3 – Cadets will learn the history of astronomy and comprehend the history and importance of space exploration. They will be exposed to various missile launch vehicles and methods, in addition to creating and launching rockets of various types. Cadets will also be given instruction on how to manage a budget, understand career options for the future, and understand how to apply for college. Finally, cadets will continue learning the intricacies of marching in and commanding a military formation.
JROTC 4 – Cadets will be given the opportunity to put various leadership tools into practice as they administer and lead the JROTC corps. They will be taught the basics of land navigation and conduct further studies on other regions of the world through global awareness and cultural studies. Finally, cadets will learn the history and importance of management and become more proficient at teaching basic marching principles marching a military unit.
** All JROTC classes have a physical fitness component which will give cadets the opportunity to improve physical fitness and compete in varied sports activities. All cadets will also have the opportunity to belong to various Air Force – sponsored teams to include an Academic Team, Color Guard, Drill Team and Raider Team.
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