Air Force JROTC Program

Developing citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community

The goal of Air Force JROTC is to instill in high school students values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment.

Program Overview

The Southside High School AFJROTC Program is an elective program available for one, two, three or four years. Southside has been a nationally recognized Distinguished Unit for six of the last seven years. Our highly successful AFJROTC Drill Team has recently won competitions at both the National and State levels and has a long and proud history of winning competitions in the Southeast Region.

Our program offers the following benefits:

Increased scholarship opportunities

Unique leadership, community service and team challenges

Special nominations to various military career and education opportunities

Our program teaches Teamwork, Leadership, and Discipline

Visit our WHY SHS JROTC page or the USAF JROTC website for more information about this national program.