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JROTC Mission and Goals

The mission of the Army JROTC department is to motivate young people to be better citizens.
The Army JROTC Program emphasized character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, and diversity. It is a cooperative effort on the part of the military services and host instutions to produce successful students and citizens, while fostering in each school a more constructive and disciplined learning environment. JROTC makes substantial contributions to students, schools, and communities which benefit greatly from its presence.
Goals of the JROTC program are to provide the means for Cadets to:
* Develop citizenship, character, and leadership
* Communicate effectively
* Improve physical fitness
* Live drug-free
* Strengthen positive self-motivation/esteem
* Learn the Historical perspective of military service
* Work as team members
* Graduate and pursue meaningful careers