WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Do you want to make your high school years rnore memorable? Here's your chance to do just that - join the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTG). You'll Learn about Air Force heritage and traditions, applied flight sciences, military aerospace policies and space exploration, plus you'll have opportunities to develop your Leadership skills.
The objectives of AFJROTC are:
• to educate and train high schoot· cadets in citizenship and Life skills;
• promote community service;
• instill responsibility, character and self-discipline through education and instruction in air and space fundamentals and the Air Force's
THE AFJROTC EXPERIENCE: The curriculum is comprised of 40 percent aerospace science, 40 percent Leadershie, education and 20 percent physical fitness for life training. To reinforce what you learn in the classroom, you'll be able to participate in many outside activities such as field trips to military bases, aerospace facilities and industries, museums and other areas related to aerospace education. You may also have the chance to participate in parades, summer Leadership schools, drill team competitions, honorary academic groups and so much more. A major part of the cadet experience is community service. You'll gain a sense of civic pride when you work on projects with national organizations such as Special Olympics or Habitat for Humanity, or work on Local projects such as helping to clean up a neighborhood or building parks.
YOUR FUTURE: Just because you enroll in AFJROTC doesn't mean you have any military obligation. But no matter which career path you choose after high school, AFJROTC will provide you tools for success. However, there are benefits available for those students who do wish to pursue a military career. AFJROTC cadets who choose to continue their education may receive special consideration for Air Force ROTC scholarships. Many of these scholarships will pay for two, three or four years of tuition, books and fees at numerous universities and colleges and will allow cadets pursue studies in a technical or nontechnical major. For cadets who decide to enter the military immediately after graduating from high school, they're eligible to enlist at one to two pay grades higher than other enlistees.