There are several types of JROTC. There are different types of teams such as the drill team the drum corps etc. JROTC teaches you how to become a leader, how to set yourself up for success. Having JROTC looks good on your college transcript. JROTC stands for Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.
JROTC is a federal program sponsored by the United States Armed forces in high schools across the US. The program was originally created as a part of the National Defense Act Of 1916. JROTC’s main mission is to “ motivate young people to be a better citizen .” JROTC helps young people get ready for ROTC in college or the military.
The most important title a student can have at my age is cadet. Being in JROTC gives me a status of honor and work ethic. When someone older sees me in my uniform I am looked at as responsible and respectful. I have learned to respect authority figures, and memorize facts that will help me out later in life. Now when I hear the pledge of allegiance I say it aloud with my hand over my heart with pride. When I was younger I would just stand there saying the pledge without knowing what I was saying it for.
Now when I say the pledge I know that I am saying it for the men who created our constitution after months of compromise. I say the pledge for the men who died in the...