Are JROTC cadets considered military?

Are JROTC cadets considered military?

Students who participate in JROTC are not required to join the military after high school, and the program is not a military preparation class. “That is not the mission of JROTC at all; the mission is to prepare children to become better citizens,” says retired Maj.

What is JROTC called in high school?

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, is a high school elective program whose mission is to teach students citizenship, leadership, character, and community service. The core values are at the heart of JROTC, whose creed emphasizes working to better the cadet’s family, school, and country.

Do you get a uniform for JROTC the first year you do it?

Yes. After earning a uniform in the beginning of their first year, cadets are required to wear the Army JROTC uniform once a week on uniform day. The uniform is provided by the military, and is custom-fitted to each cadet.

What is the highest Afjrotc cadet rank?

Cadet Colonel
Cadet Officer Ranks

Pay grade*** C/O-6 C/O-5
NJROTC & CGJROTC* Cadet Captain** (C/CAPT) Cadet Commander (C/CDR)
Cadet Colonel (C/Col) Cadet Lieutenant Colonel (C/LtCol)
Pay grade*** C/O-6 C/O-5

What age can you join JROTC?

Be between the ages of 17 and 26. Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50 (based on a 4.0 GPA system) Graduate from high school or have a diploma equivalent at the time of college entrance.

How much do JROTC uniforms cost?

How much does the uniform cost? JROTC will provide uniform and supplies at no cost to the student.

Can you wear makeup in JROTC?

No hair “fads” (including unnatural hair color) are permitted. Makeup and nail polish will be conservative and complement the uniform. b) Females may wear small earrings while in Class A and Class B uniforms.

Do you shower together in basic training?

In basic training, you take group showers. There’s no way out of communal showers. They’re required. Everyone in your barracks will enter the shower room assigned to your barracks when commanded.