•  CA-20065

    Santiago High School Air Force Junior ROTC invites you to join an exciting program for developing your leadership skills.

     

    JROTC cadets are connected at SHS…they perform for home games, pep rallies, school assemblies, community events, parades and drill meets.  Cadets get leadership experience through managing the corps of over 120 students.  Talk to your counselor or contact Major Manney or MSgt Banks at (951) 739-5600 ex 2328 or 2028.

     

    FACTS:

      JROTC counts as PHYSICAL EDUCATION and elective credits.

     

      Receive up to 12 college credit hours while participating in JROTC.  Go to http://www.leadershipcredit.info/youth-leadership-programs/ for more information.

     

      Cadets can receive 1 year of college ROTC credit for 4 years of JROTC.

     

      Plan to enlist in the military? Up to 2 stripes upon enlistment in exchange for JROTC training.

     

    FICTION:

      JROTC recruits students into the military.  FALSE!  JROTC does not recruit for the military.  AFJROTC’s mission is to develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.

     

      Cadets are required to wear the uniform every day. FALSE!  Cadets are only required to wear the uniform once per week and maintain USAF grooming standards.

     

      There is a military obligation for taking JROTC. FALSE!  There is no obligation to join what-so-ever.