The JROTC National Program Mission Philosophy
The mission of JROTC is "To motivate young people to be better citizens."
JROTC is a service to our nation, in that it provides Cadets the motivation and skills to improve physical fitness; remain drug-free; think critically and creatively; communicate effectively; work as a team member; graduate from high school; pursue meaningful careers especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); and become successful citizens. JROTC works to instill in students in secondary educational institutions, the values of citizenship, service to the community and the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment. It incorporates 21st Century learning, supportive of school-wide expectations for learning results promotes healthy lifestyles, develops leadership, strengthens positive self-motivation, and enhances global awareness to include providing a historical perspective of military service.