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Air Force JROTC

About the Program

The JROTC program provides a four-year, sequential program of instruction that emphasizes aerospace science, leadership education, and health and wellness. Course work also includes military history, customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies and building upon students’ character, self-confidence and self-discipline – qualities that are necessary to thrive in any career. While students are not required to join the military, they are eligible and will receive special recognition for having served as a cadet at the high school level. College bound students can compete for an Air Force Academy nomination or an Air Force ROTC scholarship through their Air Force Junior ROTC unit.

Possible Future Career Opportunities:
  • Join the Active Duty Military with advanced standing upon completion of basic training (one or two ranks up depending on the service) Attend college and join the respective program ROTC possibly with scholarship. After graduation member may be commissioned by the service depending on the needs of the service at that time.
  • Join the National Guard or Reserves and earn advanced standing (see item 1) and also receive scholarship money for college while only serving part time. National Guard will pay for tuition at a state institution or the equivalent amount at a private institution.
  • GI Bill benefits are earned by serving a varying amount of service depending on contract (changes year to year)
  • Earn CLEP credits once on active duty and use them with the college tuition assistance for active duty to earn a college degree at no cost to the individual
  • GI Bill is earned by members on active duty after finishing a specified time of service (usually available after the first year or upon completing advanced technical training for Guardsmen and Reservists).
Industry Partners:
  • Air Force
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Camden Youth Aviation Program
  • Federal Aviation Administration