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    • 1.0INTRODUCTION TO THE NJROTC PROGRAM
    • WHAT IS NJROTC?
    • WHAT IS NJROTC?• Leadership, Citizenship, Patriotism• Classroom study• Physical fitness• Respectful conduct• Good personal appearance• Navys role in U.S. history
    • More than 500,000 high schoolstudents are enrolled in over 3,000JROTC programs.
    • The JROTC program was the brainchild ofArmy inspector LT Edgar R. Stevens, whoin 1911 chose to begin teaching highschool students the values and disciplineof a military life in the hope of moldingthese students into better citizens.
    • Congress passed the first laws establishingArmy JROTC programs in selected Americanhigh schools in 1916.
    • This lack of growth prompted Congress to pass the JROTC Vitalization Act of 1964, which allowed the other service branches to offer JROTC as well. The first Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) programs began in 1966.8
    • NJROTC GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Area Thirteen Area Four Area ThreeHI 4 Area Five Japan 2 Guam 2 Area Nine Spain 1 Area Twelve Italy 2 Area Ten Area Six Area Seven Area Eight Today over 620 NJROTC programs are established in high schools around the world.
    • To this end, the Naval Service TrainingCommand (NSTC) was established tomanage funding as well as thepersonnel and materials the NJROTCprogram use.
    • Schools interested in sponsoring anNJROTC program submit an applicationto NSTC and are selected on a first come,first served basis.
    • Local Schools provide:• Classrooms, storage facilities, and office space• Students• Administrative support• Equipment
    • INSTRUCTORS
    • INSTRUCTORS• Instructors are retired sea service personnel.• Retired officers serve as Senior Naval Science Instructors (SNSI).• Naval Science Instructors (NSI) are retired officers or senior petty officers.
    • INSTRUCTORS• Each instructor must be certified to serve as an instructor by the NSTC.• Certification is based on past performance in responsible positions while serving on active duty.• Most instructors have extensive experience in leadership and management positions.• Some have experience as teachers and counselors.
    • The Navy provides:• Curriculum (Textbooks)• Funding• Uniforms and equipment• Certification of instructors• Overall planning and direction
    • NJROTC ROCKS!The Navy supportsthe curriculum withcomputers, DVDplayers, audiovisualmaterials, andinstructor teachingaids.
    • The Navy supplies:Air Rifles Drill RiflesUniforms Accessories
    • The Navy helps fund trips to:Air Bases Shore Bases Ships Field Meets
    • Color GuardThe ceremonial escort for the flag MarksmanshipSkill in shooting at a target
    • The mission of the JROTC program wasdirected by Congress with the enactmentof the National Defense Act of 1916.21
    • EnactmentTo establish by legal orauthoritative act, specifically:to make into law
    • MISSIONTo instill in students the values of:• Citizenship• Service to your country• Personal responsibility• A sense of accomplishment
    • GOALS InstillNSTC has established ten specific goals for the NJROTC program are as follows:To introduce by gradual persistentefforts
    • GOALS• PROMOTE PATRIOTISM – Instill a love of country, respect for the flag and pride in the government and our way of life
    • • DEVELOP INFORMED AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS - Make students aware of their responsibilities, duties, and rights as citizens.
    • • PROMOTE HABITS OF ORDERLINESS AND PRECISION - Teach military decorum and attention to detail.
    • OrderlinessNeatness, freedom from disorder PrecisionExactness
    • • DEVELOP A HIGH DEGREE OF PERSONAL HONOR, SELF- RELIANCE, SELF-DISCIPLINE, AND LEADERSHIP – These qualities are embodied by the Navy’s Core Values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment.
    • • PROMOTE AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE BASIC ELEMENTS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR NATIONAL SECURITY - Cadets learn of the importance of national security.
    • • DEVELOP RESPECT FOR AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE NEED FOR CONSTITUTED AUTHORITY IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY - The branches of our government and their responsibilities.
    • • PROVIDE INCENTIVES TO LIVE HEALTHY AND DRUG FREE LIVES - The NJROTC program promotes many physical activities and competitive events.
    • DEVELOP LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL – The NJROTC program provides cadets with a wide range of opportunities, such as leading a drill team and performing a staff job, to test themselves in leadership roles.
    • • PROMOTES HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION - NJROTC provides many incentives for graduation, such as scholarships and enlistment at an advanced pay grade.
    • • PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE MILITARY SERVICES AS A POSSIBLE CAREER - Careers are presented for both enlisted and officer programs in the armed forces.
    • The NJROTC goal of promoting the habit oforderliness is developed by which of thesebehaviors?A. You avoid using drugs because they can lead to legal problems and mental distress for you and your family.B. You set the goal of leading the drill team and being selected for a staff position.C. You have your books, homework, keys, and necessities stacked on your desk before you go to bed.D. You give a speech in class about the need for the armed forces and their relationship to a democratic form of government.
    • The NJROTC goal of promoting the habit oforderliness is developed by which of thesebehaviors?A. You avoid using drugs because they can lead to legal problems and mental distress for you and your family.B. You set the goal of leading the drill team and being selected for a staff position.C. You have your books, homework, keys, and necessities stacked on your desk before you go to bed.D. You give a speech in class about the need for the armed forces and their relationship to a democratic form of government.
    • The NJROTC goal of developing leadershippotential is promoted by which of thesebehaviors?A. You set the goal of leading the drill team and being selected for a staff position.B. You avoid using drugs because they can lead to legal problems and mental distress for you and your family.C. You give a speech in class about the need for the armed forces and their relationship to a democratic form of governmentD. You have your books, homework, keys, and necessities stacked on your desk before you go to bed.
    • The NJROTC goal of developing leadershippotential is promoted by which of thesebehaviors?A. You set the goal of leading the drill team and being selected for a staff position.B. You avoid using drugs because they can lead to legal problems and mental distress for you and your family.C. You give a speech in class about the need for the armed forces and their relationship to a democratic form of governmentD. You have your books, homework, keys, and necessities stacked on your desk before you go to bed.
    • A Focus On YouThe opportunities provided by the instructors,school, area manager, NSTC, SECNAV, and theCongress all assist you in improving yourself andyour fellow cadets. The hope is that you will learnthrough the NJROTC program the core values ofhonor, courage, and commitment.
    • NJROTC is anexcellent way tolearn:• Self-discipline• Teamwork• Cooperation
    • Another advantage of the NJROTCprogram is the opportunity to leadand to teach your fellow cadetswhat you have learned during youtime in the program.
    • Mastering the military skills yourinstructors teach will give youconfidence in yourself and thosearound you, as well as pride in ajob well done.
    • Cadets participate in communityservice projects that encouragedevelopment as a citizen.
    • Unique to the NJROTC program is theopportunity to lead, and many cadetgraduates say these opportunities werethe most lasting benefit of NJROTC.
    • MRS. CLARA HARRISFormer cadets are serving their countrytoday as leaders in the armed forcesand in civilian life.
    • Which of these values is NOT one ofthe Navy’s three core values?A. HonorB. CourageC. PatriotismD. Commitment
    • Which of these values is NOT one ofthe Navy’s three core values?A. HonorB. CourageC. PatriotismD. Commitment
    • NJROTC is a military-sponsoredprogram and thus has requirementsfor your continued participation.
    • Enrollment requirements: • Attend the units school grades 9-12
    • • Be a U.S. citizen or national, or alien, lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence.
    • • Be physically fit.
    • • Be selected by the SNSI and principal to the NJROTC program.
    • • Maintain acceptable standards of academic achievement.
    • • Maintain acceptable standards of conduct.
    • • Comply with NJROTC personal grooming standards.
    • Who selects the participants in anNJROTC program?A. NJROTC instructor aloneB. NJROTC instructor with principal’s approvalC. Principal aloneD. Principal with NJROTC instructor’s approval
    • Who selects the participants in anNJROTC program?A. NJROTC instructor aloneB. NJROTC instructor with principal’s approvalC. Principal aloneD. Principal with NJROTC instructor’s approval
    • True or False: There is no physicalfitness requirement at the time ofenrollment, although fitnessstandards apply during the program.
    • True or False: There is no physicalfitness requirement at the time ofenrollment, although fitnessstandards apply during the program.False
    • NJROTC is responsible formaintaining its standards ofenrollment, and not everyone canmeet these standards. Cadetschoosing to leave the program orfailing to live up to the standardsof the NJROTC program aredisenrolled.
    • DisenrolledTo dismiss or cause to becomeremoved from a program
    • • Leaving school (dropping out or63 moving)
    • • His or her own request64
    • Disenrollment criteria:• Failure to maintain academic or military standards.
    • • Lack of aptitude or poor behavior.
    • • A physical condition which precludes participation.
    • The three Rs of theNJROTC program:1. Respect for yourself2. Respect for others3. Responsibility for all your actions
    • SummaryNJROTC programs are governed by:• Laws passed by Congress• Rules and procedures established by NSTC• School policies and regulations
    • SummaryThe NJROTC program is a joint effort ofthe U.S. Navy and your local schoolauthorities to enhance your high schooleducation.
    • Q.1. Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) programs began in what year?
    • Q.1. Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) programs began in what year?A.1. The first NJROTC programs began in 1966.
    • Q.2. Which Navy command is responsible for the administration of the NJROTC program?
    • Q.2. Which Navy command is responsible for the administration of the NJROTC program?A.2. Under guidance provided by the Secretary of the Navy, the Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) located in Pensacola, Florida, is responsible for administering the NJROTC program.
    • Q.3. Schools must ensure a minimum enrollment in the NJROTC program of how many students?
    • Q.3. Schools must ensure a minimum enrollment in the NJROTC program of how many students?A.3. Each school must maintain an enrollment of 100 students or 10% of the school’s total enrollment, whichever is less.
    • Q.4. What are the two basic qualifications for an NJROTC instructor?
    • Q.4. What are the two basic qualifications for an NJROTC instructor?A.4. To serve as an NJROTC instructor the individual must be certified by the Naval Service Training Command and be approved and hired by the principal of the host school.
    • Q.5. Who provides the textbooks and uniforms used by NJROTC students?
    • Q.5. Who provides the textbooks and uniforms used by NJROTC students?A.5. The Navy provides textbooks, curriculum guides, audio- visual equipment, training materials, and computers for the Naval Science classroom. The Navy provides uniforms for each student.
    • Q.6. The mission of the JROTC programs established by Congress includes four things the program is to accomplish. Name them.
    • Q.6. The mission of the JROTC programs established by Congress includes four things the program is to accomplish. Name them.A.6. The purpose of the JROTC program is to: a. Instill in students the value of citizenship b. Service to the United States c. Responsibility d. A sense of accomplishment
    • Q.7. The Naval Service Training Command has provided ten goals for the NJROTC program. Pick out the three you think are most important and explain why you think so.
    • Q.7. The Naval Service Training Command has provided ten goals for the NJROTC program. Pick out the three you think are most important and explain why you think so.A.7. a. Promote patriotism. To instill or enhance a love of their country, respect for the flag and pride in the government and our way of life.
    • A.7. b. Develop informed and responsible citizens. Give students an awareness of their responsibilities, duties, and rights as citizens. c. Promote habits of orderliness and precision. Understanding that the development of good habits and order in one’s life has assisted others to achieve high levels of success.
    • A.7. d. Develop a high degree of personal honor, self-reliance, self-discipline, and leadership. These personal qualities are found in most of our successful leaders.
    • A.7. e. Promote an understanding of the basic elements and requirements for national security. Explain the need for armed forces and the relationship between armed forces and a democratic government.
    • A.7. f. Develop respect for and an understanding of the need for constituted authority in a democratic society. Why do we have laws and governments? What are the other choices? g. Provide incentives to live healthy and drug free lives. What are some of the consequences of the choices we make?
    • A.7. h. Develop leadership potential. NJROTC gives many opportunities for leadership at all levels. i. Promotes high school completion. The importance of a good education is a stepping-stone to future success. j. Provide information on the military services as a possible career.
    • Q.8. What are the seven requirements to participate in the NJROTC program?
    • Q.8. What are the seven requirements to participate in the NJROTC program?A.8. a. Be enrolled in and attending a regular course of instruction at the school hosting the unit in grades 9-12.
    • A.8. b. Be a United States citizen or national, or alien lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence. c. Be physically qualified to participate in the physical education program of the school. d. Be selected by the NJROTC instructor with the approval of the school principal.
    • A.8. e. Maintain acceptable standards of academic achievement. f. Maintain acceptable standards of conduct. g. Comply with the personal grooming standards as set forth in the NJROTC Cadet Field Manual.
    • Q.9. What are the five reasons for disenrollment from the NJROTC program?
    • Q.9. What are the five reasons for disenrollment from the NJROTC program?A.9. a. Failure to maintain the required academic or military standards. b. Lack of aptitude or poor behavior. Each student must be worthy of membership in his or her unit.
    • Q.9. What are the five reasons for disenrollment from the NJROTC program?A.9. c. Disenrollment from school. d. Students may request to disenroll. e. Physical conditions that preclude a student’s participation.
    • Q.10. The purpose of JROTC is “To _______ in students the value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.”A.10. A. inspire B. create C. instill D. clarify
    • Q.10. The purpose of JROTC is “To _______ in students the value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.”A.10. A. inspire B. create C. instill D. clarify
    • Q.11. What NJROTC goal is being promoted when cadets participate in community service?A.11. A. Healthy living B. Patriotism C. Leadership D. Citizenship
    • Q.11. What NJROTC goal is being promoted when cadets participate in community service?A.11. A. Healthy living B. Patriotism C. Leadership D. Citizenship
    • Q.12. What term is used to refer to the removal of a cadet from the NJROTC program?A.12. A. Discharge B. Separation C. Disenrollment D. Release
    • Q.12. What term is used to refer to the removal of a cadet from the NJROTC program?A.12. A. Discharge B. Separation C. Disenrollment D. Release