Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.
To instill values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment in high school students.
To educate and train high school cadets in citizenship; promote community service; instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline; and provide instruction in air and space fundamentals.
1. For actively participating cadets, the greatest benefits are growth and development unto better-informed, more responsible citizens and leaders. The CA-782nd Cadet Group is run as a leadership laboratory. Cadets who demonstrate potential are given increasing responsibilities and leadership roles.
2. JROTC cadets can compete for special scholarships set aside for junior cadets, as well as those for the general population. Most cadets who meet the minimum qualifications for the Junior ROTC Board are awarded a three or four year scholarship.
3. Should cadets choose to enter the military service after graduation from high school they may enter any of the services (except the United States Marine Corps which is one pay grade higher) two pay grades higher than other enlistees, providing that they have successfully completed at least three years of Aerospace Science.
4. Students who complete two years of the Aerospace Sciences program may receive credit for one semester of college ROTC (GMT). Students who completed three years may receive credit for a full year of college ROTC (GMT).
5. Assistance and information are provided regarding application for all Armed Service Academics and all Armed Service ROTC Scholarships. College bound cadets are counseled on ways to enhance their competitiveness for scholarships and college admissions.
6. Cadets who have completed 3 years of AFJROTC will earn a cord they can wear at graduation and stole (at the cadets expense).
“I earn respect when I uphold the Core Values of Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.”— AFJROTC Cadet Creed