Mission of AFJROTC Developing citizens of character, dedicated to serving our nation and our community.
MISSION STATEMENTS CADET HONOR CODE AMERICAN’S CREED MISSION Air Force MISSION AFJROTC MISSION TX-945
DEFINITIONS DISCIPLINE DRILL LEADERSHIP MILITARY BEARING
Mission of tx945 Tomorrow’s leaders in training today.
Cadet Honor code I will love and revere my God and my country. I will be loyal to my school, obey it’s leaders, and help enforce it’s rules and regulations. I will take pride in JROTC through my appearance and my actions. I will not lie, cheat, or steal, nor tolerate those who do. I am an Air Force JROTC cadet, a citizen of character, dedicated to serving my nation and my community.
The American’s Creed I believe in the United States of America, as a government of the people, b y the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic, a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice,, and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes. I, therefore, believe it is my duty to my country to love it, to support it’s constitution, to obey it’s laws, to respect it’s flag and to defend it against all enemies
DISCIPLINE That mental attitude and state of training that renders innate obedience under all circumstances.
DRILL A necessary skill in the Military profession That when done well, Has a unifying effect that promotes
MILITARY BEARING THE ABILITY TO MAINTAIN VERBAL AND PHYSICAL COMPOSURE
Upcoming Events 4 April- Get Alarmed! (8am- 2pm) 18 April- Get Alarmed! (8am- 2pm) 18 April- Post Colors @ GP (6pm) 18 April – Car Wash 24 April- Relay For Life (6am-6pm) 15, 16 May - Camping 22 May – Annual Awards Ceremony
CAR WASH 18 April – 0800 – 1600 – our parking lot Service Hours awarded Each cadet responsible to sell 9 tickets Money is due at the car wash Cancelled if rain FOY point given for Parents who come help All money goes to Relay for Life
Relay for Life 24 April 9 th grade Track Must contribute $20.00 to participate All money is due every day! Luminarias $5.00 Suns, Moons - $1.00 Corps Goal is $2500.00
GET ALARMED – JROTC CARES JROTC Cares about our family and friends Do they have adequate protection from house fires? Encourage them to sign up for free smoke alarms. You could help save a life.
LAST PROMOTION CYCLE Drill Testing – Week of 14 April Board – Week of 20 April 20 points awarded for FOY for each cadet that gets promoted
CADET OF THE QUARTER BOARD WEDNESDAY – MAY 6 THURSDAY – MAY 7 1500 SERVICE UNIFORM YOU MUST MEET THIS BOARD TO BE CONSIDERED FOR CADET OF THE YEAR 20 FOY POINTS FOR EACH CADET 25 FOY BONUS POINTS TO WINNER
ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY 22 May – 6 p.m. 9 th grade Center Cafeteria Uniform – Service Dress Awards presented in 3 categories National JROTC Annual Local Cadet
ANNUAL AWARDS APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MONDAY – APRIL 20 YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR AN AWARD IF YOU DON’T APPLY!!!! Earning awards is positive information for applications for scholarships, college, jobs, and membership in social organizations. Start building your portfolio NOW. You will be glad you did!
Cell Phone for Soldiers Goal: 500 hours of phone time 500 cell phones Deadline: End of school year 250 cell phones Each phone turned in worth 5 service points 30 points = service ribbon
Drill A Major factor in the development of : Confidence Poise Discipline Neatness Precision
Service Ribbons To receive service ribbons, you must participate with the unit in activities, such as parades. These earn you service points. When you accumulate 30 service points, you will receive your service ribbon. Good luck!
LEADERSHIP … The Art Of INFLUENCING AND DIRECTING INDIVIDUALS TO ACCOMPLISH THE MISSION
The Uniform… It is more than just a set of clothes It is a public symbol of our nation’s Defense Forces It should be worn] Proudly Properly
Key Elements of Dress and Appearance Neatness Cleanliness Safety Military Image
Uniform Tip - Jacket Grade Insignia is centered left to right, parallel to the ground and 1” above inner edge of the collar Zipper is zipped at least half-way
Uniform Tip – Short Sleeved Shirt - Female Name tag: centered on right side, parallel with the ground, even with to 1½ inches higher or lower than the first exposed button Ribbons: centered, parallel with ground. Align with bottom of name tag. LOTC Badge: centered, ½ inch above name tag Rank: Centered top to bottom, left to right, with the tip of the torch pointed toward the tip of the collar
Uniform tip – Short Sleeve Shirt - Male Name Tag: Grounded and centered over right pocket Ribbons: Grounded and centered over left pocket LOTC Badge: centered, ½ inch above name tag Rank insignia: on collar, centered top to bottom, left to right, with the tip of the torch pointed toward the tip of the collar
Telephone Procedures: When trying to use the phone: Stand at attention. “Sir/Ma’am” permission to use your aerospace telephonic communications device “Sir/ Ma’am”
Acronyms and Abbreviations to AFJROTC SASI ASI ASAP CIA TX-945 E2-C CERT COQ NCO NCOIC OIC KHAS
The Hand Salute What is a Salute A Greeting – a Show of Respect Who do you Salute? All Officers The Junior Salutes the Senior first
The Salute When do you Salute When Outdoors When you report When in Uniform Military Officers are to be Saluted even if in civilian clothes
The Salute How do you salute Right hand Only at the position of attention A Salute is accompanied by a verbal greeting
Uniform Tip – Service Coat Grade Insignia is worn on both lapels. AB wear lapel insignia. Place insignia halfway up the seam, resting on but not over it. Bottom of insignia is horizontal with the ground Buttons are buttoned at all times Tie MUST be worn with the Service Coat Do NOT wear Service Coat to school unless directed to do so by the instructor
Uniform Tip– Shoe Shine Shoes must be shined to a high gloss Heals and soles must be black Shoes must be clean at all times
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AIR FORCE CORE VALUES INTEGRITY FIRST Doing the right thing even when no one is watching. SERVICE BEFORE SELF Putting others’ needs before your personal needs EXCELLENCE IN ALL WE DO Doing nothing less than your best while meeting the highest standards as set forth by the leadership.