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1 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 11 Organization of the AFJROTC

2 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 2 Motivation As an Air Force Junior ROTC cadet, you are a member of a strong organization. Today, you’ll learn about your role in the AFJROTC.

3 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 3 What is the history of the AFJROTC? 1911: First Junior ROTC program organized by Army Lt. Edgar R. Steevers 1916: National Defense Act passed; first high school program. 1964: Public Law directs military to establish Junior ROTC programs (all services) 1966: First Air Force Junior ROTC program in high schools. 1972: Females permitted to take AFJROTC.

4 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 4 What is the history of the AFJROTC? (cont’d) Mission: To build better citizens for America Goals: To instill The value of citizenship Service to the United States Personal responsibility A sense of accomplishment

5 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 5 What is the history of the AFJROTC? (cont’d) Objectives Educate cadets in citizenship Promote community service Instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline Provide instruction in the fundamentals of air and space science

6 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 6 What is the chain of command? The chain of command is a line of responsibility from top to bottom. The chain of command spells out relationships between and within sections.

7 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 7 What is the chain of command? (cont’d) Job descriptions explain every duty. AFJROTC job descriptions and organization charts are based on those of the U.S. Air Force.

8 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 8 What is the chain of command? (cont’d) Steps for organizing an operation Identify skills needed Set up a working structure Assign available resources within the structure

9 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 9 How is the cadet corps organized? Organization of the cadet corps Wings (two or more groups) Groups (two or more squadrons) Squadrons (two or more flights) Flights (two or more elements) Elements (three or more cadets, including the element leader)

10 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 10 How is the cadet corps organized? (cont’d) Cadets in staff positions help run the corps. Air Force Junior ROTC positions closely mirror U. S. Air Force staff structure.

11 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 11 How is the cadet corps organized? (cont’d) The cadet organizational structure must Reflect actual functions Be consistent with military organizational principles Meet provisions of Air Force Organization

12 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 12 What is the cadet appointment and rotation system? The SASI selects the cadet corps commander, subordinate commanders, and staff members. The SASI may adopt Promotions for Exceptional Performers (PEP).

13 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 13 Lesson review The first technical and military school in the United States was the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy, which was founded in The earliest ROTC program was organized in 1911 by Army Lieutenant Edgar R. Steevers.

14 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 14 Lesson review (cont’d) The chain of command is a line of responsibility from top to bottom. The chain of command spells out relationships between and within sections. Our cadet corps is organized a group, with squadrons, flights, and elements.

15 Introduction to Air Force Junior ROTC Lesson 1, Chapter 1, Organization of the AFJROTC 15 Lesson review (cont’d) The SASI selects the cadet corps commander, subordinate commanders, and staff members. Permanent grades are based on the number of years in AFJROTC. The SASI may promote outstanding cadets to higher positions or grades.


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