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Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

United States Army
Junior ROTC
Gage Park High School
"To Motivate Young People to Be Better Citizens"

The JROTC Program has it became a citizenship program devoted to the moral, physical and educational uplift of American youth.

The study of ethics, citizenship, communications, leadership, life skills and other subjects designed to prepare young men and woman to take their place in adult society, evolved as the core of the program. More recently, an improved student centered curriculum focusing on character building and civic responsibility is being presented in every JROTC classroom

Why Join Army Junior ROTC:

To appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship

To develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.

To be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.

To appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.

To understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educational and employment opportunities.

To develop mental management abilities.

To become familiar with military history as it relates to America's culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of military services.

To develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.