How do I join Jrotc?
To join JROTC, look for it as an elective in your school’s class offerings. High schools without their own JROTC program often have reciprocity agreements with nearby schools that do offer JROTC, so students at a school without a program will be allowed to participate in a nearby school’s program.
How do I join ROTC in high school?
Army ROTC Scholarship Options
- You must be a US citizen between the ages of 17 and 26.
- Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.50.
- Receive a high school diploma or pass a high school equivalency test.
- Minimum of 920 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT.
- Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test.
What happens if you drop out of ROTC?
If you drop out or are expelled from the program, you will face serious consequences, including potential legal action. You will also be required to pay back your scholarship if you have received one. (However, keep in mind that many of these consequences only apply to students who do receive ROTC scholarships.)
What rank do you come out of ROTC?
Army ROTC graduates are commissioned as U.S. Army Second Lieutenants. They then receive specialized training in one of 17 different Army branches.
Is Jrotc mandatory?
There Is No Military Obligation for JROTC Cadets Students who participate in JROTC are not required to join the military after high school, and the program is not a military preparation class.
How do I start a school Jrotc program?
The following steps are required for a school who desires to establish a JROTC or NDCC program:
- Determine the program (JROTC or NDCC) which best meets your schools requirements.
- Complete the corresponding application(s).
- Mail completed application(s) to the appropriate brigade address in your state (below).
What are the five Jrotc service programs?
JROTC curriculum includes lessons in leadership, health and wellness, physical fitness, first-aid, geography, American history and government, communications, and emotional intelligence. The curriculum is rigorous and relevant to 21st century education.
Do ROTC cadets outrank enlisted?
Yes, specifically cadets enrolled in “advanced senior ROTC” programs as well as cadets (and midshipmen) at the several federal service academies. As “officers in a limited sense” and having been appointed to their grade of rank by the President, they outrank ALL enlisted personnel.
Do cadets get saluted?
No. While technically cadets outrank all enlisted personnel (AR 600–20 Army Command Policy) and service academy cadets are authorized to exercise command ahead of NCOs in the absence of all other officers, cadets do not rate salutes except amongst themselves.
How much do 4 star generals make?
As of June 2020, there were 14 Army four-stars, the most at any time since World War II, according to Military.com. The 2020 four-star general pay is $per month, which does not include amounts for a housing allowance and other benefits. The base yearly four-star general pay is $197,302.
Is it okay for a civilian to salute a soldier?
“Civilian personnel, to include civilian guards, are not required to render the hand salute to military personnel or other civilian personnel. “Salutes are not required to be rendered or returned when the senior or subordinate, or both are in civilian attire.”
What is the highest civilian rank?
Equivalent Civilian to Military Ranks
|Civilian Grade||Military Rank||Army Title|
|SES Level V||O-7||Brigadier General|