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    In today's society, The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is a program that combines amusing benefits for the individual cadet and opportunities to serve the school and community. While teaching leadership skills for the cadet’s daily lives and incorporating the military foundation, covering the history, techniques for oral communication, drill and ceremony, and marksmanship. The JROTC program seeks for exemplary citizens making the community a better place. In 1916 the program had a different goal, it was meant to commission officers in the military, but over time JROTC is used as a resource for success. By introducing cadets with the necessary traits for their careers, military or civilian, JROTC directs cadets to become effectual leaders and citizens of our nation. The JROTC became into passage due to the National Defense Act in 1916 on June 3. The 1916 National Defense Act provided high schools to have a loan of federal military equipment and the assignment of active duty military personnel as instructors. The National Defense Act was passed down to have a stronger military force. At the time there were two levels of JROTC: the high school level that was meant to prepare males for military services. The college level was for commissioning officers. The training was provided by active duty military members. The…

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    military equipment and the assignment of active duty personnel as instructors. The main idea of JROTC is to develop citizens as leaders for careers later on in life. We will be talking briefly about the history of JROTC, and what JROTC is all about. The concept of JROTC was brought up in the National Defense Act of 1916. The Act allowed the loan of federal military equipment and the assignment of active duty military personnel. JROTC stand for Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps. The JROTC…

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    granted and on August 19, 1935 the first R.O.T.C unit was formed. The new R.O.T.C. program began to place a new emphasis on the campus. By 1939, the program was growing and was comprised of two companies of cadets. When Pearl Harbor was attacked on Dec. 7, 1941 and America entered World War II, the military influence on campus skyrocketed. The entire look and “feel” of the campus took a drastic change. Every male student was required to be enrolled in the Military Department. Students wore…

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    The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program is a program implemented in public high schools by the federal government to help military readiness after world war 1. It was created by the national defense act of 1916, under the provisions of this act, high schools were required privileged loaned federal military equipment and the assignment of active duty military personnel as instructors. This program technically influenced young citizen to enroll into the United States military. It still…

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    Four years ago I was introduced and convinced to join a program called MCJROTC by my brother. MCJROTC (Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) is a program that is meant to teach and instill discipline, responsibility, and leadership traits in a student. I successfully joined this discourse community by showing the knowledge that I have obtained from the program, dealing with the emotions of my cadets (proper term for a student in the program), and achieving my credibility by ranking…

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    serving my country by being a part of this extraordinary corps. Additionally, with my leadership experience in so many different communities and cultures, I believe I have what it takes to train and work hard to become an officer in the Air Force. Seeing that this country is comprised of such a mix of identities and ideas, my goal in the future is to be a leader who can bring a unique perspective to our nation’s military. In concert with my great interest in innovation and technology, I…

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    birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Norwich University is a unique institution where students, faculties, and staffs, administrators work together to keep strong personal and professional goals to help the future leaders of this nation. Graduate students from this college provide their service to this nation in both the military and private sectors.…

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    Jrotc Narrative

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    really was outgoing. I just found myself being more to myself rather than to everyone else. Nevertheless I promised myself to be friendlier in High School. I stayed to be sure that people weren 't going to start to bully me. What is J.R.O.T.C? JROTC is Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps .JROTC is a Military program funded by the federal Government. Jrotc was created for high school student to have two levels of ROTC that were, Junior and Senior. Junior for high school and senior for…

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    High School Research Paper

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    This topic is not an unusual topic. In fact, this is a topic that will help me decide on what college I will go to and attend in my future. My topic is The Citadel military College of the South or its only other competitor Norwich University. It does not necessarily matter where I attend school because no matter where I go I will be enrolled in the ROTC program at either school. In this research paper the items that I will be talking about are things that I have learned from either being talked…

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    When the war against England began in 1775 John Paul Jones went to Philadelphia to offer his service in the Continental Navy. That December of 1775 he because a newly senior lieutenant within the Continental Navy. Even though he had the choice to have his own command he decided to turn that offer down. He had chosen instead to serve as an officer in the Esek Hopkin’s squadron aboard the Alfred. This allowed him to learn war tactics and maneuvers. John Paul Jones had a strong desire to pursue…

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