Class Preparation Check. Dress Code ID Badges Paper Writing Instrument Assignments. 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
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Class Preparation Check • Dress Code • ID Badges • Paper • Writing Instrument • Assignments
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
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 DISCIPLINE, TEAMWORK AND ESPRIT D’ CORPS.
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 • 9th 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. • 9th 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
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
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– Shoe Shine • Shoes must be shined to a high gloss • Heals and soles must be black • Shoes must be clean at all times
April Birthdays • Anybody who wishes their name to appear in the Announcements, please notify Sgt. Calhoun and/or Maj. Young of your birthday.
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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.