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  • Welcome to Air Force Junior ROTC

    Col Stephen T. SandersAFJROTC DirectorBiographyWelcome to Air Force Junior ROTC. The mission of Air Force Junior ROTC is to "Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community." Air Force Junior ROTC is not an USAF accessions program and cadets are never under any obligation to join the military. Air Force Junior ROTC is
  • Joining Air Force Junior ROTC

    Congress established the Junior ROTC under the National Defense Act of 1916. Certain requirements as stipulated by Congress under U.S. Code: Title 10, Section 2031 must be satisfied in order to participate in a JROTC program.The criteria for determining eligibility to participate in Air Force Junior ROTC are: Be enrolled in and attending a regular
  • Air Force Junior ROTC Co-Curricular Activities

     Drill TeamAir Force Junior ROTC cadets across the nation dedicate countless hours to their unit’s drill team. Drill Team participation is used as a means of instilling discipline and esprit de corps, and continues to be one of the finest methods for developing confidence and leadership abilities of cadets.  Units compete at local, state, regional
  • Air Force Junior ROTC Instructor Application

    Greetings and thank you for your interest in becoming an AFJROTC Instructor!  Please read all of this thoroughly BEFORE you start an application.  Am I obligated for applying?  You incur no obligation for submitting an application.  Once your application is approved, the decision to be nominated to any school, or to accept a hiring offer from any
  • Air Force Junior ROTC Instructor Hiring and Certification Process

    Initial Application Process:  Before any retired Airman can be considered for hire by a school, they must have an approved application on file with HQ AFJROTC Instructor Management Division.The initial application process screens candidates for general suitability, including time since retirement, their service history, college degrees, meeting
  • Curriculum

    One of the keys in the success of the Air Force Junior ROTC program lies in its academic foundation. The curriculum is divided into three components — Aerospace Science, Leadership Education, and Health and Wellness. Each Air Force Junior ROTC unit balances all three areas to meet the particular needs and abilities of their cadets.Cadets who
  • HQ Air Force Junior ROTC Points of Contact

      Director, HQ AFJROTC: DSN 493-7513 / (334) 953-7513 Deputy Director/Ops: DSN 493-7513 / (334) 953-7513 Chief, Operations: DSN 493-4247 / (334) 953-4247 Chief, Support: DSN 493-6596 / (334) 953-6596 Chief, Instructor Management: DSN 493-7742 / (334) 953-7742 Instructor Application Questions:  
  • Air Force JROTC Flight Academy

    The Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy, Chief of Staff Private Pilot Scholarship program, is a collaborative effort between the aerospace industry and the Air Force to address a national pilot shortage.  The Flight Academy is intended to inspire and encourage high school youth toward aviation careers. Currently, Boeing predicts an annual need to
  • Air Force Junior ROTC New Unit Application

    Greetings, thank you for your interest in establishing an Air Force Junior ROTC program!  Please read all of this thoroughly BEFORE you start a unit application. 1.  Q:  HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M READY TO OPEN A UNIT?HQ Air Force Junior ROTC highly recommend you receive contingent approval from your school board, superintendent, district, etc. to ensure
  • Air Force Junior ROTC Heritage

    The Junior ROTC program began in 1911 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The originator of this idea was Army Lieutenant Edgar R. Steevers, assigned the duty of inspector-instructor of the organized military of Wyoming. The National Defense Act of 1916 authorized a junior course for non-college military schools, high schools, and other non-preparatory schools;

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