U.S. Army ROTC – University of South Alabama
Mobile County High School JROTC
The mission of JROTC is: “To motivate young people to be better citizens!” In the State of Alabama, JROTC falls under Career & Technical Education (CTE). Within CTE, JROTC is assigned to the “Government and Public Administration” cluster, one of sixteen such clusters. The program’s activities help students develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. Essential skill sets taught include decision making, teamwork, discipline, personal responsibility, consensus building, selfless service and mission accomplishment.
12 High School JROTC Programs (11 Army & 1 Navy) 1900+ Students Enrolled in JROTC Largest CTE Program in State 30 Highly Qualified Instructors (600+ years experience) 125 Cadets participated in annual Junior Cadet Leadership Camp at Fort McClellan, AL 17 Cadets participated in STEM Camp Mississippi State University 48 Cadets participating in Junior Leadership Development Conference (JLDC) 28 Instructors earned American Heart Association CPR Instructor credentials 28 Instructors certified to teach NEFE (National Endowment for Financial Education) JROTC offers Credentialing Certificates to Cadets successfully completing 3 years of program 22,918 Hours of Community Service Performed 14,505 Hours dedicated to Service Learning Projects 100+ Color Guard Presentations throughout Mobile Community and Surrounding Area 12 JROTC programs in City Veterans Day Parade Numerous Academy Appointments and ROTC scholarships earned annually by cadets
LTC Frank Barrow USA (Ret) – Director