JROTC The JROTC Mission:  "To Motivate Young People to Be Better Citizens" 


      The U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is one of the largest character development and citizenship programs for youth in the world. The National Defense Act of 1916 established organized JROTC programs at public and private educational institutions. In 1964, Congress expanded the program to all military services and changed from active duty to shared support from the services and schools. As congressionally mandated by Title 10 United States Code, Section 2031, each military service must have a JROTC program to "instill in students in United States secondary educational institutions the values of citizenship, service to the United States, and personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment." JROTC’s mission, "To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens", is the guide post for the program’s success.



    Shoemaker H.S. JROTC Color Guard in Action



  • Due to the school closings based on inclement weather, cadets will NOT wear their cadet uniform on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. 

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  • The Shoemaker High School JROTC Military Ball is coming up on February 25, 2023! This is a mandatory event for all JROTC cadets and you are highly encouraged to bring a date/guest. The cost is $30 per person payable to the school cashier. See the attached Military Ball Invitation.

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