JROTC


Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Awards 
 
 
 
VFW ROTC awards give special recognition of outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership ability. These awards are available for both JROTC and ROTC programs.
 

Senior ROTC Awa

The SENIOR ROTC award is a medal pendant with matching ribbon bar. The ribbon is 1-3/8 inches in width overall, consisting of a 1/8 inch purple stripe, a 1/8 inch gold stripe, a 7/8 inch purple stripe, a 1/8 inch gold stripe and a 1/8 inch purple stripe.

Eligibility

a. Undergraduate student enrolled in Ms-I, -II, -III, or IV. b. Criteria:

  1. Be in good standing academically and militarily.

  2. Have demonstrated achievement and concentrated effort in

    military subjects or militarily academic subjects and/or demonstrated capability and diligence in a related activity of the ROTC program.

  3. Must not have been a previous recipient of the award.

Junior ROTC Awar

The JUNIOR ROTC award is a medal pendant with matching ribbon bar. The ribbon is 1-3/8 inches in width overall, consisting of a 1/8 inch gold stripe, a 1/8 inch purple stripe, a 7/8 inch gold stripe, a 1/8 inch purple stripe and a 1/8 inch gold stripe.

Eligibility

  1. Any 10th, 11th, or 12th grade student who is currently enrolled as a JROTC Cadet actively engaged in the JROTC Program, and one who meets the criteria for the award.

  2. Criteria:

    1. Possession of individual characteristics contributing

      to leadership, including:

      1. Positive attitude toward the Junior ROTC program.

      2. Outstanding military bearing and conduct, both in

        and out of uniform.

      3. Personal attributes (self-confidence, initiative,

        flexibility, and judgement).

      4. Patriotism (commander or member of color guard,

        drill team with or without arms, flag protocol

        instruction team, and actively promote Americanism).

      5. Courtesy (dependability, punctuality, human relations,

        respect, and cooperation).

      6. Growth potential (capable of assuming high leadership

        responsibilities in JROTC Unit with additional training

        and experience).

    2. Attainment of a grade of "B” in JROTC with an overall

      average of "C” in all subjects for the previous semester. Must not have a failing grade in any subject for that period of time.

    3. Must be active in at least one other student co-curricular activity or club; i.e., music, athletics, student government, Junior Achievement, etc.

    4. Must not have been a previous recipient of the award.

The recipient of the award will be selected by the SROTC Unit.


Presentation

It is recommended that the award be presented annually at an appropriate ceremony. It is further recommended that a representative of the VFW be on hand to present the award. 
To be submitted by the Cadets Commanding officer. Contact Dana Grider jvice3128@gmail.com

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