Full year, 2 periods, 2 credits (2 Fine/Practical Arts)
Grades 9 - 12 Prerequisite: At least 14 years of age. Students must comply with USAF grooming standards (hair length and personal grooming)
DESCRIPTION: This course of study includes the history of aviation, principles of flight, meteorology, navigation and flight physiology. The AFJROTC program also includes leadership development, including leadership styles and principles, goal setting and written and oral communications. Students participate in drill teams, field trips, parades, Color Guards, and other program activities. All uniforms, including uniform shoes, are provided by the Air Force. Enrollment in AFJROTC does not obligate a student to any military service; instead, completion of two years of the program (including AFJROTC III and IV) may entitle the student to advanced rank upon completion of basic training after enlistment, or extra consideration when applying for AFROTC scholarships at colleges, and/or nomination to the service academies.
Scott Dierlam, Colonel, USAF (Ret) Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, VA-821
Arlington Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, creed, color, religion, gender, age, economic status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and/or disability. This policy provides equal access to courses and programs, counseling services, physical education and athletics, vocational education, instructional materials and extra-curricular activities. Violations of this policy should be reported to the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services at 703-228-6008 or the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at 703-228-6110.