The U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is a program that was designed to teach high school students citizenship values, personal responsibility, and leadership all while using a military structure to teach students teamwork and self discipline. JROTC prepares the future of our nation to be a law abiding citizens in society. With the passage of the National Defense Act of 1916, JROTC was born. Today, in the 21st century, JROTC differs from 100 years ago. Without a doubt, JROTC will change in the 22nd century to adapt to social norms like today.
The program was aimed at making better citizens, help young men and women the advantages of having strong minds, bodies and having self-control. JROTC is all about respect, courage, honor, and loyalty. Where could you find a better place for young people to learn about courage,respect,and having selfless service. This program challenge students mentally,physically, and emotionally. To help young people build character.
Having the example above shows society or mankind in general thrives under expectations for a better life. A primary example of this is in World War Two, where new weapons technology was developed for the drive of nationalistic country 's expectations of success. To what extent we should hold ourselves accountable for our actions, depends on the person. With different individuals holding themselves to a higher standard than others creates more accountability for good and bad actions. This can, also happen in vise versa of the sentence above.
Then deciding my classes for high school I knew I would be participating in the JROTC program. One of the first things I was drawn to was the uniform, which symbolizes honor, duty, loyalty, responsibility and high expectations. But only when I started to wear that uniform did I begin to understand the ROTC’s rich history, the many ways it builds character and community in the present, and it 's exciting goals for the future. The ROTC mission, established one hundred years ago, is “to motivate young people to become better citizens.”
In the movie "Twelve o'clock high" we could say that Davenport is better suited to the "transformational theory" - "The essence of transformational theories is that leaders transform their followers through their inspirational nature and charismatic personalities. Rules and regulations are flexible, guided by group norms "(Leadership-Central.com, 2016). Davenport protected its soldiers so much that rules and regulations went to a second
In turn, introducing the idea of “America first” led to him appealing to ethics (Ethos) by revisiting his accomplishments during his first year in office. Since the beginning of President Trump’s candidacy, he has introduced a newly found sense of patriotism. “If you work hard, if you believe in yourself, if you believe in America, then you can dream anything, you can
Learning from the past and applying new techniques from mistakes we’ve made before improves on keeping America safe”. Q: What is the most important thing other people should know or understand about the Marine Corps? Sargent Vaquera: The mission of the Marine Corps is to make Marines win our country 's battles and most importantly help you become a better quality citizen. The Marine Corps will also teach you intangible skills to become that better person and
I want to be a United States military officer in order to pass on the knowledge and experience that I have gained to future generations of Soldiers. With more rank comes greater responsibility. I will use my abilities and understanding of leadership to bridge the gap between noncommissioned officers and commissioned officers. As I progress through the ranks I can influence a greater number of Soldiers and enable junior leaders to be the kind of leadership we looked up to when we started this journey.
Summary In Andrew Delbanco's essay, College At Risk, he talks about college education in America and at some different points, he compares them to other countries education systems. In the beginning of his essay, the basis of American college education is discussed, and how furthering your education past high school helps us become productive adults. It is also mentioned how college is a place to expand your knowledge and critical thinking skills. It is pointed out that other countries may have a better education system and possibly outperform the U.S. when it comes to certain jobs.
Struggle Leads To Success Being an immigrant is about leaving one’s native country; but it is also, more importantly, about adapting and assimilating to a new culture. Relocating to a new country could sometimes cause a life-transforming moment. Throughout “The Kite Runner” the author describes different characters which possess different characteristics and personalities. As illustrated in the book, Baba and his family moved to the United States to get a better life, and they quickly started to assimilate the American culture. The Kite Runner is incredibly valuable for high school students because it outlines the perplexity of religious discrimination.
100 Years of JROTC 100 years ago in 1916 an amazing program was created sponsored by the United States Armed Forces, Junior Reserved Officers Training Corps, and better known as JROTC. This program “Motivates young people to be better citizens” This program was created to be part of the National Defense Act in 1916. As the US prepared to enter WWI Two levels were created Junior and Senior. Senior ROTC was created for universities and colleges.
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"The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others. " This is quoted from Mahatma Gandhi, and is fitting when talking about my experiences in the JROTC service programs I have involved myself in so far this current school year. Not only have I been able to provide a service for Central High School, athletic games, and Veteran's Day programs for children, I have been able to gain more respect from my peers, superiors, and myself. My services for JROTC have all ranged in description, but all fall under color guard events I have volunteered myself part in. These services have included taking part in a team that worked on several color guard events for volleyball games, a competition team where we represented Central High
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