I Am An Army Jrotc Cadet

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    First Year

    this is the first year for my program. we have had to put people in authority positions and are still getting used to the compliments and criticisms but were holdin strong. i love the program it brings a sense of wantedness to people. its AMAZING how much our school has changed...
    cadet1sgslone cadet1sgslone
    16-17, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2009

    It Is An Honor.

    I have been in JROTC for 3 years now, i have reached the rank of C/1LT and i am the Battalion S1. It is an honor to be part of an organization that represents our military, and it is an HONOR to wear the uniform they wear while defending our rights and freedoms. I am still...
    Dovah1697 Dovah1697
    18-21, F
    Aug 25, 2013

    Best 3 Years Of My Life So Far

    I have been an AJROTC cadet for 3 years now. I could not of asked for a better thing to have in my life. I have learned things and made friends I never would have if I wasn't in the program. It has literally changed my life. I now have more confidence than ever, and because of...
    18-21, M
    Nov 1, 2012

    I Love The Jrotc

    As the title says, I love the JROTC...or Junior Reserve Officer Training Core. I just started it not two months ago and I already know that I'm gonna love being in it. It's funny, I saw a guy in the program a few years ago and he said "I know this is Cliche' but in this program...
    TeleeR TeleeR
    18-21, M
    Nov 22, 2012

    Rotc Life

    hi everyone...i'm from the university of the philippines and i decided to join the rotc as a sophomore..after 10 months into training...i'm starting to wonder..should i continue or not..i know the rotc here is different from the ones in the USA...for one..we don't get...
    janeliu janeliu
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2013

    Cadet Of Navy Jr. Rotc

    I am a Junior 17 years old and i have just joined about 7 months ago or less I am Cadet P03 petty officer 3rd class (Seamen) This is the first year i have been in the program and I Love it.
    jorlisa jorlisa
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2012

    Missouri Military Academy

     I am enrolled in a boarding Army JROTC military school. Located in Mexico Missouri. Missouri Military Academy. I am currently in my active second year. My rank is Cadet Corporal. I am Cadet Corporal Kent.
    CadetCorporal CadetCorporal
    16-17, M
    Dec 29, 2009

    Cadet Sergeant E-5 Thomas R.g. Landers

    I am a L.E.T 1 cadet and I have just recently earned my sergeant's rank. I am 15 years old and I have 3 different recruiters calling me from the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. I love JROTC and my Country. OOhrah Cadets!!
    tglanders tglanders
    13-15, M
    Dec 14, 2012

    First Year Doing It

    it was my first year doing it and it really fun. I made it to Corporal in one year. i cant wait until next year.
    Kid5252 Kid5252
    18-21, F
    Jul 5, 2013

    Army Jrotc

    I have been in JROTC for 3 years going on my 4th it is a real experience and you gain alot of friends and learn about alot of different things JROTC is like a family we all know eachother that doesnt mean we like eachother but people know who you are and you learn a little bit...
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2008

    I absolutely love JROTC.

    This was my first year and it's already changed me for the better. My leadership skills have become really good. I've never really been good at anything until I joined JROTC. I wish I could stay in there all day everyday. I am a color guard commander and my team placed to go to...
    claudiatalley16 claudiatalley16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2014

    This is my first year in jrotc I'm gonna see

    something for my life expectilly where I'm from it's either doing drugs or flipping hamburgers and that's my only choices so im gonna get out if here where I'm at and go to the marines I have only 2 years left if high school
    athomas16 athomas16
    16-17, M
    Sep 22, 2015

    Love this program so much,

    instructors are like my second fathers. Has helped me gain more confidence, and self esteem, also leadership skills. Before I joined I was totally different, very grateful to my sergeants for where I am today!
    Naturalxoxo Naturalxoxo
    18-21, F
    Sep 2, 2014


    I joined this year as a freshman and loved it right away. I am on Raider team and Color guard. I love how we are all like family.
    RaiderGirl RaiderGirl
    16-17, F
    Oct 24, 2008

    So yesterday soon as I got out of ROTC class I

    was walking back down the street with my squad and I seen a army vet and I seem he had a Purple Heart holding it in his hands so I stopped me squad and I said company attention left face and then I said company solute arms for at least a minute or more then I told my company to...
    athomas16 athomas16
    16-17, M
    Dec 15, 2015

    Finally There!

    I have been in AJROTC for 3 years now and am working on my 4th.  I have JUST been named the Battalion Commander of my JROTC program and could not be happier!  I have worked really hard and now all my work has payed off!  LTC here I come!
    BattalionCommanderCougar BattalionCommanderCougar
    16-17, M
    1 Response May 10, 2012
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