|JROTC - Navy|
Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is a four-year progressive program which is open to all students in grades 9–12. GCPS offers JROTC units at nine locations— Air Force units at North Gwinnett High, Meadowcreek High, and Shiloh High; Army units at Colllins Hill High, Grayson High, Norcross High, and South Gwinnett High; a Marine unit at Parkview High; and Navy units at Duluth High and Peachtree Ridge High. Students who complete three years of JROTC fulfill the Health and Physical Education requirement for graduation.
Navy Junior ROTC (NJROTC) offers four years of progressive leadership training based on a curriculum of naval science. The NJROTC coursework involves the study of engineering in the naval environment, maritime geography, naval history of the world, international relations, human behavior, total quality leadership and followership, seamanship, and navigation. The series of courses includes orientation field trips to military facilities, mini-cruises aboard naval vessels, transportation via military aircraft, leadership camps, and optional competitive co-curricular activities after the school day ends.
See your school counselor for more information.
U. S. Navy http://www.navy.mil/
In all four military branches, the JROTC curriculum promotes and teaches leadership, citizenship, and personal responsibility. These qualities represent necessary behaviors in all aspects of life including the world of work. Participating in these programs enable you to learn valuable skills that can assist you through your educational careers into your life-long learning and civilian or military work.
For Navy JROTC, go to https://www.njrotc.navy.mil/
For military occupations, go to http://www.todaysmilitary.com/careers