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EPISD Departments

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)


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Contact Information

  • LTC Victor M. Diaz, Jr.
    Facilitator JROTC/Director of Army Instruction
    Tel: (915) 236-4425
    vmdiaz2@episd.org
  • SGM Velton Locklear Jr.
    Administrative Assistant to the DAI
    Tel: (915) 236-4424
    vlocklea@episd.org
  • CSM Ronald S. Hall
    Military Property Specialist (MPS)
    Tel: (915) 236-4426
    rshall@episd.org

Important Information

Mission Statement

To motivate young people to become better citizens."

Vision

JROTC will provide a quality citizenship, character, and leadership development program, while fostering partnerships with communities and educational institutions."

Values

  • Character
  • Personal Social Responsibility
  • Student Achievement
  • Fitness
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Selfless Service to Community and Others
  • American Heritage and History
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What is JROTC?

The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a leadership development course, for high school students. The curriculum is dynamic and modern which includes service learning and focuses on the students core abilities to fulfill our mission statement. Physical education credits and or elective credits can be earned through this course.

What JROTC is not!

JROTC is NOT A RECRUITING TOOL for the armed forces of the United States of America, and there is NO REQUIREMENT TO SERVE IN THE ARMED FORCES as a result of participating in the program.

Extra-curricular Activities

Opportunities

Dedicated JROTC appointments to service academies, two, three, and four year scholarships through the Senior ROTC program, and advanced placement upon voluntary enlistment in active military service can be earned by students completing the JROTC program.


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