• The Army JROTC Mission
    "To Motivate Young People to Be Better Citizens"

    Our Mission
    To motivate high school students and teach them the value of
    citizenship, leadership,service to
    community,personal responsibility
    and a sense of accomplishment
    while instilling in them
    , teamwork and self-discipline.
    The Vashon Army High School JROTC Program Goals are:
    - Cadets graduate from high school.
     - Be good Citizens by knowing and exercising the rights, responsibilities,
    privileges and freedoms of good citizenship. 
    - Gain leadership potential and the ability to live and work cooperatively with others;
    demonstrate leadership in situations involving conflict resolution.
    - Achieve positive self esteem and winning behavioral concepts in a culturally diverse society.
    - Learn the ability to think logically and to communicate effectively,
    with emphasis on effective oral communication.
    - Learn the importance of diet and physical fitness in maintaining good health and appearance.
    - Gain an understanding of the history, purpose, and structure of Army JROTC.
    - Acquire proficiency in drill and ceremonies, first aid, map reading,
    and effectively working as part of a team.
    - Learn the importance of citizenship through American history as it relates to
    American's culture and future from the Revolutionary period to the present.
    - Learn the dangers of substance abuse and the importance of mental
    management, including goal setting and positive self talk.