Senior Army Instructor
Army Instructor
LTC (Ret.) Gearhart
SGM (Ret.) Bruno
Bio of SAI
Bio of AI
Commander In Chief
Secretary Of Defense
Secretary Of State
President Donald J. Trump
Patrick M. Shanahan
Mike Pompeo
Secretary Of The Army
Army Chief of Staff
Sergeant Major of the Army
Mark T. Esper
General Mark A. Milley
Sergeant Major Daniel A. Dailey
Command Sergeant Major of Cadet Command
Director of Army JROTC
Commander of 2nd Brigade
Colonel Michael Stinnett
Colonel Matthew D. Rauscher
Command Sergeant Major Kenneth J. Kraus Jr.  
Commanding General of Cadet Command
Command Sergeant Major of 2nd Brigade
Chief of 2nd Brigade
Ms. Brenda Gainey
Major General Christopher P. Hughes
Command Sergeant Major Bryon C. Larsen
Basic Knowledge:

What does JROTC stand for?

JROTC stands for Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

What does LET stand for?

LET stands for Leadership, Education, & Training.

What does JCLC stand for?

JCLC stands for JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge.

What does SAI stand for?

SAI stands for Senior Army Instructor.

What does AI stand for?
AI stands for Army Instructor.

What is the mission of JROTC?
The mission of JROTC is to motivate young people to become better citizens.

What is the key to success in JROTC?
The key to success in JROTC is teamwork.

What are the three levels of distinction that JROTC units can earn?
The three levels of distinction that JROTC units can earn are merit unit, honor unit, and honor unit with distinction.

What is the definition of leadership?
Leadership is the process of influencing others to accomplish a mission by providing purpose, direction, and motivation.

What are the three leadership styles? Explain each.
                        Delegating: Giving decision making authority to subordinates.
                        Directing: Instructing subordinates.
                        Participating: Involving subordinates in the decision making process.

What are the seven army values?
L- Loyalty
D- Duty
R- Respect
S- Selfless Service
H- Honor
I- Integrity
P- Personal Courage

Define teamwork.
Teamwork is the cooperative effort of a group of people working together to achieve a common goal.

Drill & Ceremony:

What are the 2 parts of a command?
The Preparatory command & the Command of Execution.

What foot do you call the command rear march on?
The Right Foot

On which foot do you give the command halt?
Either Foot.

What is the normal cadence/rate of quick time?
120 steps per minute.

What is the rate of “double time”?
180 steps per minute.

Map Reading:

How do you read a military map?
From Right & Up

What are the 5 basic colors on a military map and what do they represent?
Blue- Water
Green- Vegetation
Brown- Contour lines/Elevation & relief
Black- Man made objects
Red- Highly populated areas & major roads

Name the 5 major terrain features on a military map?
Hill, Saddle, Valley, Ridge, & Depression

What are the 3 types of north’s on a military map?
True, Grid, & Magnetic

First Aid & Health:

Define First Aid.
First Aid is the immediate care given to an injured or ill victim before professional medical help arrives.

What are the 4 life saving steps?
Clear the airway, Stop the bleeding, Treat for shock, & Protect and bandage the wound.


What are the 3 branches of government and what do they do?
Legislative: Makes the law.
Judicial: Interprets the law.
Executive: Enforces and carries out the law.

American History & Citizenship:

Who wrote the star spangled banner?
Francis Scott Key

What do the colors on the United States flag represent?
Red- Valor
Blue- Justice
White- Purity

What do the 13 stripes on the United States flag represent?
The original 13 colonies.

What are the 3 types of American flags and which is the largest?
Post, Storm, & Garrison. Garrison is the largest.

What is the UCMJ?
Uniform Code of Military Justice 

The Cadet Creed:

I am an Army Junior ROTC Cadet.
I will always conduct myself to bring credit to my family, country, school and the Corps of Cadets.
I am loyal and patriotic.
I am the future of the United States of America.
I do not lie, cheat or steal and will always be accountable for my actions and deeds.
I will always practice good citizenship and patriotism.
I will work hard to improve my mind and strengthen my body.
will seek the mantle of leadership and stand prepared to uphold the Constitution and
the American way of life.
May God grant me the strength to always live by this creed.