The mission of Air Force Junior ROTC is to "Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community." The program is open to all 9th-12th grade students. Our program encourages students to get involved in their local communities and become well-informed, participating citizens.
Recipient of the "Air Force JUNIOR ROTC Distinguished Unit Award" each of the last 18 years, including five "With Merit" designations (most recent 2020). The award places the unit in the top 10% of all 892 AFJROTC units worldwide.
Recipient of Eight First Place and two Second Place Awards in the last eleven years from
the Reserve Officers Association of the State of Ohio as "Outstanding Junior ROTC Unit in the State Of Ohio." Sixty-four JROTC units in Ohio from all military services compete
for the award.
The OH-881 Regional Drill Meet, held since 1989, received special recognition from the Congress of the United States with a "Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition" from Congressman Steve Austria for "Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community."
The Cadets perform thousands of hours of community and school service each year. Over the last four years, the Cadets have averaged over 3100 community service hours per year.