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    VANCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

    JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS'

    TRAINING CORPS

    (NC-081)

     


  • AFJROTC Contacts

    Col. Garry Lunsford 

    Phone: 252.430.6000

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  • Aerospace Science I

    This is the Entry Level course for Aerospace Science (AFJROTC).  Students learn basic military drill, Air Force customs and courtesies, AFJROTC appearance standards, and the proper wear of the uniform.  Good study habits, citizenship, and personal responsibilities are introduced and emphasized.  Students are introduced to the historical development of flight and the roles of the military in history.  Students are expected to participate in Corps extracurricular activities.  Uniform wear is mandatory for Cadets in this course.  Participation in Wellness and Physical Fitness occurs each Friday.  All cadets are expected to be responsible, show positive leadership, adaptability, overall conduct and dependability.  The academic studies will focus on the following:

                                            1.  Aerospace Science- Milestones in Aviation History

                                            2.  Leadership Education I- Traditions, Wellness and Foundations of Citizenship

                                            3.  Global Awareness and Cultural Studies- Introduction to Global Awareness

                                            4.  Physical Fitness/Wellness

     

    Aerospace Science II

    In the second year Aerospace Science course, students learn to improve their military drill and leadership skills.  Students are introduced to communications techniques, must understand the organization and functions of the Cadet Corps, and are expected to actively participate in Corps activities.  Uniform wear is mandatory for Cadets in this course.  Participation in Wellness and Physical Fitness occurs each Friday.  All cadets are expected to be responsible, show positive leadership, adaptability, overall conduct and dependability.  The academic studies will focus on the following areas:

                                           1.  The science of Flight- Earth's atmosphere, weather characteristics, weather

                                                effects on aviation, the physiology of flight, basic aeronautics, and air

                                                navigation.

                                           2.  Leadership Education II- Communication, Awareness and Leadership

                                           3.  Cultural Studies- Examination of a region of the world, Cultural comparison

                                                to our culture, and an examination of regional history; government; social

                                                issues.

                                           4.  Physical Fitness/Wellness

     

    `Aerospace  Science III

    In this third year Aerospace Science course, students learn to improve their military drill, leadership, and communications skills.  Financial Management Studies are introduced during this semester.  Students are introduced to management techniques, and are expected to demonstrate their leadership skills by holding key positions in the Cadet Corps.  Uniform wear is mandatory fo Cadets in this course.  Participation in Wellness and Physical Fitness occurs each Friday.  All cadets are expected to be responsible, show positive leadership, adaptability, overall conduct and dependability.  The academic studies will focus on the following:

                                           1.  Exploration of Space- History of Astronomy, Planetary Systems, Space 

                                                Technology, Stars, and Major Space Phenomenon

                                           2.  Leadership Education III- Life skinless and Career Opportunities

                                           3.  Global and Cultural Studies- An in-depth examination of a region

                                               of the world, Cultural comparison to our culture, and an examination

                                              of regional history; government; social issues.

                                           4.  Physical Fitness/Wellness