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LEHS ARMY JROTC CLASSES: COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Army JROTC Program consists of four (4) Leader Education Training (LET) levels. Our mission is to "motivate young people to be better citizens." We are not organized for the purpose of recruiting for the Armed Services, but will assist if that is the goal after high school. Students that take JROTC will be issued a dress uniform that must be worn on the specified Uniform Inspection Day! The weekly uniform wearing is considered a MAJOR GRADE!!!!
LET 1: First year cadets learn the Army JROTC training module and are introduced how to appropriately wear their uniform. They are introduced to Drill and Ceremony where they learn to react to basic commands of static and marching techniques. Cadets will learn the rank structure of JROTC as well as the US Army. LET 1 cadets are introduced and participate in Service Learning projects providing service to the community and school while learning the basics of Team Building. Cadets also learn US Army customs and courtesies and proper etiquette of the US Flag.
LET 2: Prerequisite – One Semester LET 1. Cadets learn application of leadership principles emphasizing hands on responsibility and accountability for other cadets. LET 2 cadets learn first aid techniques along with lessons on substance use and abuse with positive decision making choices. LET 2 cadets will master squad level Drill and Ceremony building to platoon level marching. Primary lessons taught enforce the significance of the US Constitution and Amendments as it applies to the judicial system. Activities will revolve around Team Building.
LET 3: Prerequisite – Two semesters LET 2. Learn the primary roles of the cadet Battalion Staff and Command positions. LET 3 cadets will master platoon and company level drill and ceremony, and assist during Uniform Inspections. LET 3 lessons include diversity and conflict management of their assigned cadets as well as learning to effectively plan and manage Service Learning projects. Cadets will learn individual and team presentation/briefing skills. LET 3 Cadets will serve as Team Leaders for Team Building activities and primary trainers for drill and ceremony events.
LET 4: Prerequisite - Two semesters LET 3. Learn to lead and serve as the Cadet Battalion Command and Staff. LET 4s teach and train LET1/2/3s throughout the year. LET 4 cadets will manage and plan Service Learning Projects. LET 4 lessons will involve Career Exploration Strategies and Planning with an emphasis on creating a functional Resume to assist in the College and Career application process. Lessons taught revolve around Military and Civilian Career Planning with detailed study of US Army chain of command and organizational structure. Lessons taught will allow the Cadet to compare and contrast military occupations as they relate to civilian job market.
Drill Team/Color Guard Course: Prerequisite – One Semester LET 1. Designed for Cadets that want to enhance their individual and leadership skills in Army JROTC Drill and Ceremony. All Cadets taking this class will participate in Drill Competitions as stated in the Training/Activity schedule. This course is offered both 1st and 2nd Semesters. Cadets will learn advanced techniques marching/commanding squad and platoon level units. Selected members of the class may be asked to participate in Color Guard activities throughout the semester during and after school. The issue and wear of the JROTC Uniform is required and mandatory.
Raider Team Fitness Course: Prerequisite – One Semester LET 1. Designed for Cadets that want to enhance their leadership abilities in Army JROTC Physical Fitness Training. All Cadets taking this class will participate in Raider Competitions as stated in the Training/Activity schedule. This course is offered both 1st and 2nd Semesters. Cadets will learn advanced techniques for individual strength and conditioning along with team training on obstacles and special events. This course is designed for cadets with an above average fitness level. The issue and wear of the JROTC Uniform is required and mandatory. All cadets are inspected for a weekly grade.
Points of contact are LTC (Ret) Ray McDowell, 803-438-3481 x5664; 1SG (Ret) Roy Peebles, x5666; SFC (Ret) Leroy Williams x5661.