Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC)

  • The mission of JROTC is "to motivate young people to become better citizens." Our cadets are highly motivated and ready for any challenge. They are proven leaders who have demonstrated their willingness to work hard to achieve success.

    JROTC is an elective course taken in high school, that gives cadets the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills. It is about developing young adults for life in the 21st century. It teaches self-discipline, increases confidence levels, and gives cadets the opportunity to sharpen communication skills, citizenship, leadership potential, self-esteem, and physical fitness. JROTC also promotes graduation from high school and develops a solid foundation for career expansion. JROTC cadets are a group of high school students, destined for success.

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Our Mission

  • The mission of the Cobra Battalion is to provide the cadets a learning environment that is safe, academically challenging and will prepare them for success in the workforce during the 21st Century, through the use of a rigorous curriculum and technology. Additionally, the Cobra Battalion prepares high school students (cadets) to not only do well in school but to build a foundation for adulthood by applying practical scenarios.

Program History

  • Boyd H. Anderson Army JROTC is the oldest Army JROTC program in Broward County, Florida. Our program is managed by cadets, under the guidance of qualified retired Army instructors. The program allows cadets to reach their full potential and showcase their accomplishments while increasing academic achievement through emotional intelligence.

    "You don't plan to fail, you fail to plan"
    -Harvey MacKay

Army Junior ROTC Cadet Creed

  • I am an Army Junior ROTC Cadet.
    I will always conduct myself to bring credit to my family, country, school, and 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.
    I 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.