Houston ISD Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps
Junior ROTC is a national program authorized by laws enacted by Congress and conducted by the
Department of Defense partnership with secondary educational institutions in response to the
needs expressed by the people of the United States.
a. Mission. The mission of Junior ROTC is ’To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens.’
b. Purpose. To instill secondary educational institutions students with the values of citizenship,
service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.
c. The Houston ISD JROTC Programs have faithfully served the local community since 1926.