Welcome to the JROTC/Army Instruction Department!
"Motivating young people to become better citizens"
The mission of Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps is to motivate young people through caring, leadership and positive influence to become better citizens for life long service to the community.
The JROTC course of study has a very high correlation to the Alabama High School Graduation Exam and national standards and objectives. The curriculum is based on a systematic and sequential progression of learning that is designed for students' development at every level.
In addition to the emphasis placed on discipline, teamwork and cooperation, the curriculum incorporates health/wellness, first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, drug abuse prevention, the President's Physical Fitness program, communication skills, safety, human relations, technology, career opportunity, American citizenship and military history. Any JROTC course may be taken in lieu of physical education. Students will receive one semester credit hour.
The JROTC headquarters ist located at 125 63rd Street. North, Birmingham, Alabama 35212.
Director of Army Instructions
LTC (R) Karlos Parker-DAI 205-231-8744
1SG (R) Oliver Merkerson III - MPS/Operations 205-231-8740