• The mission of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is to motivate young people to be better citizens.


    • Promote citizenship
    • Develop leadership
    • Effective communication
    • Improve physical fitness
    • Provide incentive to live drug-free
    • Strengthen positive self-motivation
    • Train to work as a team member
    • Inspire Cadets to graduate from high school and make it to the next level


    National Competitions

    Leadership and Academic Bowl

    Program for challenging Cadets to learn values of leadership, and citizenship, while preparing for higher education milestones (i.e. college entrance exams)

    Air Rifle/Archery

    Competitive marksmanship program to promote teamwork, self-confidence, and esprit de corps

    Precision Drill

    Competitive drill program in both regulation and exhibition categories

    Raider Challenge

    Competitive program for Cadets in 5 military skill events

    Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Camp

    One-week college residential program of STEM labs; Interaction with professors, graduate, and undergraduate students

    Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC)

    Program opportunity for Cadets to practice leadership and teamwork skills in a hands-on military setting

Contact Information

  • Elizabeth A. Peters

    Lieutenant Colonel, Retired
    Director of Army Instruction
    1425 E. Warren, Bldg. A
    Detroit, MI 48207
    Office: (313) 852-6714