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Apply for JROTC Through Jan. 5, 2024

September 11th, 2023

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) programs are offered at Atholton (Army), Howard (Army) and Oakland Mills (Air Force) high schools. Each JROTC program provides an introduction to career opportunities in the United States Armed Forces and teaches principles of leadership, discipline and civic responsibility.

Any student who wishes to participate in JROTC but does not attend one of the schools that offers the program may apply for participation. Each school has a limited number of additional spaces available. To apply for participation for the 2024-2025 school year, students must contact a JROTC official between November 13, 2023 and January 5, 2024 to schedule an interview. Only students who are interviewed during this designated period will be considered for enrollment.

Letters of approval/denial/waitlist will be sent home by January 19, 2024.

To schedule an interview, contact the JROTC official for the program of interest:

Air Force JROTC at Oakland Mills High School: Colonel, (USAF, Retired) Bradly Scherer, Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, or (410) 313-6945

Army JROTC at Atholton High School: LTC (USA, Retired) William Reinhart, Senior Army Instructor, or (410) 313-7076

Army JROTC at Howard High School: Colonel (USA, Retired) William Laigaie, Senior Army Instructor, or (410) 313-2878

An application essay or other pre-interview materials may be required by each individual JROTC program. Contact your school counselor for
additional information.

More information about the JROTC program is available online.