PURPOSE:  To introduce students to the meaning of citizenship, the elements of leadership, and the value of scholarship in attaining life goals; promote an awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, including physical fitness, a proper diet, and controlling stress; drug awareness; provide the principles of health and first aid, military courtesies/courtesies and an overview of close order drill.  These elements are pursued at the fundamental level.


    COURSE CONTENT:  Includes introduction to the NJROTC program; introduction to Leadership, Citizenship and the American Government; introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid to include diet, exercise and drug awareness, introduction to Geography, military customs and courtesies, close order drill; Financial Skills and introduction to the U. S. Navy.