• Air Force - JROTC
     
    burgstiner
    Major Danny L. Burgstiner
    Smith
    MSgt Donald Smith

     
     
    Presidential Physical Fitness (PPF)/Wellness Program:
    Objective:  Motivate each JROTC cadet to lead active, healthy lifestyles now and beyond current program requirements into their adult lives.
     
    Goals:  Create an individualized training program for each cadet based on national standards of age and gender, to identify areas of improvements for each cadet, and to incorporate a physical training program to reach their goals.
     
    28.4110091 AEROSPACE SCIENCE (AS): "A JOURNEY INTO AVIATION HISTORY" & LEADERSHIP I: "CITIZENSHIP, CHARACTER, AND AF TRADITION"

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION: AEROSPACE SCIENCE: This is the recommended AS course for all new cadets.  It is an aviation history course focusing on the development of flight throughout the centuries.  It starts with ancient civilizations, then progresses through time to modern day.  The emphasis is on civilian and military contributions to aviation; the development, modernization, and transformation of the Air Force; and a brief astronomical and space exploration history.  It is interspersed with concise overviews of the principles of flight to include basic aeronautics, aircraft motion and control, flight power, and rockets.  Throughout the course, there are readings, videos, hands-on activities, and in-text and student workbook exercises to guide in the reinforcement of the materials.  LEADERSHIP I: The Leadership textbook introduces cadets to the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program, providing a basis for progression through the rest of the AFJROTC program while instilling elements of good citizenship.  It contains sections on cadet and Air Force organizational structure; uniform wear; customs, courtesies, and other military traditions; health and wellness; fitness; individual self-control; and citizenship.  Wear of the uniform, Air Force customs and courtesies and basic drill skills are introduced.  PPF/WELLNESS: The wellness program focuses on nutrition, exercise, and physical activities.
     
    One credit for successful completion of this class. This course is designed for first year students. A student may enroll the first semester or the second, but not both.

     


     

    28.4120092 FIRST SEMESTER, 28.4120093 SECOND SEMESTER
    AEROSPACE SCIENCE:  "SCIENCE OF FLIGHT" AND LEADERSHIP
    II: "COMMUNICATION, AWARENESS, AND LEADERSHIP"       

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION: AEROSPACE SCIENCE:  This second year science course is designed to acquaint the student with the aerospace environment, the human requirements of flight, principles of aircraft flight, and principles of navigation.  The course begins with a study of the atmosphere and weather, followed by the effects of weather on flight.  Fundamentals of lift, weight, thrust and drag, what makes an airplane fly, is followed with map reading, course plotting and the effects of wind.  The portion on the human requirements of flight is a survey course on human physiology, discussing the circulatory system, effects of acceleration and protective equipment. LEADERSHIP: The leadership course places an emphasis on communications skills and cadet corps activities. Written reports and speeches compliment academic materials. Cadet corps activities include holding positions of greater responsibility in the planning and execution of corps projects.  Wear of the uniform, Air Force customs and courtesies and basic drill skills are reemphasized.  PPF/WELLNESS: The wellness program focuses on nutrition, exercise, and physical activities.

     
    Prerequisite:  Aerospace Science 28.4110091. 
     
    One credit for successful completion of this class. These courses are designed for second year cadets.This 28.4120092 course is taught for two semesters in conjunction with course 28.4120093.  A student can enroll in either fall or spring semesters, or both.

     
    28.4140094 FIRST SEMESTER, 28.414095 SECOND SEMESTER               
    AEROSPACE SCIENCE: "SURVIVAL"
    LEADERSHIP III: "LEADERSHIP EDUCATION III:  LIFE SKILLS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES"

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:  AERSOPACE SCIENCE: This is a combined third and fourth year
    cadet course.  "Survival" introduces students to the physical and mental needs individuals must
    satisfy during varied survival situation. Students learn about survival preparedness, conditions
    affection survival, individual survivor needs, psychological aspects of survival, and the will to
    survive. They also learn required personal protection measures, where to find necessities
    required to maintain life, and orientation and traveling techniques to use during a survival
    situation. Students will learn what to do to maintain life in a survival situation—whether that
    situation is caused by a natural or manmade disaster. They learn to quickly assess their
    environment, determine immediate and long term actions for survival, and scientifically pursue
    survival in an unfamiliar environment. LEADERHSIP: The "Leadership Education III: Life Skills and
    Career Opportunities" textbook will be helpful to students deciding which path to take after high
    school.  Information on how to apply for admission to college or to a vocational or technical
    school is included. Information on how to begin the job search is available to students who
    decide not to go to college or vocational school.  Available also is information about financial
    planning and how to save, invest, and spend money wisely, as well as how not to get caught in
    the credit trap.  Students are informed about real life issues such as understanding contracts,
    leases, wills, warranties, legal notices, and personal bills. Citizen responsibilities such as
    registering to vote, jury duty, and draft registration will be helpful to.  For those students who
    may be moving into an apartment of their own, information is presented on apartment shopping
    and grocery shopping skills.  There is information on how to prepare a résumé and the
    importance of good interviewing skills.  If there are students who are interested in a career in
    the military, with the federal government, or an aerospace career, information is also provided
    for them. Wear of the uniform, Air Force customs and courtesies and basic drill skills are
    reemphasized. 
    PPF/WELLNESS:  The wellness program focuses on nutrition, exercise, and physical activities.

     
    Prerequisite: Aerospace Science 28.4120092 or Aerospace Science 28.4120093.
     
    One credit for successful completion of this class. These courses are designed for the combined third and fourth year cadets class. 
    This 28.4140094 course is taught for two semesters in conjunction with course 28.4140095.  A student can enroll in either fall or spring semesters, or both.


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