Welcome to Buchtel Community Learning Center's AFJROTC unit OH-942!

On behalf of the Akron Public School District, we welcome you to the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit OH-942!


We are sure you have many questions about AFJROTC!  This website provides information to students, parents, staff, community partners, or anyone interested in learning more about our program. 


Mission:  Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.


Goal:  To instill values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility and sense of accomplishment. 


Air Force JROTC provides leadership training and an aerospace science program for high school students. Secondary school students who enroll in the AFJROTC program are offered a wide variety of curricular and extra-curricular activities. The program explores the historic and scientific aspects of aerospace technology and teaches high school students self-reliance, self-discipline and other characteristics found in good leaders. The AFJROTC program is open to 9th-12th grade students who are citizens of the United States. The program is not a recruiting tool for the military services and those students who participate in AFJROTC do not incur any obligation to the Air Force. 

The objectives of Air Force Junior ROTC are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill a sense responsibility; develop character and self-discipline through education and instruction in air and space fundamentals and the Air Force’s core values of “integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.” 


AFJROTC is NOT an Air Force recruiting program. There is absolutely no military committment following completion of our program.


We sincerely believe you will benefit from the teamwork, self-discipline, and leadership experiences we have to offer!  While our program will be challenging, and sometimes demanding, we know you will experience a sense of accomplishment and pride that is hard to put into words!  Become part of your schools AFJROTC!