Instructor:  SMSgt Charles Latimer

    Subject:  AFJROTC/Leadership Education I

    Contact Information:  

    clatimer@jacksonsd.org  Office Number:  732-833-4642


    Welcome to one of the most successful Air Force JROTC programs in the United States. This unit has received the prestigious National Distinguished Unit Award with Merit as one of the top AFJROTC Programs in the nation. Our Cadet Corps has a manning level of between 185 to 190 cadets annually.  Our senior cadets have received full military and civilian scholarships/nominations to attend some of the most prestigious colleges in the nation. Each year our Unit and Parents Group present over $6,000 in scholarship money to our graduating seniors.

    Our cadets are not required to enter the military to receive these scholarships. This course is an introduction to a program that will open up many opportunities for you in the future.Some of our graduates have gone on to attend and graduate from some of the most prestigious Universities and Colleges in the United States. 

    During this course you will be introduced to Aerospace Studies, Leadership Education Studies, and Health and Wellness Studies.  In this course your grade is determined by the following:  Aerospace Studies 40%, Leadership Studies 40%, and Health and Wellness Studies 20%. 

    In addition, you will have an opportunity to actually manage some of our unit programs and lead your fellow cadets over the course of your 3 or 4 years in the program.   Some of the programs are as follows:  Logistics Department (over $100,000 in uniforms/Equipment), Information Management, Personnel (Manage AFJROTC Headquarters data base), Public Affairs, Community Service, Physical Fitness, Drill/Color Guard Competition Teams, Flight Leadership, Model Rocketry Club etc..Our top leadership positions are the Group Commander, Vice Group Commander, Operations Squadron Commander, Mission Support Squadron Commander, Inspector General, and Command Chief Master Sergeant who responsible for the overall Leadership and Management of all 200 plus cadets in the Cadet Corps.

     Our unit successfully completes over 2,200 hours of community service hours annually.  This is a great opportunity for you to get involved in the Jackson Township and Jackson School District community service initiatives.

  • Period 2/3/4:  Leadership Education I, Wed/Thurs (First, Second, and Third year cadets/combined) 

    Period 2/3/4:  Management of the Corps Curriculum: Mon and Tues  (Seniors Only) 

    Period 2/3/4:  Health and Fitness Program:  Friday's Only (All Cadets) 


    Note:  Information related to class schedules and remote learning will be discussed during Day 1 in the AFJROTC class.  A Google Meet will be set-up for all remote classes.  All cadets will be receiving a Google Classroom Invite for Major Macagnone's Aerospace Science Class and SMSgt Latimer's Leadership Education classes.  All business will take place through Google Classroom.


    See You soon,


    SMSgt Latimer 


  • Go to my AFJROTC Leadership Education I Google Classroom for any assignments and communications.

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