All the acronyms

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If you are new to JROTC, then you will probably hear people spouting out all these weird acronyms and words. You make even ask people to repeat themselves in the hopes that hearing it a second time will help. It doesn't. However, here is the code:

PV or PVHS- Pine View High School

CCHS- Crimson Cliffs High School

HHS- Hurricane High School

AF- Air Force

JROTC- Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

Cadre- JROTC Instructors

Boosters- Parents/Loved Ones of Cadets

CIA- Curriculum in Action

LDR- Leadership Development Requirements (See more below)

CIC- Cadet in Charge

ROE's- Rules of Engagement

Red Lines- Lines that do not get crossed at ROTC events. If crossed, parents will come pick up cadet.

Battle Buddies- No cadet goes anywhere by themselves. They will always have a buddy with them. Battle buddies must be of the opposite gender, and they may not be dating.

O-Course- Obstacle Course

Devil Pups- Mini Marine Corps-Like Bootcamp

ABU's- Airman Battle Uniform (camos- earned at summer camp or alternative routes)

Class A- Tie and Coat 

Class B- Tie, No Coat

Class C- No Tie and No Coat

Flights- Group of Cadets

PT/Winter PT Apparel- Physical Training Uniform

PDP- Player Development Pathway (the email fundraiser)

PT- Physical Training

OPM- Objective Performance Measurement (the "whole" person concept) used to evaluate and rank cadets.

LDR's (Extra Curricular Activities) in the ROTC Program

Marksmanship- Develop cadets who possess qualities of control, discipline, concentration, and extreme precision when using firearms.

Drones-  To be the best JROTC Drones team in competition that excels in the operation of drones.

CyberPatriot- Develop cadets who can solve any software-based problem as well as improve their critical & logical thinking skills.

JLAB- To develop highly educated cadets, prepared for high performance on the ACT/SAT test.

APT- Creating cadets that are exceptional presenters and communicators that are well-versed in current sensitive topics that affect the modern youth.

PT- To have all cadets in the team improve their PFT score by the end of the year. To grow the confidence in the cadets so they will strive in competitions. Build teamwork and leadership abilities in each cadet.

Color Guard- Develop cadets dedicated and skilled in the completion of Color Guard events and ceremonies who show traits of responsibility, professionalism, and teamwork.

Drill- Develop‌ ‌cadets‌ ‌who‌ ‌are‌ ‌disciplined,‌ ‌knowledgeable,‌ ‌selfless‌ ‌within‌ ‌their‌ ‌teams,‌ ‌and‌ ‌able‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ leaders‌ ‌as‌ ‌well‌ ‌as‌ ‌followers.‌