What I Have Learned (JROTC)

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What I Have Learned In JROTC My name is Cadet Evans. The JROTC program has prepared me to be a better citizen in many ways. Leadership skills, history, and life skills I believe are the three most important ways the program has made me a better citizen. The JROTC program teaches leadership through values, traits, and by showing how a structured chain of command functions. Through my experiences in various leadership positions, I have learned how to take responsibility for my actions, lead a group of people to complete a task on time in an orderly fashion, and also how to make-decisions promptly, but smartly. These skills help me handle situations better and also instill responsibility in me. The leadership skills I have acquired will…show more content…
Some of the most important skills I have learned are communication, time management, organization, and discipline. By watching the chain of command flow, I have learned how information travels and have learned communication skills. Strict rules on timeliness are highly enforced in the JROTC program. I have learned that being early leaves a better impression and is also more beneficial than arriving on time or late. These time management skills have already helped me and I know that they will continue to benefit me. I have become very organized since I enrolled in the JROTC program. I have learned how to keep records and files neat and in order. I have also learned how to keep a good schedule and how to run a task smoothly and easily. Organization skills are very important because the tasks of life run a lot easier when you know where to find something as opposed to stressing out over finding something in a mess. Teamwork is also an important skill I have learned, when you do something as a team, you can get it done faster. Through cooperation, a team can do just about anything. Out of all the life skills I have learned, discipline has been the one that I have benefited from the most. I have acquired a lot of discipline through drill and ceremonies. All of the life skills I have learned in discipline have helped me become even more

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