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AFJROTC | TN-20021


The Springfield High School AFJROTC unit has been designated "Tennessee 20021" (TN-20021) and was established in the year 2002. The Corps of Cadets is organized as a Cadet Wing due to averaging 151+ cadets enrolled per semester. Major functions of the group are categorized into specialized duties and responsibilities. Duty positions are characterized as either command, leadership or functional positions.

Corps Leadership and management of the corps is the responsibility of the cadets 

The Senior Aerospace Science Instructor (SASI) and the Aerospace Science Instructors (ASI) are responsible for the overall function of the unit, teaching in accordance with an established curriculum, and providing the framework and guidance under which the corps operates. The cadets are assigned positions of responsibility in a variety of areas and presented with leadership challenges designed to give them valuable management and decision-making opportunities.

Our Mission

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

Our Vision Statement 

Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) will provide a quality citizenship, character, and leadership development program while fostering enduring partnerships and relationships with high schools, educational institutions, and communities that help meet our citizen development mission.

Our Purpose 

Instill in students the value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, character, and a sense of accomplishment.  To make the greatest positive impact in the lives of cadets as possible.

This is perfectly encapsulated in our motto:

Building Better Citizens for America


Cadet Handbook August 2023