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AFJROTC JOB DESCRIPTIONS/DUTIES

GROUP COMMANDER (GP/CC): The Cadet Wing Commander is the senior cadet officer of the Cadet Wing, and he/she is responsible for the effective operation of the Wing.  He/She is responsible for the fulfillment of the goals, objectives, and operations outlined in the Letter of Instructions (LOI) he/she receives from the SASI upon assuming command. Some of the primary duties are as follows:

  1. The coordination of the appearance, discipline, efficiency, training, and conduct of the Wing.
  2. Plan and coordinate all group activities, facilities and resources.
  3. Select and organize an effective senior staff to accomplish the goals of the academic year.
  4. Coordinate with the SASI and ASI to ensure the goals of the cadet corps are met.
  5. Ensure cadets comply with all Air Force JROTC Instructions, especially 36-2001.
  6. Report to SASI and ASI
  7. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 VICE COMMANDER (CV): The Cadet Wing Vice-Commander is the primary assistant to the Cadet Wing Commander (CC).  The CV takes command of the Cadet Wing during the CC’s absence.  The CV holds the re­sponsibility for discipline.  He/she enforces standards of dress, bearing and behavior, and ensures compliance with Air Force, AFROTC, and Cadre policies. Other responsibilities of the CV are:

  1. Evaluate the senior staff and the appearance of the corps along with the WING/CC.
  2. Make sure that the senior staff meets with the current AF Regulations, AETC directions, AFJROTC policies, as well as the NC-071 corps guidelines.
  3. Assist the WING/CC with special projects and events.
  4. Report to Wing Commander.
  5. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

COMMAND CHIEF (CC): The Command Chief is the senior enlisted advisor to the Wing Commander.  He also is the liaison between the enlisted part of the cadet corps and the officers. His/her duties are as follows:

  1. Advise the WING/CC on problems with the enlisted cadets of the corps and suggest possible solutions.
  2. Bring any and all complaints or grievances to the attention of the Senior Staff for review.
  3. Perform any other tasks assigned by the Senior Staff.
  4. Report to Vice Wing Commander.
  5. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 EXECUTIVE OFFICER (EXEC): The responsibilities of the Wing Executive Officer’s are as follows:

  1. Recommend cadets for any awards, decorations, or promotions.
  2. Advise the WING/CC and CV on matters relating to promotions, awards and decorations, cadet staff, complaints, conflicts, discipline, uniform, and appearance of the cadet corps.
  3. Attend all meetings and brief the WING/CC with any new information acquired from its proceedings.
  4. Assist in the training of the cadet corps.
  5. Perform any other tasks assigned by the WING/CC or CV.
  6. Report to Vice Wing Commander.
  7. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 OPERATIONS COMMANDER (OPS/CC): The Operations Group Commander is responsible for the following:

  1. Overseeing training, standardization, and insuring drill and ceremonies are conducted properly.
  2. Prepare the yearly cadet activities list.
  3. Prepare weekly operations orders.
  4. Ensure that training goals are met by each cadet.
  5. Assure that arrangements for drill meets and other activities are taken care of.
  6. Perform any other tasks assigned by the WING/CC.
  7. Report to Vice Wing Commander.
  8. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

DEPUTY OPERATIONS COMMANDER: In absence of the Operations Group Commander, the responsibilities of the Deputy Operations Group Commander are as follows:

  1. Overseeing training, standardization, and insuring drill and ceremonies are conducted properly.
  2. Prepare the yearly cadet activities list.
  3. Prepare weekly operations orders.
  4. Ensure that training goals are met by each cadet.
  5. Assure that arrangements for drill meets and other activities are taken care of.
  6. Perform any other tasks assigned by the Wing/CC.
  7. Report to the Operations Group Commander.
  8. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

MISSION SUPPORT COMMANDER (MS/CC): The Mission Group Commander is responsible for the following:

  1. Schedule all after school meetings
  2. Supervise Drill Team, Color Guard, Honor Guard, Kitty Hawk, Model Rocketry, and Blue Knights.
  3. Perform all other duties assigned by the Vice Wing Commander.
  4. Report to the Vice Wing Commander.
  5. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 LOGISTICS COMMANDER (LG/CC): The responsibilities of the Logistics Director are as follows:

  1. Insure that the appearance, discipline, effectiveness, training and conduct of logistics are outstanding.
  2. Insure that all supply files are up to date.
  3. Account for each piece of equipment belonging to the NC-071 cadet corps.
  4. Insure that all cadets are issued proper uniform and uniform accessories.
  5. Assist in the ordering and disposal of cadet uniform items.
  6. Prepare Serviceable materials for activities. (I.e. Drill meets, color guards, etc.)
  7. Report to the Vice Wing Commander.
  8. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

DEPUTY LOGISTICS COMMANDER: The responsibilities of the Deputy Commander of Logistics are as follows:

  1. Take charge of Logistics in the absence of the LG/DIR.
  2. Oversee the squadron commanders.
  3. Assist in issuing equipment and uniforms.
  4. Prepare serviceable materials for activities.
  5. Report to/perform duties assigned by the Logistics Commander.
  6. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

SQUADRON COMMANDER (SQ/CC) (1-2): The responsibilities of the Squadron Commander are as follows:

  1. Oversee flight commanders.
  2. Assist flight commanders with their flight.
  3. Attend all staff meetings.
  4. Enforce that bi-weekly reports are to be completed and turned in by the first and 15th of every month.
  5. Perform any other duties assigned by the OPS GP/CC.
  6. Report to the Operations Group Commander
  7. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

FLIGHT COMMANDER (FLT/CC) (A-G): The responsibilities of the Flight Commanders are as follows:

  1. Ensure that discipline, appearance, efficiency, training, and conduct of the flight is maintained.
  2. Ensure cadets properly wear the uniform.
  3. Teach proper military bearing and drill.
  4. Recommend the top cadet(s) within the flight for awards and recognition to the SQ/CC.
  5. Attend all staff meetings.
  6. Issue accuracy of flight records.
  7. Post merits and demerits of the flight weekly.
  8. Report to Squadron Commander
  9. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 FLIGHT SERGEANT (FLT/SGT) (A-G): The responsibilities of the Flight Sergeant are as follows:

  1. Assist the flight commander in the discipline, appearance, efficiency, training, and conduct of the flight.
  2. Help plan and coordinate activities within the flight.
  3. Resolve problems within the flight before the FLT/CC or SQ/CC are addressed with it.
  4. Report to Flight Commander
  5. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

CHAPLAIN: The cadet Chaplain is responsible for the following:

  1. Ensuring the morale and welfare of members of the cadet corps as well as recommend solutions to problems concerning morale/welfare.
  2. Delivering inspirational services as required for dining-outs and other corps activities.
  3. Perform any other tasks assigned by the APT/CC.
  4. Report to Service Support Squadron Commander
  5. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 PERSONNEL OFFICER: The responsibilities of the Personnel Officer are as follows:

  1. Organize and update records by WINGS guidelines.
  2. Maintain organizational chart.
  3. File any needed documents in cadet’s records.
  4. Report to the Awards Officer.
  5. Obtain promotion, demotion, and ribbon recommendation from flight commanders to be presented to the promotion review board. Upon approval have orders typed for WG/CC, and instructor signature.
  6. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER (PAO): The responsibilities of the Public Affairs Officer are as follows:

  1. Responsible for training of Public Affairs Staff.
  2. Ensure all video tapes are stored and sign-out check-list is maintained.
  3. Schedule staff members for filming of all JROTC events.
  4. Ensure all video equipment is operational and necessary accessories are available (i.e. tapes, memory card, batteries are charged, etc.)
  5. Generate quarterly newsletter covering all JROTC events (i.e military ball, dining out, etc.).
  6. Download all pictures on PA computer to be filed.
  7. Report to Wing/CC.
  8. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 COLOR GUARD COMMANDER (CG/CC): The responsibilities of the Color Guard Commander are as follows:

  1. Recruit and train color guard personnel.
  2. Assist in the planning and coordinating for all parades and ceremonies.
  3. Provide instruction and supervision for all retreat and flag-raising ceremonies.
  4. Perform other duties assigned by the drill team commander during drill meets.
  5. Coordinate with the LG/CC on the maintenance and storage of equipment.
  6. Report to Mission Support Squadron Commander.
  7. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 HONOR GUARD COMMANDER (HG/CC): The responsibilities of the Honor Guard Commander are as follows:

  1. Supervise all Honor Guard performances.
  2. Establish an Honor Guard practice schedule in coordination with the instructor in charge.
  3. Assist the SASI or ASI in selecting cadets for Honor Guard.
  4. Designate cadets for Honor Guard performances.
  5. Ensure that Honor Guard equipment is secure and safeguarded.
  6. Report to/perform duties assigned the Mission Support Squadron Commander
  7. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

DRILL TEAM COMMANDER (DT/CC): The responsibilities of the Drill Team Commander are as follows:

  1. Command and organize Drill Team.
  2. Assist, Plan, and Coordinate Ceremonies and Parades.
  3. Provide logistics with accurate personnel and equipment list prior to scheduled drill meets and community service events.
  4. Maintain accurate attendance for practice.
  5. Perform duties assigned by MSS/CC.
  6. Report to Mission Support Squadron Commander.
  7. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

VICE DRILL TEAM COMMANDER (DT/VC): The responsibilities of the Vice Drill Team Commander are as follows:

  1. Take charge of the Drill Team in the absence of the DT/CC.
  2. Assist in the command and organization of the Drill Team.
  3. Assist, plan, and coordinate ceremonies and parades.
  4. Provide logistics with accurate personnel and equipment list prior to scheduled drill meets and community service events.
  5. Maintain accurate attendance for practice
  6. Perform duties assigned by the MSS/CC.
  7. Report to the Drill Team Commander.
  8. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 KITTY HAWK COMMANDER (KHAS/CC): The responsibilities of the Kitty Hawk Commander are as follows:

  1. Preside over all Kitty Hawk meetings and maintain accurate attendance records.
  2. Promote high academic excellence.
  3. Establish a tutoring program to aid cadets in need of academic help.
  4. Coordinate with the SASI/ASI to insure cadets have a 3.0 GPA or higher and an “A” in JROTC.
  5. Report to Mission Support Squadron Commander.
  6. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 AWARENESS PRESENTATION TEAM COMMANDER (APT/CC): The responsibilities of the Awareness Presentation Team Commander are as follows:

  1. Organize and Coordinate teams.
  2. Supervise the preparation and presentations of the topic of interest to elementary and middle school students.
  3. Ensure that cadets conduct research, rehearse, and are familiar with topics that to be presented.
  4. Assist SASI/ASI in arranging presentations.
  5. Report to Mission Support Squadron Commander
  6. Lead by setting a good example for cadets to follow.

 MODEL ROCKETRY CLUB COMMANDER (MR/CC): The responsibilities of the Model Rocketry Club Commander are as follows:

  1. Increase cadet knowledge of rocket power.
  2. Develop an understanding in the importance of rocketry in the future.
  3. Teach and help construct small model rockets made of lightweight material using visual aid videos, etc.
  4. Teach and assist with launching of model rockets.
  5. Develop a safety program and enforce all safety related rules.
  6. Enforce established standard for cadets to earn the rocketry badge as stated in the cadet guide.
  7. Report to the Mission Support Squadron Commander.
  8. Perform any other tasks by the MSS/CC.
  9. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 MODEL ROCKETRY CLUB SAFETY OFFICER (MRCSO): The responsibilities of the Model Rocketry Club Safety Officer are as follows:

  1. To maintain accurate inventions of all equipment involved in Model Rocketry Club activities.
  2. To inform the Model Rocketry Club Commander or the Model Aircraft Club Commander when extra supplies are needed.
  3. To help maintain discipline and safety during Model Rocketry Club launches.
  4. To perform any other tasks assigned by the Model Rocketry Club Commander.
  5. Report to Mission Support Squadron Commander.
  6. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

 MODEL AIRCRAFT CLUB COMMANDER (MAC/CC): The responsibilities of the Model Aircraft Club are as follows:

  1. Educate and train cadets in the workings of military aircraft.
  2. Construct scale models of aircraft.
  3. Compete in the Model Recognition Competition.
  4. Perform any other tasks assigned by the MSS/CC.
  5. Report to the Mission Support Squadron Commander.
  6. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

BLUE KNIGHTS CLUB COMMANDER (BK/CC): The responsibilities of the Blue Knights Club Commander are as follows:

  1. To promote physical wellness within the unit.
  2. Ensure and train cadets in land navigation.
  3. Find various locations while only equipped with a map and a compass.
  4. Report to Mission Support Squadron Commander.
  5. Coordinate with the ASI to promote cadet involvement within the club.
  6. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

AWARDS OFFICER (AO): The cadet Awards Officer is primarily responsible for recognizing achievements of AFJROTC cadets. He/she is responsible for:

  1. Developing a system that consists of calculating merits/demerits of each cadet.
  2. Insure Flight Commanders are updating the merits/demerits system once a month.
  3. Recognize the cadet of the month within each flight and flight of the month.
  4. Work in accordance with the SASI/ASI in completing any certificates or awards for cadets.
  5. Contact potential sponsors and business owners by phone or in person (in uniform) to contribute gifts to award winners.
  6. Assist in Logistics when not on duty.
  7. Lead by setting a good example for the cadets to follow.

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Published by Betty Houghtaling on January 28, 2020