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MCJROTC Information

The purpose of the Clifton High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) program is to instill in students the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment.  It does not seek any particular commitment to the military. Please read this informational brochure about the MCJROTC program.

The major objectives of the MCJROTC program are:

  • Develop informed and responsible citizens.
  • Strengthen character and leadership skills.
  • Inform cadets about the role the U.S. Marine Corps has played in American history.
  • Enhance cadet knowledge of world geography.
  • Teach fundamentals of close order drill and uniform regulations.
  • Improve physical fitness.