1st Semester: United States Marines

 

                              Marine Corps Directives

                              Leadership/Citizen

                              Personal Growth 

                              General Military Subjects

                              Public Service / Career Exploration

                              Firearm Safety and Marksmanship (Citizenship Marksmanship Program)

 

2nd Semester: United States Army 

                              Foundations of Army

                              Leadership Theory

                              Foundations for success

                              Geography, Map Skills

                              Citizenship in American History

                              Firearm Safety and Marksmanship (Citizenship Marksmanship Program)

 

3rd Semester: United States Navy 

                              Citizenship

                              Naval Orientation

                              Naval History

                              Naval Ops/Organization

                              Leadership

                              Firearm Safety and Marksmanship (Citizenship Marksmanship Program)

4th Semester: United States Air Force

                              Air Force Tradition

                              Frontiers of Aviation History

                              Science of Flight

                              Global and Cultural Studies

                              Life Skills and Career Opportunities

                              Firearm Safety and Marksmanship (Citizenship Marksmanship Program)

 

Uniforms:

Male and Female cadets will be issued uniforms, Uniforms are to be maintained in a clean and serviceable condition. Upon completion of the program, all uniforms will be retained by cadets, in the case of termination from the program; uniforms must be returned in a clean and serviceable condition.

Promotions and Rank Structure:

Promotions are scheduled at the end of each semester. All cadets will start out as cadet privates in the Corps of Cadets. If a cadet performs exceptionally, he or she may receive a meritorious promotion to the next rank and could achieve a higher rank by the end of the curriculum year. Promotions are not automatic and may be temporary if the cadet does not perform to the expected level or does something to bring discredit to himself/herself, the Corps of Cadets, or the program.

Basic Promotion Chart:

  • Cadet 1st Class

  • Cadet 2nd Class

  • Cadet 3rd Class

  • Cadet Sergeant

 

Youth Eligibility:

  • Ages 15 to 18 years of age

  • Must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher in school

  • Pass a basic equivalence test if not enrolled in any school

 

Course Objectives:

Leadership Education, referred to as PRYDE Junior Military Training Corps (PJMTC), is a one-year academic program. Enrollment does not obligate a student to join any of the branches of the service. Cadets, however, must accept the Military standards of discipline, appearance and training. It is designed to instill in high school students a value of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility and a sense of ethics and honor.   The PRYDE JMTC Program will produce graduates who will have the opportunity to attend the service academies,  or will serve in the various branches of the Armed Forces. Other program graduates may advance to college or work in the civilian community- applying the leadership skills learned and developed while in the PJMTC program.

Physical training will be conducted one day each week. In order for a cadet to participate in physical training and/or marksmanship training, parents must complete three forms:

  • Parental/Guardian Permission and Disclosure Form

  • Parental Consent For Marksmanship Training Form

  • Sports Physical Form

 

Program Summary:

The PJMTC curriculum will be an excellent tool to reinforce the character development that begins at home and the leadership skills required in the world. Additionally, cadets are able to develop a basic understanding for the importance of community service. Strong emphasis will be placed on respecting others and learning excellent leadership skills. Conceptual mastery of the traits and principles of leadership will be evaluated academically in the classroom. Our cadet’s character development and practical leadership skill development will be enhanced by full and dedicated participation in the program opportunities outlined above. The PRYDE Mentoring Academy Programs will be held at the Firebirds Athletic Center.

The purpose of the PRYDE Junior Military Training Corps is "to instill in Cadets the values of citizenship, service to the United States, and personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment utilizing objectives  established by the service departments of the Department of Defense. Under 542.43 of Title 32 (National Defense) of the Code of Federal Regulations.

PRYDE Junior Military Training Corps will offer our At-Risk Youths an introduction to the military branches of the Air Force, Navy, Army and Marines. Cadets will be exploring the history, core values, mission, codes and advantages of each branch.

What will distinguish the PRYDE Junior Military Corps program from the previously mentioned organizations is our youth cadets will have the advantage of experiencing the, history, training and education of all the branches during a curriculum year.

Our cadets will have four full semesters of self-esteem mentoring, military education, skill and leadership training, with Firearm Safety and Marksmanship Training to foster self-confidence and a sense of accomplishment. Cadets will also have continuing training on the ASVAB test, including monthly ASVAB practice test and tutoring.

                              The Firebirds Athletic Center (FAC), formerly, St. Peter /Chanel High School, 480 Northfield rd. Bedford Hts. Ohio 44146

   PRYDE Junior Military 

         Training Corps

Program Director:   U.S. Air Force Colonel Dartanian "Doc" Warr, Ret.

Retired Air Force Colonel Dartanian “Doc” Warr, Dartanian Warr entered into the U.S. Air Force, forging a 27-year military career that includes offering his planning and budgetary expertise to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Pentagon, and Air Force Materiel Command Headquarters. Committed to broadening his education, Dartanian Warr earned several graduate degrees and completed additional military training during his successful career, which culminated in a position as Commander of the Electronic Systems Wing at the Electronic Systems Center. Doc is currently employed at Crown Corporation in Ohio as the Director of Branch training and organizational development. He continues to train incoming college graduates as well as current staff and in other countries.  Our cadets will have four full semesters of self-esteem mentoring, military education, skill and leadership training, with Firearm Safety and Marksmanship Training to foster self-confidence and a sense of accomplishment. Cadets will also have continuing training on the ASVAB test, including monthly ASVAB practice test and tutoring.