JROTCVan Nuys High School's Wolf Pack battalion was founded in the year 1924.JROTC at Van Nuys High School is committed to creating a secure and safe environment where students will become academically capable and self-sufficient individuals, effective communicators, critical and analytical thinkers, self-directed lifelong learners and responsible and ethical citizens.The JROTC Mission:"To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens"The JROTC Vision:JROTC will provide a quality citizenship, character, and leadership development program, while fostering partnerships with communities and educational institutions.Army Values - LDRSHIP (The acronym we use as a memory tool) Pronounced "Leadership"Loyalty – To bear true faith and allegiance to the U.S. constitution.Duty - Fulfill your obligations.Respect - Treat people as they should be treated.Selfless-Service - Put the welfare of the nation, the Army, and your subordinates before your own.Honor - Live up to all the Army values.Integrity - Do what's right, legally and morally.Personal Courage - Face fear, danger, or adversity (Physical or Moral).
Our Vision:Providing a quality citizenship, character, and leadership development program, while fostering partnerships with communities and educational institutions.
Why Join Army Junior ROTC:
To appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.
To develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.
To be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
To appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.
To understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educational and employment opportunities.
To develop mental management abilities.
To become familiar with military history as it relates to America's culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of military services.
To develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.