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           We are Long Beach Polytechnic High School 1st Battalion Army JROTC program, which is a leadership program who's mission is " to teach young men and women to become better citizens".  

Joining JROTC has many benefits to assist the student such as the following:

  • To appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.
  • 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.        

   We strongly encourage you to join Poly's Army JROTC by talking with your academy counselor.