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The mission of the Highlands High School U.S. Army JROTC is to motivate young people to become better citizens. Click to view our video below!
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JROTC Purpose & Goals

  • To develop cadet leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.

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

  • To train cadets to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.

  • To help cadets appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.

  • To help cadets understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educational and employment opportunities.

  • To develop cadets' mental management abilities.

  • To familiarize cadets with military history as it relates to America's culture, and understand the history, purpose, and structure of military services.

  • To develop cadet skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.

Contact Information

Senior Army Instructor LTC (R) Alan W. Maitland: / ext. 35018

Army Instructor:  CSM (R) Vincent E. McCormick: /EXT 35068

Army Instructor 1SG (R) Danny G. Casillas: / ext. 35068


Phone: (210) 438-6800


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