Mission and Vision
Mission: Marine Corps JROTC provides students an appreciation for the origins, advantages and responsibilities of citizenship, we develop an understanding of leadership and strong moral character while promoting an understanding of national security in order to develop pride, personal discipline, individual responsibility and increase student understanding and respect for the Constituion as the foundation for a democratic society.
Vision: Establish OHS MCJROTC as the center for Academic Excellence and Leadership development in order to prepare our students to compete for admission to elite colleges and universities and ready them for the demands of a global workforce or military service.
MCJROTC IN ACTION
2012 OUSD MCJROTC Cadet Ball
MCJROTC Cadets From El Camino and Oceanside High Celebrate
10 November 1775, the Marine Corps was established in Philadelphia, PA. The long storied history of the Marine Corps, it's values and service to the nation is celebrated each year on this day. The MCJROTC cadets from OUSD continued this tradition in a ceremony Saturday night. These students displayed with distinction their patriotism and citizenship in front of their parents, friends and fellow students. The cadets were honored to host OUSD Board Members Emily Ortiz Wichmann and Dr. Adrianne Hakes along with Superintendent Larry Perrondi and the Principals from ECHS - Mr. Bob Rowe and OHS - Dr. Chris Hurst. The ceremony was followed by a Pot Luck and dance for the students. The MCJROTC instructors want to thank the Board, our Superintendent and administrators but most importantly the parents whose support of MCJROTC made this such a special event. Your students were magnificent!
MCJROTC Recognized For Support to OSide Rotary
Cadets Joe Acosta, Iris Salisbury, Jasmine Regin, Gabriel Eduardo, Gio Delgado, Tim Glaszczak, Trenton Gonzales and Marbella Campos were recognized by OUSD Superintendent Larry Perondi, OHS Principal Dr. Chris Hurst and OSide Rotary President Mike Curtin. These student volunteers supported the Rotary recognition dinner/Crabfest for the Oceanside Citizen of the year. A 12 hour day working in the hot sun was rewarded at nights end with shrimp cocktails, cracked crab and ribs. Congratulations to each cadet for exemplifying Pirate Pride and service to the community.
OHS MCJROTC Support to Jefferson GEAR UP
Oceanside High School provided the color guard to support Jefferson Middle School's assembly announcing the GEAR UP program. GEAR UP grantees serve an entire cohort of students beginning no later than the seventh grade and follow the cohort through high school. GEAR UP is free to students! The assembly distinguished speaker was Mr. Francisco Valle who currently serves as the Diretor of Business Development for Tri-City Medical Center. Mr. Valle inspired students with his personal story to overcome adversity through education. He credits his buisness success directly to education and encouraged all students to strive for greatness. Thank-you to Ms. Ochoa the Principal, Ms. Julie Johnson the director for GEAR UP,Ms. Caraveo and all the students at Jefferson for including us in your assembly.
Student Company Chain of Command
Commanding Officer (CO): C/LtCol Jessica Rodriguez
Executive Officer (XO): C/1stLt Daniel Vladez
Company Sergeant Major (Co SgtMaj): C/SgtMaj Eduardo Meza
Company First Sergeant (Co 1stSgt): C/1stSgt Marbella Campos
Company Gunnery Sergergeant (Co GySgt): C/GySgt
Supply & Non-Comissioned Officer (SNCO): C/GySgt Ismael Cervantes
Academic Officer (AO): C/1stLt Rinalyn Ecleonel
Public Affairs (PA): C/Ssgt Alex Rivera
We Are Looking For Good Leaders
Challenge yourself, reach your goals, and be a part of a great team! The MCJROTC program teaches each of its cadets what it means to be a good citizen and a great leader. Each cadet will learn important skills such as leadership, teamwork, self-discipline, job search skills, goal setting, personal growth, nutrition, etc.
We are not recruiters and joining JROTC does not mean you are obligated to join the Armed forces. We are in the business of building character, instilling a sense of direction and providing the structure for students to achieve success in our competitive world.
Being a part of MCJROTC will:
-help you to improve your physical conditioning
-build self-esteem and motivation
-allow you to participate in many extra-curricular activities including visits to Magic Mountain, Knotts Berry Farm, Drill Competitions, etc
- give you the opportunity to build your communications skills and lead others
-give you the chance to compete for ROTC Scholarships and attendance at the military academies