1 - To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
2 - To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
3 - To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
4 - To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own.
5 - To quit my post only when properly relieved.
6 -To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the day, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch only.
7 - To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
8 - To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
9 - To call the Corporal of the guard, or Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
10 - To salute all officers and colors and standards not cased.
11 - To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
U.S. Navy / NJROTC Chain of Command
Commander in Chief The Honorable Barack H. Obama
Secretary Of Defense The Honorable Chuck Hagel
Secretary of the Navy The Honorable Raymond Mabus
Chief of Naval Operations Rear Admiral Jonathan Greenert
Commander, Naval Education & Training Command Rear Admiral Michael S. White
Commander, Naval Services Training Command Rear Admiral Richard A. Brown
Naval Science Instructor Aviation Electronics Technician First Class Brett Johnson
Navy Junior ROTC Ribbons
Cadet Ribbons & Criteria
- Awarded to any NJROTC cadet who distinguishes him/herself by outstanding meritorious achievement. Awarded on a case-by-case basis by the area manager.
- Awarded to cadets who were unit members during the academic year in which the school earned Distinguished Unit status. Awarded only to those units that demonstrated the very highest levels of performance.
- Awarded yearly to one cadet in each year group with the highest combined average for overall scholastic standing and aptitude.
- Awarded yearly to one cadet in each year group with the highest overall academic achievement in school.
-Awarded, when earned, to any cadet who distinguishes him/herself by outstanding achievement or sustained superior performance.The cadet must exhibit exceptional military aptitude and dedication to the program as well as overall excellence in all facets of NJROTC.Awarded on a case-by-case basis by the area manager.
Unit Achievement Award
- Awarded to cadets in good standing who were unit members during the academic year in which the school earned the Unit Achievement status as determined by the Area Manager. Awarded only to those units that demonstrated exceptional performance but did not qualify for Distinguished Unit status.
Military Aptitude Award
- Awarded yearly to the top 10 percent of the cadets based on evaluation of aptitude.
Naval Science 4 Outstanding Cadet
- Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 4 based on citizenship, academic performance, personal appearance and conduct.
Naval Science 3 Outstanding Cadet
- Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 3. Same criteria as above.
Naval Science 2 Outstanding Cadet
- Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 2. Same criteria as above.
Naval Science 1 Outstanding Cadet
- Awarded yearly to outstanding cadets in Naval Science 1. Same criteria as above.
- Awarded yearly to each cadet who demonstrates exemplary conduct for the year.
- Awarded, when earned, to each member in good standing who has met any of the following academic requirements.
- Awarded to a cadet who completes the marking periods on the school honor roll equal to 50 percent of the academic year (not necessarily sequential). Awarded once annually upon completion of the minimum requirement. Award is the ribbon with a gold lamp device.
- Awarded to a cadet who has entered any three academic competitions. Awarded once annually upon completion of the minimum requirement. Award is the ribbon with a silver lamp device.
When both the honor roll and academic team awards have been earned, the lamps are position side-by-side on the ribbon, with the gold lamp on the wearer's right. Subsequent award stars are worn outboard of the appropriate lamp.
Exemplary Personal Appearance
- Awarded twice a year to each cadet who displays exemplary personal appearance and has worn his/her uniform on all occasions required.
- Awarded twice a year to any cadet who meets or exceeds the minimum requirements as defined in the Cadet Field Manual for your specific age.
- Awarded, when earned, to any cadet who has participated in three activities other than routine unit activities.
- Awarded to any cadet who has demonstrated exemplary service and dedication to the unit as determined by the NSI.
- Awarded, when earned, to any cadet in good standing who distinguishes him/herself by meritorious service to the community.
- Awarded, when earned, to each member of a drill team in good standing, who has entered competition or performed at three or more official functions.
- Awarded, when earned, to each member of a color guard in good standing who has entered competition or performed at three or more official functions
Marksmanship (Pistol/Rifle) Team
- Awarded, when earned, to any cadet in good standing who has entered any competition including all air-powered weapons.
- Awarded twice a year, to any cadet in good standing who meets orienteering standards.
- Awarded, when earned, to a cadet who is instrumental in the enrollment of two students in the NJROTC program. Subsequent awards are given when two additional students are enrolled.
- Awarded to any cadet upon satisfactory completion of mini-boot camp, Leadership Academy, or similar training as approved by the area manager.
- Awarded to any cadet upon completion of an at-sea cruise (vessel must be cast off lines and be underway).