The Mission of JROTC is to motivate young people to be better citizens.
Fort Hamilton High School Tiger Battalion JROTC was established on August 30, 1993 when Lieutenant Colonel Anderson became the Senior Army Instructor. Fort Hamilton High School JROTC has the distinction of being the first Army JROTC program in the New York City public school system. In addition, the Tiger Battalion was the first recipient of the Gold Star, Honor Unit With Distinction for their Command Inspection.
JROTC -- This program prepares high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens. It is a stimuli for promoting graduation from high school, continued educational growth, and it provides rewarding opportunities which will benefit the student, community, and nation.