AirForce Aviation and Leadership
Learn Invaluable Leadership Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright and fulfilling future in public service.
Launch a Career in Public Service
The mission of AirForce Aviation and Leadership is to “Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.” AirForce Aviation and Leadership is not a USAF accessions program and cadets are never under any obligation to join the military. AirForce Aviation and Leadership is a citizenship training program that is designed to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship, promote community service, instill personal responsibility, character, and self-discipline. The program achieves this through classroom education in air and space fundamentals and hands on learning opportunities in a number of fun and challenging extra-curricular activities.
From JROTC, Cadets can join any component of the military. Collectively, there are hundreds of careers a Cadet can choose from, bearing their respective Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score.
Prepare in the Classroom
Build a strong AirForce Aviation and Leadership foundation. Classes include:
- Aviation History
- The Science of Flight
- Exploring Space
- Cultural Awareness
- Leadership 1-4
Take what you learned out into the real world. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:
- Visit neighboring military bases (Edwards AFB, Vandenberg AFB, Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Port Hueneme)
- Visit universities with ROTC programs
- Trips to VA facilities
Valuable Training for Exciting Careers
Kickstart your education and get a head start on your career with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:
- Flight Instructors
- Military Pilots
- Manufacturing Engineers
- Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics
- Air Traffic Controllers
- Fire and Crash Rescue
Industry Average $45,000 - $65,000/Year
Your Dream Job Closer Than Ever
Do you dream of flight and space? If you’re ready for take-off, Oxnard High School’s AirForce Aviation and Leadership program might be for you.
In a junior ROTC class, students can build soft skills such as leadership, self-confidence and discipline – qualities that are necessary to thrive in any career. Aerospace Science is a core topic, introducing students to the various careers in the airline and space industries. Cadets can choose to join ROTC at the college level, enhancing their leadership skills and military knowledge.
Earn College Credits
Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.