16.1 As with the active Air Force, responsibilities and duties increase with rank. Each cadet is expected to prepare for assuming additional responsibility and higher positions. The following job descriptions outline the major duties of each leadership position contained in the UMD.
16.1.1 New Positions will be added to the current list. Each New Department will include an officer position.
16.1.2 The Cadet Operations Group Commander (COGp/CC) is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Command and control of the Group using the staff and subordinate commanders.
126.96.36.199 The appearance, discipline, effectiveness of training, and conduct of the Cadet
188.8.131.52 Ensuring all members of the Group have the opportunity to develop leadership
commensurate with their individual abilities.
184.108.40.206 Convening cadet boards as required.
220.127.116.11 Coordinating with the Aerospace Science Instructors in the conduct of leadership
18.104.22.168 Administering Group activities according to Air Force principles and procedures.
22.214.171.124 Following-up on delegated actions from staff meetings (see chapter 20).
16.1.3 The Cadet Operations Group Deputy Commander (COGp/CD) is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Command of the Group in the absence of the Cadet Group Commander.
188.8.131.52 Ensuring all Cadet Operations Group activities are conducted in accordance with
current Air Force, AETC, AFROTC, and Group regulations, directives, policies, and
184.108.40.206 Establishing goals to be met by the COGp.
220.127.116.11 Inspecting and evaluating all staff functions.
18.104.22.168 Supervising the Cadet Group staff.
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
126.96.36.199 Presiding over cadet boards as required.
188.8.131.52 Preparing and coordinating agendas for weekly staff meeting with SASI no later than
one full day prior to scheduled staff meeting (see chapter 20).
184.108.40.206 Keeping the Cadet Group Commander informed of all activities.
220.127.116.11 Keeping track of attendance and tardies (any cadet more than 5 minutes late to a staff
meeting is considered absent) at Staff Meetings and provides the information to the
SASI for appropriate RBI (see Chap 22) action.
16.1.4 The Cadet Executive Officer is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Serving as the personal assistant to the Cadet Group Commander/Deputy. He/She will help the above in the typing of documents or other jobs asked of by the above.
22.214.171.124 The Executive Officer will maintain an activity schedule.
126.96.36.199 The Executive Officer will prepare the staff meeting agenda and minutes.
188.8.131.52 The Cadet Executive Officer will keep the Bulletin Board current with up-to-date information and pictures.
16.1.5 The Cadet Special Assistant (COGp/SA) is responsible for:
184.108.40.206 All duties assigned by the SASI. This is a fourth‑year cadet who has rotated from
the position of Group commander. The Special Assistant will:
220.127.116.11 Help the Group Commander as needed
18.104.22.168 Maintain the rank he/she had as Group Commander
16.1.6 The Cadet Academics Officer (COGp/AC) is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Working closely with the SASI and ASI and is responsible for the coordination of
AFJROTC activities pertaining to academics during the school year. The Academics
Officer is also responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Arranging tutoring sessions for cadets with academic difficulties.
188.8.131.52 Leading the unit Kitty Hawk society in all Kitty Hawk activities.
184.108.40.206 Obtaining and maintaining materials for cadets desiring college/university
220.127.116.11 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.7 The Cadet Data Automations Officer (COGp/DA) is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Working closely with the SASI and ASI and is responsible for the coordinating all AFJROTC cadet computer requirements.
22.214.171.124 He/she is also responsible and should be knowledgeable of computer functions and operations.
126.96.36.199 Their knowledge should be used to train other responsible officers in the proper use of the computer in such detail that they will be able to provide the proper information on it’s use to their specialists.
188.8.131.52 There should be at least two (2) operable computers with at least one printer available for cadet use during the school year.
184.108.40.206 The Cadet Data Automations Officer is also responsible for:
220.127.116.11 Loading software as needed on unit computers and keeping track of all
18.104.22.168 Preparing training for cadets who will use unit computer equipment, maintaining and keeping a list of trained cadets.
22.214.171.124 Making periodic evaluations of unit equipment to ensure their integrity and proper
functioning. Identifying problems to the SASI or ASI for corrective action.
126.96.36.199 Making recommendations for new equipment/software acquisition to the SASI or
188.8.131.52 Following established USAF computer equipment guidelines.
184.108.40.206 Following established MVISD computer/internet use agreements.
220.127.116.11 Managing/Supervising the unit web site. (Web Master does not have to be the DA Officer, but can be appointed and supervised by the DA Officer.)
18.104.22.168 Establishing the Units Computer Users Guidlines
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.8 The Cadet Community Service Officer (COGp/HC) is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Working closely with the SASI and ASI and is responsible for the coordination of
AFJROTC activities pertaining to charities during the school year. There should be
at least three (3) public/community service events as a minimum per semester. The
188.8.131.52 The Cadet Chaplain is also responsible for:
184.108.40.206 Morale and welfare of Group members and recommending solutions to problems
concerning morale and welfare issues to the COGp/CC.
220.127.116.11 Delivering inspirational service as required for Dining‑Ins (or outs), and other Group
18.104.22.168 Working with the Adopt-A-Highway Organization to coordinate the Six Weeks Trash pick-ups
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.9 The Cadet Safety Officer (COGp/SE) is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Conducting weekly safety inspections of all Group facilities.
188.8.131.52 Reporting all safety violations/findings to the COGp/CC and the ASI and providing
recommended solutions/repairs. Copies will be forwarded to appropriate school
184.108.40.206 Follow-up on safety violations/corrective actions.
16.1.10 The Cadet Senior Enlisted Advisor (COGp/SEA) is responsible for:
220.127.116.11 Providing recommendations to the COGp/CC based on inputs from enlisted cadets.
Acts as liaison between the Group and Group Staff.
18.104.22.168 Holding periodic Cadet NCO staff meetings to ensure proper support of the Cadet
22.214.171.124 Directly supporting the instructors in the planning/coordinating of leadership/fund
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.11 The Cadet Operations Support Squadron Commander (COSSq/CC) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Ensuring that training, standardization, and drill and ceremonies are conducted
184.108.40.206 Establishing goals to be met by the COSSq.
220.127.116.11 Inspecting/evaluating all COSSq staff functions.
18.104.22.168 Preparing weekly operations orders.
22.214.171.124 Ensuring training goals are met by each cadet.
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.12 The Cadet Operations Officer (COSSq/DO) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Assisting in planning, coordinating and maintaining records of all AFJROTC Co
/extracurricular activities (participation at football games, parades, picnic, Group
photo, Dining-In, etc.), with other school organizations.
184.108.40.206 Assisting the SASI in scheduling cadets for base visits and similar activities.
220.127.116.11 Keeping instructors/cadets informed of all activities, participation statistics to be
published after each event.
16.1.13 The Cadet Personnel Officer (COSSq/DP) is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Maintaining cadet personnel records following guidelines established by the
22.214.171.124 Maintaining the Group organizational chart and unit manning document (UMD)
current with correct names, ranks, etc.
126.96.36.199 Publishing a cadet directory.
188.8.131.52 Filing all documentation in cadet records or other internal information media.
184.108.40.206 Serving on cadet boards as necessary.
220.127.116.11 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.14 The Cadet Financial Management Officer (COSSq/FM) is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Controlling all cadet financial transactions.
22.214.171.124 Maintaining accurate, descriptive, and up‑to‑date records of all financial
126.96.36.199 Presenting a weekly audit report to the cadet staff and COC.
188.8.131.52 Preparing budget projections for successive weeks and terms (as needed).
184.108.40.206 Ensuring all checks are issued in accordance with policies established by MVISD
and the COSSq/CC.
220.127.116.11 Signing or initialing all checks requests payable from Group funds.
18.104.22.168 Assisting instructors and the cadet staff in planning, organizing, controlling and
coordinating unit fund drives.
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.15 The Cadet Information Management Officer (COSSq/IM) is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Writing and posting weekly staff meeting minutes.
188.8.131.52 Maintaining the Group administrative files in accordance with policies and
procedures established by the COSSq/CC.
184.108.40.206 Maintaining the bulletin boards, and posting current and correct Group
correspondence, leadership training, and special function notices.
220.127.116.11 Maintaining the Group continuity files and the Cadet Offices (i.e. keep the offices
clean). NOTE: the IM is not the Group custodian and is not supposed to clean the
offices he/she will schedule cadets to clean AFJROTC rooms.
18.104.22.168 Maintaining and updating all cadet regulations.
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.16 The Cadet Inspector General is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Inspecting the efficiency, organization, and operation of the corps. He/She will also
be held accountable for keeping all JROTC property in good condition and
188.8.131.52 The C/ IG will ensure all officers are up to date on information and are to task. Any
officers that are not will be reported to the group commander and /or the SASI/ASI.
184.108.40.206 The C/ IG will keep track of all AFJROTC property through the logistics officer and
safety officer. This means all uniform items need to be recorded and the JROTC
rooms kept clean if any question arise about or of the c/handbook the IG should
readily know the answer.
16.1.17 The Cadet Visual Information Officer is responsible for:
220.127.116.11 All photography at all AFJROTC events including but not limited to, Military
Ball, Awards Ceremony, Drill Team meets, Special Color-guards,
Pass-and-Review, ect. Photography includes cameras, (digital and mechanical)
and pictures (still or taped).
18.104.22.168 Preparing an entry for the AFJROTC Video Contest
22.214.171.124 Working with the Data Automations Officer to keep current pictures on the Web
126.96.36.199 Working with the Executive Officer to keep the Bulletin Board current with pictures.
16.1.18 The Cadet Logistics Officer (COSSq/LG) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Assisting the Military Property Custodian (MPC) with the receipt, issue, and
accountability of all items of uniform, equipment, and supplies for operating the
184.108.40.206 Assisting the MPC in maintaining cadet supply records.
16.1.183 Organizing and supervising the maintenance, repair and cleaning of AFJROTC
facilities, uniforms, supplies and equipment. (Exception: The Cadet Offices – see
220.127.116.11 Assisting instructors with inventories as directed.
18.104.22.168 Maintaining an inventory of on‑hand supplies for the Group.
22.214.171.124 Providing guidance to the cadet staff on proper supply discipline. Coordinating, in
writing, the requirements of the Group with the cadre supply representative and
distributing supplies to functional areas in the Group.
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.19 The Cadet Public Affairs Officer (COSSq/PA) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Coordinating all AFJROTC publicity with the SASI.
184.108.40.206 Coordinating with the school newspaper/yearbook staffs regarding AFJROTC
220.127.116.11 Preparing appropriate AFJROTC publicity for the following:
The local public.
The school public (students, teachers)
The national public (Air Force Times, Air Force Magazine, etc.).
18.104.22.168 Arranging for a cadet photographer (using the Group camera) to be present at each
AFJROTC activity. (This includes having a roster of trained photographers available
and coordination with the SASI and FM on camera/film availability).
22.214.171.124 Responsible for providing a cadet, when needed to operate the video
camcorder/camera at activities/events such as games, drill meets, parades,
fundraisers, field trips, etc.
126.96.36.199 Publishing a Group newspaper at least six times a year (once each 6-week term).
188.8.131.52 Serve as liaison officer between the Cadet Group and the AFJROTC Booster Club.
184.108.40.206 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.20 The Cadet Awareness Presentation Commander is responsible for:
220.127.116.11 Working jointly with the Public Affairs Officer,
18.104.22.168 keeping an Awareness Presentation Team available for use at all times. The teams
should be kept informed of subjects such as but not limited to, Drug Awareness,
Alcohol, Tobacco, JROTC Recruiting, Future Education Development, and Military
22.214.171.124 Keeping track of which Cadets have received the APT Badge and those who have
earned it but have not received it yet.
126.96.36.199 Serving as the Cadet Operations Group briefing Team Commander.
16.1.21 The Cadet Operations Squadron Commander (COSq/CC) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Overseeing the flight commanders.
184.108.40.206 Relaying information from the Cadet Operations Group Commander to the flight
220.127.116.11 The appearance, discipline and training of their units.
18.104.22.168 Assisting the instructors in the conduct of leadership.
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.22 The Cadet Flight Commander (Flt/CC) is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Maintaining the appearance, discipline, efficiency, training, and conduct of the flight
during leadership training and in the academic classroom.
188.8.131.52 Planning and coordinating activities within the flight.
184.108.40.206 Advising the instructors on matters pertaining to the cadet flights.
220.127.116.11 Leading and directing the cadet flight at all cadet formations.
16.l.22.5 Advising the Cadet Squadron Commander of discipline or other problems within the
18.104.22.168 Recommending the top cadets within the flight for awards and recognition to the
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSq/CC.
16.1.23 Cadet Flight Sergeants are responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Forming flight cadets for leadership training.
188.8.131.52 Preparing the cadet flight for personal inspection.
184.108.40.206 Assisting the cadet Flight Commander as required.
220.127.116.11 Serving as cadet Flight Commander when required.
18.104.22.168 Assisting in the training of cadets.
16.1.24 Cadet Element Leaders are responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Leading the cadet element in the classroom and during leadership training.
126.96.36.199 Assisting the cadet flight commander and flight sergeant.
16.1.25 The Cadet Services Squadron Commander (CSVSq/CC) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Ensuring a high level of morale and esprit-de-corps is maintained within the Group.
184.108.40.206 Promoting high levels of physical fitness within the Group.
220.127.116.11 The appearance, discipline and training of their units.
18.104.22.168 Assisting the instructors in the conduct of leadership training.
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.26 The Cadet Rocket Club/Team Commander is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Overseeing all Model Rocket Launches. The RC Commander will also keep track of the finances and equipment associated with Model Rocketry.
188.8.131.52 The RC Commander will be responsible for keeping track of which Cadets have
and need their Rocket Badge.
184.108.40.206 The RC Commander is responsible for Rocket Training and Safety.
220.127.116.11 Commanding the Model Rocketry Team at Rocket Competitions
18.104.22.168 Working with the SASI/ASI to coordinate the Medina Valley Cornfield Rocket Meet
16.1.27 The Cadet Color Guard Commander (CSVSq/CG) is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Commanding the cadet color guard teams.
126.96.36.199 Training the color guard teams in basic and exhibition drill maneuvers.
188.8.131.52 Leading the cadet color guard in ceremonial functions.
184.108.40.206 Commanding the color guard in competition.
220.127.116.11 Planning and coordinating all Color Guard participation in parades and ceremonies.
18.104.22.168 Providing instruction and supervision for all retreat and flag raising ceremonies.
22.214.171.124 Insuring all color guard team members follow rules and are good ambassadors of
Medina Valley High School in conduct and appearance during daily practice,
ceremonies and at competitions.
126.96.36.199 Ensuring the care and proper use of color guard team equipment.
188.8.131.52 Appointing a Flag Detail Commander, and monitoring him/her.
184.108.40.206 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.28 The Cadet Drill Team Commander (CSVSq/DT) is responsible for:
220.127.116.11 Commanding the cadet Drill Team.
18.104.22.168 Training the cadet Drill Team in basic and exhibition drill maneuvers.
22.214.171.124 Leading the cadet Drill Team in ceremonial functions.
16.1.284 Commanding the Drill Team in competition.
126.96.36.199 Planning and coordinating all Drill Team participation in parades and ceremonies.
188.8.131.52 Ensuring all drill team members follow rules and are good ambassadors of Medina
Valley High School in conduct and appearance during daily practice and at drill
184.108.40.206 Ensuring the care and proper use of drill team equipment.
220.127.116.11 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.29 The Cadet Athletics NCOIC (CSVSq/PT) is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Operating a voluntary cadet physical fitness program including supervising
stretching exercises prior to any physical activity.
22.214.171.124 Ensure all cadets are afforded an opportunity to earn their Physical Fitness Ribbon by
holding Physical Fitness Testing with appropriate make up days at least twice each
school year (once each semester, preferably during the 3rd and 6th terms).
126.96.36.199 Posting current health awareness information on the athletic bulletin.
188.8.131.52 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.30 The Cadet Special Projects Officer (CSVSQ/SP) is responsible for:
184.108.40.206 The planning, coordinating, and execution of all Group special activities – including
220.127.116.11 Submitting after‑action reports on all special projects.
18.104.22.168 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.31 The Cadet Recruiting Officer is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Working closely with MVMS (Medina Valley Middle School) to recruit as many
Quality Cadets as possible into the Medina Valley High School Texas 20009th
AFJROTC Program. The Recruiting Officer should coordinate with the Visual
Information Officer for Posters and the APT Commander for special talks with
the MVMS students.
16.1.32 The Cadet Historian is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Keeping a record of CORPS events.
188.8.131.52 Maintaining the unit scrapbook, history, or other records reflecting the
accomplishments and activities of the Cadet Operations Group, including clipping
and filing excerpts from local news print media and the MVHS daily
184.108.40.206 Working with the Cadet Personal Officer to keep a record of Awards Earned, (who,
which award, when).
220.127.116.11 Publishing the Corps Monthly/Weekly (weekly is optional) Newspaper.
16.1.33 The Cadet Maintenance Officer is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Fixing all equipment reported as broken or unusable by the Cadet Safety Officer.
22.214.171.124 Informing the SASI of equipment necessary to maintain all equipment.