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:
126.96.36.199 Command and control of the Group using the staff and subordinate commanders.
188.8.131.52 The appearance, discipline, effectiveness of training, and conduct of the Cadet
184.108.40.206 Ensuring all members of the Group have the opportunity to develop leadership
commensurate with their individual abilities.
220.127.116.11 Convening cadet boards as required.
18.104.22.168 Coordinating with the Aerospace Science Instructors in the conduct of leadership
22.214.171.124 Administering Group activities according to Air Force principles and procedures.
126.96.36.199 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:
188.8.131.52 Command of the Group in the absence of the Cadet Group Commander.
184.108.40.206 Ensuring all Cadet Operations Group activities are conducted in accordance with
current Air Force, AETC, AFROTC, and Group regulations, directives, policies, and
220.127.116.11 Establishing goals to be met by the COGp.
18.104.22.168 Inspecting and evaluating all staff functions.
22.214.171.124 Supervising the Cadet Group staff.
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
188.8.131.52 Presiding over cadet boards as required.
184.108.40.206 Preparing and coordinating agendas for weekly staff meeting with SASI no later than
one full day prior to scheduled staff meeting (see chapter 20).
220.127.116.11 Keeping the Cadet Group Commander informed of all activities.
18.104.22.168 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:
22.214.171.124 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.
126.96.36.199 The Executive Officer will maintain an activity schedule.
188.8.131.52 The Executive Officer will prepare the staff meeting agenda and minutes.
184.108.40.206 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:
220.127.116.11 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:
18.104.22.168 Help the Group Commander as needed
22.214.171.124 Maintain the rank he/she had as Group Commander
16.1.6 The Cadet Academics Officer (COGp/AC) 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 academics during the school year. The Academics
Officer is also responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Arranging tutoring sessions for cadets with academic difficulties.
184.108.40.206 Leading the unit Kitty Hawk society in all Kitty Hawk activities.
220.127.116.11 Obtaining and maintaining materials for cadets desiring college/university
18.104.22.168 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.7 The Cadet Data Automations Officer (COGp/DA) is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Working closely with the SASI and ASI and is responsible for the coordinating all AFJROTC cadet computer requirements.
126.96.36.199 He/she is also responsible and should be knowledgeable of computer functions and operations.
188.8.131.52 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.
184.108.40.206 There should be at least two (2) operable computers with at least one printer available for cadet use during the school year.
220.127.116.11 The Cadet Data Automations Officer is also responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Loading software as needed on unit computers and keeping track of all
22.214.171.124 Preparing training for cadets who will use unit computer equipment, maintaining and keeping a list of trained cadets.
126.96.36.199 Making periodic evaluations of unit equipment to ensure their integrity and proper
functioning. Identifying problems to the SASI or ASI for corrective action.
188.8.131.52 Making recommendations for new equipment/software acquisition to the SASI or
184.108.40.206 Following established USAF computer equipment guidelines.
220.127.116.11 Following established MVISD computer/internet use agreements.
18.104.22.168 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.)
22.214.171.124 Establishing the Units Computer Users Guidlines
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.8 The Cadet Community Service Officer (COGp/HC) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 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
184.108.40.206 The Cadet Chaplain is also responsible for:
220.127.116.11 Morale and welfare of Group members and recommending solutions to problems
concerning morale and welfare issues to the COGp/CC.
18.104.22.168 Delivering inspirational service as required for Dining‑Ins (or outs), and other Group
22.214.171.124 Working with the Adopt-A-Highway Organization to coordinate the Six Weeks Trash pick-ups
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.9 The Cadet Safety Officer (COGp/SE) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Conducting weekly safety inspections of all Group facilities.
184.108.40.206 Reporting all safety violations/findings to the COGp/CC and the ASI and providing
recommended solutions/repairs. Copies will be forwarded to appropriate school
220.127.116.11 Follow-up on safety violations/corrective actions.
16.1.10 The Cadet Senior Enlisted Advisor (COGp/SEA) is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Providing recommendations to the COGp/CC based on inputs from enlisted cadets.
Acts as liaison between the Group and Group Staff.
22.214.171.124 Holding periodic Cadet NCO staff meetings to ensure proper support of the Cadet
126.96.36.199 Directly supporting the instructors in the planning/coordinating of leadership/fund
188.8.131.52 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.11 The Cadet Operations Support Squadron Commander (COSSq/CC) is responsible for:
184.108.40.206 Ensuring that training, standardization, and drill and ceremonies are conducted
220.127.116.11 Establishing goals to be met by the COSSq.
18.104.22.168 Inspecting/evaluating all COSSq staff functions.
22.214.171.124 Preparing weekly operations orders.
126.96.36.199 Ensuring training goals are met by each cadet.
188.8.131.52 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.12 The Cadet Operations Officer (COSSq/DO) is responsible for:
184.108.40.206 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.
220.127.116.11 Assisting the SASI in scheduling cadets for base visits and similar activities.
18.104.22.168 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:
22.214.171.124 Maintaining cadet personnel records following guidelines established by the
126.96.36.199 Maintaining the Group organizational chart and unit manning document (UMD)
current with correct names, ranks, etc.
188.8.131.52 Publishing a cadet directory.
184.108.40.206 Filing all documentation in cadet records or other internal information media.
220.127.116.11 Serving on cadet boards as necessary.
18.104.22.168 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.14 The Cadet Financial Management Officer (COSSq/FM) is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Controlling all cadet financial transactions.
126.96.36.199 Maintaining accurate, descriptive, and up‑to‑date records of all financial
188.8.131.52 Presenting a weekly audit report to the cadet staff and COC.
184.108.40.206 Preparing budget projections for successive weeks and terms (as needed).
220.127.116.11 Ensuring all checks are issued in accordance with policies established by MVISD
and the COSSq/CC.
18.104.22.168 Signing or initialing all checks requests payable from Group funds.
22.214.171.124 Assisting instructors and the cadet staff in planning, organizing, controlling and
coordinating unit fund drives.
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.15 The Cadet Information Management Officer (COSSq/IM) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Writing and posting weekly staff meeting minutes.
184.108.40.206 Maintaining the Group administrative files in accordance with policies and
procedures established by the COSSq/CC.
220.127.116.11 Maintaining the bulletin boards, and posting current and correct Group
correspondence, leadership training, and special function notices.
18.104.22.168 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.
22.214.171.124 Maintaining and updating all cadet regulations.
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.16 The Cadet Inspector General is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 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
184.108.40.206 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.
220.127.116.11 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:
18.104.22.168 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).
22.214.171.124 Preparing an entry for the AFJROTC Video Contest
126.96.36.199 Working with the Data Automations Officer to keep current pictures on the Web
188.8.131.52 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:
184.108.40.206 Assisting the Military Property Custodian (MPC) with the receipt, issue, and
accountability of all items of uniform, equipment, and supplies for operating the
220.127.116.11 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
18.104.22.168 Assisting instructors with inventories as directed.
22.214.171.124 Maintaining an inventory of on‑hand supplies for the Group.
126.96.36.199 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.
188.8.131.52 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.19 The Cadet Public Affairs Officer (COSSq/PA) is responsible for:
184.108.40.206 Coordinating all AFJROTC publicity with the SASI.
220.127.116.11 Coordinating with the school newspaper/yearbook staffs regarding AFJROTC
18.104.22.168 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.).
22.214.171.124 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).
126.96.36.199 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.
188.8.131.52 Publishing a Group newspaper at least six times a year (once each 6-week term).
184.108.40.206 Serve as liaison officer between the Cadet Group and the AFJROTC Booster Club.
220.127.116.11 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSSq/CC.
16.1.20 The Cadet Awareness Presentation Commander is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Working jointly with the Public Affairs Officer,
22.214.171.124 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
126.96.36.199 Keeping track of which Cadets have received the APT Badge and those who have
earned it but have not received it yet.
188.8.131.52 Serving as the Cadet Operations Group briefing Team Commander.
16.1.21 The Cadet Operations Squadron Commander (COSq/CC) is responsible for:
184.108.40.206 Overseeing the flight commanders.
220.127.116.11 Relaying information from the Cadet Operations Group Commander to the flight
18.104.22.168 The appearance, discipline and training of their units.
22.214.171.124 Assisting the instructors in the conduct of leadership.
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.22 The Cadet Flight Commander (Flt/CC) is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Maintaining the appearance, discipline, efficiency, training, and conduct of the flight
during leadership training and in the academic classroom.
184.108.40.206 Planning and coordinating activities within the flight.
220.127.116.11 Advising the instructors on matters pertaining to the cadet flights.
18.104.22.168 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
22.214.171.124 Recommending the top cadets within the flight for awards and recognition to the
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COSq/CC.
16.1.23 Cadet Flight Sergeants are responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Forming flight cadets for leadership training.
184.108.40.206 Preparing the cadet flight for personal inspection.
220.127.116.11 Assisting the cadet Flight Commander as required.
18.104.22.168 Serving as cadet Flight Commander when required.
22.214.171.124 Assisting in the training of cadets.
16.1.24 Cadet Element Leaders are responsible for:
126.96.36.199 Leading the cadet element in the classroom and during leadership training.
188.8.131.52 Assisting the cadet flight commander and flight sergeant.
16.1.25 The Cadet Services Squadron Commander (CSVSq/CC) is responsible for:
184.108.40.206 Ensuring a high level of morale and esprit-de-corps is maintained within the Group.
220.127.116.11 Promoting high levels of physical fitness within the Group.
18.104.22.168 The appearance, discipline and training of their units.
22.214.171.124 Assisting the instructors in the conduct of leadership training.
126.96.36.199 Performing other duties as assigned by the COGp/CC.
16.1.26 The Cadet Rocket Club/Team Commander is responsible for:
188.8.131.52 Overseeing all Model Rocket Launches. The RC Commander will also keep track of the finances and equipment associated with Model Rocketry.
184.108.40.206 The RC Commander will be responsible for keeping track of which Cadets have
and need their Rocket Badge.
220.127.116.11 The RC Commander is responsible for Rocket Training and Safety.
18.104.22.168 Commanding the Model Rocketry Team at Rocket Competitions
22.214.171.124 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:
126.96.36.199 Commanding the cadet color guard teams.
188.8.131.52 Training the color guard teams in basic and exhibition drill maneuvers.
184.108.40.206 Leading the cadet color guard in ceremonial functions.
220.127.116.11 Commanding the color guard in competition.
18.104.22.168 Planning and coordinating all Color Guard participation in parades and ceremonies.
22.214.171.124 Providing instruction and supervision for all retreat and flag raising ceremonies.
126.96.36.199 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.
188.8.131.52 Ensuring the care and proper use of color guard team equipment.
184.108.40.206 Appointing a Flag Detail Commander, and monitoring him/her.
220.127.116.11 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.28 The Cadet Drill Team Commander (CSVSq/DT) is responsible for:
18.104.22.168 Commanding the cadet Drill Team.
22.214.171.124 Training the cadet Drill Team in basic and exhibition drill maneuvers.
126.96.36.199 Leading the cadet Drill Team in ceremonial functions.
16.1.284 Commanding the Drill Team in competition.
188.8.131.52 Planning and coordinating all Drill Team participation in parades and ceremonies.
184.108.40.206 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
220.127.116.11 Ensuring the care and proper use of drill team equipment.
18.104.22.168 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.29 The Cadet Athletics NCOIC (CSVSq/PT) is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Operating a voluntary cadet physical fitness program including supervising
stretching exercises prior to any physical activity.
126.96.36.199 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).
188.8.131.52 Posting current health awareness information on the athletic bulletin.
184.108.40.206 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.30 The Cadet Special Projects Officer (CSVSQ/SP) is responsible for:
220.127.116.11 The planning, coordinating, and execution of all Group special activities – including
18.104.22.168 Submitting after‑action reports on all special projects.
22.214.171.124 Performing other duties as assigned by the CSVSq/CC.
16.1.31 The Cadet Recruiting Officer is responsible for:
126.96.36.199 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:
188.8.131.52 Keeping a record of CORPS events.
184.108.40.206 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
220.127.116.11 Working with the Cadet Personal Officer to keep a record of Awards Earned, (who,
which award, when).
18.104.22.168 Publishing the Corps Monthly/Weekly (weekly is optional) Newspaper.
16.1.33 The Cadet Maintenance Officer is responsible for:
22.214.171.124 Fixing all equipment reported as broken or unusable by the Cadet Safety Officer.
126.96.36.199 Informing the SASI of equipment necessary to maintain all equipment.