Notre Dame NJROTC

Notre Dame Cadet Oath


          I am a Notre Dame NJROTC Cadet

 I am a patriotic, informed, responsible citizen

 I respect those in positions of authority 

 I support our Armed forces and our Veterans

  I embrace the Navy’s core values: 


  I am committed to excellence and equality

Chain of command

Chain Of Command


President of The United States                                     Honorable Donald Trump  

Vice President Of The United States                            Honorable Michael Pence     

Speaker Of The House                                                    Honorable Nancy Pelosi                    

Secretary of State                                                            Honorable Mike Pompeo                       

Chairman Of The Joint Chief of Staff                           General Mike Milley  

Vice Chairman Of The Joint Chief of Staff                  General Paul J. Selva

Secretary Of The Navy                                                     Honorable Richard V. Spencer

Secretary Of Defense                                                       Honorable Dr. Mark Esper

Chief Of Naval Operations                                               Admiral Michael M. Gilday

Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Navy                        MCPON Russell Smith

Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps                            Sergeant Major Troy E. Black

Commandant Of The Marine Corps                                General DAvid H. Berger

Commander, Naval Education Training Command       Rear Admiral Kyle Cozad

Commander, Naval Service Training Command           Rear Admiral Milton Sands III

Commandant Of The Coast Guard                                  Admiral Karl L. Shultz

Director Of Homeland Security                                        Kevin McAleenan

Secretary Of The Army                                                     Honorable Ryan McCarthy

Sergeant Major Of The Army                                          Sergeant Major Daniel Dailey

Army Chief Of Staff                                                          General James C. McConville

Secretary Of The Air Force                                              Honorable Barbara Barrett

Air Force Chief Of Staff                                                    General David Goldfein 

Chief Master Sergeant Of The Air Force                       Chief Master Sergeant Kaleth Wright

Director, NJROTC                                                               Mr. Tim Daseler, CAPT, USN (Ret)

Area 4 Commander                                                           Commander Jimmy Miller

Notre Dame Senior Naval Science Instructor               Lieutenant Terry LaBeff  

Notre Dame Naval Science Instructor                            Chief Brian Jaynes 


Orders to the Sentry


  1. Take charge of this post and all government property in view.
  2. Walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
  3. Report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
  4. Repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own.
  5. Quit my post only when properly relieved.
  6. Receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch only.
  7. Talk to no one except in the line of duty.
  8. Give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
  9. Call the Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
  10. Salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
  11. Be especially watchful at night, and, during the time for challenging, challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.


Notre Dame NJROTC Code of Conduct


  • A Cadet will never take unfair advantage of anyone, even an enemy.
  • A Cadet will never betray a trust.
  • A Cadet will never use drugs or alcohol.
  • A Cadet will never engage in hazing or sexual harassment.
  • A Cadet is free from racial and religious prejudice.
  • A Cadet will be loyal to fellow Cadets and Leaders.
  • A Cadet will lend a hand when needed.
  • A Cadet will wear the uniform on asighned days.
  • A Cadet will help the community and the unit.


Phonetic Alphabet

A.) Alpha

B.) Bravo

C.) Charlie

D.) Delta

F.) Foxtrot

G.) Golf

H.) Hotel

I.) India

J.) Juliet

K.) Kilo

L.) Lima

M.) Mike 

N.) November

O.) Oscar

P.) Papa

Q.) Quebec

R.) Romeo

S.) Sierra

T.) Tego

U.) Uniform

V.) Victor

W.) Whiskey

X.) X-ray

Y.) Yankee

Z.) Zulu



Cadet Seaman Recruit (C/SR)


A Cadet Seaman Recruit wears no insignia.

Cadet Seaman Apprentice (C/SA)


This insignia consists of two silver diagonal parallel lines.

Cadet Seaman (C/SN)


 This insignia consists of three silver diagonal parallel lines. 

Cadet Petty Officer Third Class (C/PO3)


This insignia consists of a perched eagle above one Chevron.

Cadet Petty Officer Second Class (C/PO2)


 This insignia consists of a perched eagle above two Chevron. 

Cadet Petty Officer First Class (C/PO1)


 This insignia consists of a perched eagle above three Chevron. 

Cadet Chief Petty Officer (C/CPO)


This insignia consists of an eagle perched over a fouled anchor.

Cadet Senior Chief Petty Officer (C/SCPO)


 This insignia consists of an eagle perched over a fouled anchor with one star above.

Cadet Master Chief Petty Officer (C/MCPO)


 This insignia consists of an eagle perched over a fouled anchor with two stars above.

Cadet Ensign (C/ENS)


 This insignia consists of one gold bar.

Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade (C/LTJG)


  This insignia consists of two gold bars.

Cadet Lieutenant (C/LT)


  This insignia consists of three gold bars.

Cadet Lieutenant Commander (C/LCDR)


  This insignia consists of four gold bars.

Cadet Commander (C/CDR)


  This insignia consists of five gold bars.

Cadet Captain (C/CAPT)


  This insignia consists of six gold bars.