Daedalian JROTC

The Daedalians inspire tomorrow’s military aviators and are proud to sponsor the Daedalian JROTC medal representing outstanding citizenship and excellence in academics.

The qualifications for this award are:

  • Has demonstrated patriotism, love of country and service to our nation.
  • Has indicated the potential and desire to pursue a military career.
  • Ranks in the upper 10 percent of his or her JROTC class.
  • Ranks in the upper 20 percent of his or her high school class

Each year the Daedalians support approximately 1,200 schools with this award recognizing cadets across the nation for their outstanding performance and commitment to service.

High schools may request the medals from a local flight in their area.

The Daedalians provide a certificate, which can be presented to the student at the time they are presented the award. There is also qualification data and the presentation information which should be read during the presentation of the award by a local Daedalian or JROTC instructor.

If your school is not located near an active Daedalian flight that will provide the medal and ribbon, you can buy the medal on our website at