With thousands of military kids memes circulating the internet, it has sparked interest in the meaning behind ROTC and why it’s all over TikTok.

Many children of military officers are giving us insight into their lives and the impacts of service life.

Read on to discover the meaning behind ROTC, and cast your eyes on some hilarious hand-selected memes.

The meaning of ROTC revealed

ROTC stands for Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

It is commonly referred to as the acronym ROTC and it is a program that offers students a chance to study and serve after completing a degree.

The goal of the program is to train future officers up in order to serve for the U.S. Armed Forces. If students qualify for ROTC then the program offers scholarships that could cover the cost of their education.

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Students can also participate for a short time in the program without a post-college commitment.

There have been many people posting on TikTok about being the child of a U.S Armed Forces officer, and how it affects their life. With hilarious memes circulating the internet under the hashtags ROTC and JROTC.

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is an elective program done in American high schools. It runs to teach students about citizenship, and leadership. The programme includes community service and views the cadet as a valuable part of bettering the community and school life.

Military kids memes flood TikTok


#pov the ROTC kid hears you talking bad about Trumps response to the coronavirus #fyp #foryou #foryoupage #ROTC #school #quarantine

♬ original sound – Jayce English

I hated JROTC bro I wanted to cry😭😭 chill tho this was 4 years ago 🥴 #fyp #funny #rotc #xyzbca

♬ original sound – leemanueld

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