Life in ROTC

The United States Air Force and United States Space Force require their officers to be model citizens of great character and knowledge. In order to see where you stand, it is required that all officer candidates take the Air Force Officer Qualification Test.

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Learn more about the history, origins and how Air Force ROTC was established.

Air Force ROTC Curriculum follows an extended curriculum beyond your current or future degree program to better prepare you for your career and even teach you valuable lessons in everyday life.

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Being part of the greatest fighting force the world has ever seen has certain physical requirements. To ensure that those are met, the Air Force ROTC has set up a fitness program to help you get in better shape and a Physical Fitness Test (PFT) to gauge your performance. 
There are many things you can do in your summertime. If you'd like to do something productive and fun, Air Force ROTC offers many great Professional Development Training (PDT) programs for your learning and enjoyment.

The first time cadets wear their uniforms is a proud one because it symbolizes our bond to a unit that carries with it an awe-inspiring heritage. But wearing the uniform properly takes some skill, and the Uniform Wear Guide can help you get a foot in the door.

Cadets in Air Force ROTC live busy but rewarding lives. Check out the Cadet Life page to see just what we do.

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The Air Force ROTC commissioning program follows a structured series of courses that are required for all cadets. To see just what those requirements are, see the Cadet Life Cycle.

Air Force ROTC Detachment 025 offers its program to students from across the valley. See the list of Crosstown Schools who cooperate with us.

Deciding to join the US Air Force or US Space Force as an officer is an important decision. To see if Air Force ROTC is for you, feel free to ask us any questions, or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.