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About Us


U.S. Air Force ROTC Detatchment 017
Two-Year College Program

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is an educational program designed to give men and woman the opportunity to become an Air Force officer while completing a degree. The Air Force ROTC program is designed to prepare you to assume positions of increasing responsibility and importance in the Air Force.

Our mission here at Det. 017 is to inculcate the foundational intellectual and leadership skills our cadets need to succeed as citizens and airmen.


Though a limited number of larger scholarships are available the most common scholarship award pays:

  • $18,000 per year towards tuition and fees
  • $900 per year towards books

Scholarship eligibility requirements include, but are not limited to: a 2.5 cumulative GPA ( to start the scholarship), and passing the height/weight check and Air Force Physical Fitness Test each semester.


When you complete Air Force ROTC requirements and graduate with a bachelor's degree, you will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air Force. You're on your way to an exciting career with many benefits, to include:

  • Excellent starting salary with regular pay raises
  • Tax-free housing and food allowances
  • 100% of graduate tuition and fees paid
  • 30 days of vacation with pay each year
  • Comprehensive medical and dental care
  • Up to $400,000 life insurance for about $20 a month
  • Reduce prices at on-base grocery and department stores
  • Wide selection recreational opportunities and facilities