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About Air Force ROTC

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U.S. Air Force ROTC Detachment 017
Four-Year College Program

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps seeks qualified and motivated officer candidates for the Air Force and Space Force.

Mission of Air Force ROTC

The mission of Air Force ROTC is to develop leaders of character for tomorrow's Air Force. Air Force ROTC is designed to recruit, educate and commission officer candidates as the Air Force's future leaders through college campus programs around the country.

Air Force Mission 

The Mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win - airpower anytime, anywhere. Whether full time, part time, in or out of uniform, everyone who serves plays a critical role in helping us achieve mission success.

Space Force Mission

The United States Space Force is responsible for organizing, training and equipping Guardians to conduct global space operations that enhance the way our joint and coalition forces fight, while also offering decision makers military options to achieve national objectives.



Selected officer candidates who complete the Air Force ROTC requirements and graduate with a Bachelor’s degree, will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force or Space 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
  • 30 days of vacation with pay each year
  • Comprehensive medical and dental care
  • Life insurance benefits
  • Reduce prices at on-base grocery and department stores
  • Wide selection of recreational opportunities and facilities








(Current as of February 2022)