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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 Air Force ROTC is designed to recruit, educate, and commission officer candidates as future leaders in the Air Force or Space Force through college campus programs around the country. 

Air Force Mission 

The Mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight, and win- in air, space, and cyberspace.

Space Force Mission

The United States Space is a military service that organizes, trains, and equips space forces in order to protect U.S. and allied interest in space and to provide space capabilities to the joint force. 



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