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Take your first steps in a career with the Air Force by joining AFROTC Detachment 775 at the University of South Carolina

How to Join

College Freshmen: Enroll in the AFROTC academic class (AERO 101) and Leadreship Laboratory (AERO 101L) when you register for your classes

College Sophomores: Enroll in the AFROTC academic classes (AERO 101 and AERO 201) and Leadership Laboratory (AERO 201L) when you register for your classes

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, Air Force ROTC does have scholarship money available and we will submit eligible and deserving cadets for those scholarships, but the vast majority of our cadets go the entire four years and pay for college on their own.


No, cadets will be required to deploy during their time in the Air Force ROTC program. However, after graduation and commissioning into the Air Force that is a possibility.


No, cadets are not required to sign a contract until returning from Field Training unless they accept a scholarship prior to attending Field Training.


 Yes, cadets are required to complete all necessary documentation prior to being issued military uniforms, and they are normally only worn one day per week.




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