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FAQs

What is AFROTC?
AFROTC stands for the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.  It is a program that trains college students to become officers/leaders in the Air Force while attending college full time.

 

If I sign up, am I entering the Air Force?
No.  You can try AFROTC for up to two years (freshman and sophomore year) without making a commitment.

 

Do I have to sign up freshman year?
No.  At the current time we are accepting outstanding students in their second, third and fourth years of college.

 

I’m in the Tiger Band-will I have time to do this?
AFROTC has cadets in the Tiger Band, as well as many other clubs and organizations. Many students find that they can work their schedules to accommodate several activities.

 

Will the Air Force make me deploy before I finish the program?
No.

 

How do I sign up?
Freshmen should register for the following classes:

  •  Aerospace Studies (ASST) 1001
       The Foundations of the United States Air Force
  •  Aerospace Studies (ASST) 1011
       Leadership Laboratory I

 Students with one or more semester of college can call for advice on which AFROTC courses to select.

I have more questions. Who can provide more information?
Call the AFROTC front office at (225)578-4407.

 

Commissioned Officers Receive:
   Prestige
   Competitive salary 
   Housing allowance
   Subsistence allowance
   Medical benefits
   Opportunities to travel/see the world
   A community of professionals
   Lifelong friendships
   Experience highly valued by the private sector
   Veteran’s benefits (VA loans, GI Bill, etc)
   PRIDE IN SERVING YOUR COUNTRY