About Air Force ROTC
The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program is an educational program designed to give men and women the opportunity to become Air Force Officers in the world’s greatest air force while earning an undergraduate degree. There are over 45 career fields open to officers in the Air Force, including pilots, navigators, weather officers, security forces officers, and combat rescue officers, just to name a few. If you have the dedication and desire to serve your nation as an officer, Air Force ROTC is waiting for you.
Air Force ROTC at VMI
The VMI Air Force ROTC pilot/combat systems officer selection rate is consistently at or near 100 percent. VMI’s Department of Aerospace Studies is a unit of the United States Air Force. Cadets who successfully complete the Air Force ROTC program earn commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force upon graduation from VMI.