Air Force ROTC

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Welcome to the official website for Air Force ROTC Detachment 550, the home of the Silver Falcons, located at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

We offer a challenging in-college program to develop quality leaders for the United States Air and Space Forces. The program offers:

  • Scholarships – Over 50% of our cadets receive academic scholarship support
  • Commission as a US Air Force or Space Force officer
  • Exciting leadership careers with purpose

AFROTC cadets prepare to become Air and Space professionals alongside their degree requirements.