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. 

Check out the article titled "Air Force ROTC Cadets Juggle School, Training, and Special Events" to learn more about how Detachment 550 spent their Fall 2022 semester!

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This information is current as of August 2022.
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