Recruiting Presentation - Air Force ROTC

Report
Flying Jayhawk Wing
Department of
Aerospace Studies
AFROTC Detachment 280
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Capt Nathaniel Cunningham
Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies
Cross-town Schools:
Baker University
Benedictine College
Donnelly College
Haskell Indian Nations University
Johnson County Community College
Mid-America Nazarene University
University of St. Mary’s
Washburn University
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Overview
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Program Eligibility
Scholarships
What is Air Force ROTC?
How Do We Develop You Into An
Officer?
• What Happens After Graduation?
• Careers, Pay, and Benefits
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
AFROTC Qualifications
AFROTC Qualifications
 Must Be a Full-Time Student
 Sign up for AFROTC Class &
Leadership Lab
 Height and Weight standards
 Good Moral Character (few civil
offenses/do not use drugs)
http://www.afrotc.com
Scholarship & POC entry
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Citizen of the United States
17 to 30 years old
Pass Physical Fitness Test
Pass DODMERB Physical
GPA Requirements: 2.5
All information subject to change, call for current information
Scholarships
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High School Scholarship Program (HSSP) – Is 4- and 3-yr
Offers
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High School Seniors (no full time college)
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Apply on-line at www.afrotc.com 1 May – 1 Dec of Senior year
In-College Scholarship Program
• based on order of merit and degree
Enlisted (4-, 3.5-, 3-, 2.5, 2-)
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Active Duty Personnel (see website for information)
SOAR, ASCP, AECP
Scholarships can be extended an additional year for SAF-approved majors
(Varies by year, consult detachment staff)
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
High School Scholarship
Program (HSSP)
• Type I (4 year) – 5% of Awardees
• FULL Tuition and fees anywhere student goes (w/AFROTC)
• $900/year Flat Rate for Textbooks & Required Fees
• $300-500/month non-taxable stipend (pizza money)
• Type II (4 year or 3 year) – 25% of Awardees
• $18,000/year for Tuition
• Student CAN & MUST make up difference if tuition > than 18K/yr
• $900/year Flat Rate for Textbooks & Required Fees
• $300-500/month non-taxable stipend (pizza money)
• Type VII (4 year) “Targeted” – 70% of Awardees
• $9,000/year for Tuition
• Student CANNOT make up difference--tuition must be < 9K
• Student CAN opt to convert offer to 3 year type II
• $900/year Flat Rate for Textbooks & Required Fees
• $300-500/month non-taxable stipend (pizza money)
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
In College Scholarship
Program (ICSP)
 Based on order of merit and degree
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
What Is Air Force ROTC?
• Education & Training Program to Give Men and
Women the Opportunity to Become an AF Officer
While Completing Their College Degree
• Commissions 50% of Air Force Officers
• 4-Yr and 3-Yr Programs
• 144 Detachments Throughout US and Puerto Rico
• 1000+ cross-town/consortium enrollment programs
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Why AFROTC?
Why an Air Force Officer?
Intangible Benefits
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Honor Serving Country
Personal Growth / Development
Leadership Early in Career
Live Around the World
Travel Opportunities
Guaranteed Job – Job Security
http://www.afrotc.com
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Challenging
Scholarships / Education
Respected by American Public
Structure
Meet friends for life
Military Benefits (Medical,
Housing, Leave, etc)
All information subject to change, call for current information
Basic Four Year Program
College Career
Freshman
Sophomore
Senior
Junior
GMC
GMC
POC
POC
AS 100
1 Credit +
Lead-Lab
AS 200
1 Credit +
Lead-Lab
AS 300
3 Credit +
Lead-Lab
AS 400
3 Credit +
Lead-Lab
Optional
Summer
Program
http://www.afrotc.com
Air Force
Field
Training
Optional
Summer
Program
All information subject to change, call for current information
Graduate
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Commission
General Military Course (GMC)
Academic Class
• Freshmen: Intro to the Military
• Sophomore: Evolution of Airpower
Leadership Laboratory
• 2 hours per week
• Drill, Leadership Training,
& Guest Speakers
• Fitness Training
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
AFROTC Courses
Field Training Overview
• Field Training Environment
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Military Drill
Physical Challenges
Firearms Training, Combative Training
Leadership/Followership
Teamwork
Time Management
• Attend Between Sophomore and
Junior year
• Prerequisite to the Professional
Officer Course
• 4 week camp
• Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
• Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, MS
• Must get allocation to attend
• Enrollment is competitive
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Professional Officer Corps (POC)
 Academic Classes
 Junior: Leadership and
Management
 Senior: National Security
Policy
 Leadership Laboratory
 3 hours per week
 High visibility Cadet
Officer Positions
 Fitness Training
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Additional Program Info
• All Uniform items and books for AFROTC classes are
provided to students – students only need to pay for
the course itself
• Non-scholarship students can try AFROTC for up to
2-years without any obligation
• Cadets select and are notified of their career in their
Last year of the program
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Additional Program Info
• All Uniform items and books for AFROTC classes are
provided to students – students only need to pay for
the course itself
• Non-scholarship students can try AFROTC for up to
2-years without any obligation
• Cadets select and are notified of their career in their
Last year of the program
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Commitment to the Air Force
• Drive before you buy
• Commitment to Air Force Incurred Upon...
• Begins your sophomore year (if on scholarship)
• Or, when you enter the POC (Junior Year)
• Most Career Fields = 4 years of active duty service
• 5 year majors = 4 years and 10 months of active duty service
• Pilot = 10 years of active duty service
• Combat Systems Operator (Navigator) and Air Battle Manager =
8 years of active duty service
• Remote Pilots = 6 years
• Some career fields = 6 years Guard or Reserve
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
ROTC Optional Activities
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Civil Air Patrol Orientation Flights
Arnold Air Society
Base Visits
Color Guard
Paint Ball, Laser Tag
Intramurals and Tri-Service
Competitions
• Professional Development
Training / Summer Internship
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
GRADUATION
• Same day of commencement, become an Air Force
Officer
• At “job-site” in less than 180 days
• Pilots in less than 1 year
• Masters and Doctorate
• Opportunity during your career to earn an advanced degree
• Imagine:
• Your job is to be a full time student (no other job)
• Tuition and books are paid for
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Careers of an Air Force Officer
• Pilot
• Combat Systems Operator
(CSO aka Navigator)
• Air Battle Manager
• Airfield Operator
• Combat Rescue Officer
• Space/Missile
• Intelligence
• Logistics
• Aircraft / Missile Maintenance
• Public Affairs
• Communication (Cyber)
• Force Support (Personnel /
Manpower / Services)
http://www.afrotc.com
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Judge Advocate
Security Forces
Office of Special Investigation
Scientist
Civil Engineer
Developmental Engineer
Acquisition
Contracting
Finance
Weather
Medical
• Nurse
• Doctor, Physician Ass’t
• Medical Service Corps
• Dentist
All information subject to change, call for current information
Benefits
Officer Grades and 2013 Salary
Years Service
Monthly
Annual
Second Lieutenant
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$2,876
$34,512
First Lieutenant (99%)
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$3,774
$45,288
First Lieutenant
3
$4,274
$52,164
Captain (95%)
4
$5,116
$61,392
Major (90%)
10
$6,527
$78,324
Does not include:
• Food Allowance (BAS) = $242.60/mo
• Housing Allowance (BAH) = $500-$2,500+/mo
depends on rank, location, and dependant status
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
More Benefits
• Retirement
• After 20 years - 50% of last
three years base pay
• After 30 years - 75% of base
pay
• 30 days leave annually
w/Pay
• Health care
• Life Insurance
• Incentive pay
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
GI Bill Benefits
• Dependents of military members may qualify for Post
9/11 GI Benefits
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information
Sources of
Additional Information
http://www.afrotc.com
http://www.afrotc.ku.edu
1st Lt Nathaniel Cunningham
Recruiting Flight Commander
Air Force ROTC Detachment 280
Phone: (785) 864-1216
http://www.afrotc.com
All information subject to change, call for current information

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