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Air Force ROTC

Welcome to Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 159 at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Home of the “Flying Knights.”

We offer a challenging in-college program to develop quality leaders for the United States Air Force and Space Force. Founded on January 25th, 1972 under UCF’s original name, Florida Technological University, AFROTC Detachment 159 has groomed our graduates for commissioning and life as active duty second lieutenants. Our alumni go on to serve as pilots, engineers, intelligence and space officers, missileers and over 40 other exciting and demanding career fields. We are the future of American Airpower. We are AFROTC Detachment 159!