Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)

Welcome to Air Force ROTC Detachment 780 in Brookings, South Dakota. As an Air Force ROTC Cadet at South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Augustana College, or the University of Sioux Falls, we are proud to Det 780 Crestoffer you an exceptional opportunity to embark on a positive and life-changing journey in the United States Air Force. 

Whether you are a high school senior, matriculating college freshman, or have already completed some college, we're looking for motivated achievers willing to work hard and learn the skills needed to master the balance between academics, physical fitness, cadet wing participation, and community service.

Our cadet wing is full of responsible citizens ready to answer the call to duty to defend the United States and protect its interests through air, space, and cyberspace power, and we can always make room for one more future Airman!

Air Force ROTC is a great way for future leaders of our country to learn and live our Air Force's core values:

  • Integrity first
  • Service before self
  • Excellence in all we do


Our Air Force cadre are dedicated to recruiting, training and retaining our nation's best and brightest young men and women to serve as commissioned officers. If there is anything we can do to enhance your knowledge of AFROTC and our detachment, please contact the Det 780 Team as soon as possible.

Current as of: 29 March 2015