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Welcome to Air Force ROTC Detachment 780 in Brookings, South Dakota. As an Air Force ROTC cadet at South Dakota State University (SDSU), Dakota State University (DSU), Augustana University (AU) or the University of Sioux Falls (USF), we are proud to offer you an exceptional opportunity to embark on a positive and life-changing journey in our program and possibly in the United States Air Force.

Whether you are a high school senior, college freshman or have already completed some college, we're looking for motivated achievers who are willing to work hard and learn the skills needed to balance academics, physical fitness, community service and participation in the cadet wing. Our cadet wing is full of students who are passionate about serving others and defending the United States' interests in air, space and cyberspace. 

Our Air Force instructors, also known as cadre, are dedicated to recruiting, training and retaining our nation's best and brightest young men and women to serve as commissioned officers.

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SDSU Air Force ROTC cadets

Several Air Force cadets selected for competitive training

Several cadets in South Dakota State University’s Air Force ROTC program have competed for selective training and program opportunities. ...

Gortmaker receives prestigious Legion of Valor award

Samantha Gortmaker, a SDSU Air Force ROTC cadet from Pierre, is the recipient of the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement.