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Air Force ROTC Detachment 842

Welcome to AFROTC Detachment 842! Our goal is to provide information about our detachment for the public, prospective cadets, and their parents.

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Crosstown Schools

Serving University of Texas at San Antonio, University of the Incarnate Word, Trinity University, Our Lady of the Lake University and the Alamo Colleges

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Lead the Way!

AFROTC cadets prepare to become Air Force Officers alongside their degree requirements. You will improve your time-management skills, analytical skills, and physical fitness. Requirements include Leadership Laboratory, Physical Training, and Aerospace Studies Classes.

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Recruiting Video Join the Best in Blue!

See what it's like to be part of one of the best Detachments in the country. Det 842 has earned the prestigious national Right of Line Best Large Detachment award in 2009 and 2014. Check out UTSA's article for more information.


Runners Up! UTSA Athletics

Detachment 842 supports UTSA Athletics with presenting the colors at numerous sporting events. Check out our Honor Guard page for more information.

UTSA Football

Best in Texas! Checkmate.

Battling it out in Texas isn't easy but we always manage to come out on top. The Battle for the Bomb has been an AFROTC Texas tradition for a couple years and it's been sitting in the house of Det 842 for the past 2 years. Have questions on how to become the Best in Blue? Visit our Contact Info page for any questions you need answered.

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