Air Force ROTC Detachment 465

Home to the Flying Huskers!

Integrity First, Service Before Self, Excellence In All We Do



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Leaders aren't born. They're made in Air Force ROTC. At Detachment 465, we develop the leaders of tomorrow by preparing them to become officers in the US Air and Space Force while earning a college degree. 

In AFROTC, you'll not only build lifelong friendships, but you may also have the opportunity to pay for school through our scholarship programs.  At this award-winning detachment located on a Big Ten campus, discover how your unique skills and specialized education can help your career that is waiting for you after graduation. 

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Career of your Dreams

Our program delivers 100% job placement rate post graduation. Whether your dream is to fly, become a lawyer, academia, work with innovative technology, or practice medicine, our students are successful at obtaining their personal goals and ambitions.

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Best College for Veterans

Nebraska is consistently ranked among the top 30 U.S. universities for supporting veterans and their dependents.

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Scholarship Money

100% of all qualified AFROTC cadets will be granted a CMLA scholarship. 

Additionally, all out-of-state ROTC students pay the same net tuition as Nebraska residents through the Husker Salute Scholarship

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Learn to Fly

Earn thousands of dollars and take advantage of the many opportunities to gain real-world flight experiences

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Best in the Nation!


This remarkable achievement reflects our cadets' unwavering commitment to excellence, leadership development, and the Air and Space Force core values that we hold dear. Det 465 has a rich history of producing top tier talent and we are relentlessly committed to developing future leaders of character!


Be a Leader. Be a Flying Husker!

How do you want to create your future? Learn by doing. Skip entry level and go straight to management. Develop essential leadership skills. Travel the world. Learn to Fly. Climb to new heights. Prepare for grad school. No matter your goals, Detachment 465 is here to help you reach them and do B1G things.




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Reach New Heights

Prepare For Your Career

Get hands on training and develop essential career skills. We will support you every step of the way of your professional success. 

Explore the Different Types of Air and Space Force Careers

Make Lifelong Friendships

Make meaningful relationships with faculty who care about you ad peers you can rely on and bond with your future brothers and sisters in arms. 

Explore Student Organizations and Campus Life

Meet Academic Goals

Customize Big Ten academics and specialty programs to build a solid foundation for your career or potential graduate school. 

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March 2024 Edition

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"AFROTC presented me with continuous challenges that helped shape me into a stronger individual... The constant support and guidance from my cadre and fellow cadets motivated me to constantly strive for self-improvement."

2Lt Markus Case (2023), Mechanical Engineering major




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Student at Nearby College?

You can join AFROTC at University of Nebraska-Lincoln and still attend your college full time! 

UNL has a "cross town agreement" with Concordia University, Doane University, Nebraska Wesleyan

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If you have questions about the Air Force ROTC program or navigating the application process, contact us.

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