Developing Air Force and Space Force Leaders Since 1946


The history of Air Force ROTC Detachment 465 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is steeped in tradition and excellence. Since 1946, our detachment has been a cornerstone of leadership development and military training on the UNL campus for 7 decades.

From its inception, Detachment 465 has been committed to shaping the future leaders of the United States Air Force. Over the years, our program has produced countless officers who have gone on to serve with distinction in various capacities within the Air Force. These officers have contributed to the nation's defense, held critical leadership roles, and demonstrated the values of honor, integrity, and service that are the hallmarks of the Air Force.

Throughout its history, Detachment 465 has continually adapted to meet the evolving needs of the Air Force and the academic aspirations of its cadets. We have forged strong partnerships with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, creating a supportive and conducive environment for our cadets to excel academically and militarily. Our history is not just a record of past achievements; it's a testament to the enduring commitment of our cadre, staff, and cadets to excellence, leadership, and the mission of the United States Air Force.

As we look back at our rich history, we also look forward to the bright future that lies ahead for Detachment 465. Our commitment to producing exceptional Air Force officers remains unwavering, and we are excited to continue shaping the leaders who will carry the legacy of our detachment into the next generation.