Welcome to Air Force ROTC Detachment 165, located on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Our mission is to recruit and retain young men and women and instill in them leadership ability, professionalism, and inspire them to exemplify the characteristics of the highest quality Air Force officer. The Reserve Officer Training Corps, through training and course work, opens the door for entry into the finest air force in the world.

Detachment 165 is one of the most highly regarded Air Force ROTC detachments. Have a look around, and you'll find out why.


Information on AFROTC scholarships is available at http://www.afrotc.com.

The New Student Enrollment Package for Fall 2014 is available HERE. Completed packages must be submitted to the detachment by 1 August 2014.

Contact the Detachment Recruiting Flight Commander at 404-894-7379 (or at recruiting@afrotc.gatech.edu) if you have any questions.

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-14 April 2014
The latest issue of The Afterburner, Detachment 165's very own cadet-published newsletter, is now available. Download it here.

-12 November 2013
Detachment 165 has once again earned the Right of Line Award for best medium detachment! This marks the second time in three years that Det 165 has achieved this honor.

Detachment 165 is comprised of students from 13 colleges in the Atlanta area meeting at the beautiful Georgia Tech campus. We have a diverse cadet corps ranging from student-athletes and campus leaders to scientific researchers and community volunteers who all share the common goal of commissioning as officers in the United States Air Force. Our exceptional cadets coupled with the superior instruction and guidance from our cadre has given Detachment 165 the honor of being the best detachment in country by earning the Right of Line Award! The cadet wing will continue to plan exciting events, allow opportunities to develop leadership skills, and create an environment to build camaraderie and develop friendships. Cadets are fully immersed in military decorum, responsible for planning and executing events for more than 100 cadets, and challenged physically through a complete physical fitness program. All of which coincide with the mission of the 165th AFROTC Cadet Wing: to provide initial military experiences and advanced leadership opportunities enabling cadets to develop those leadership abilities and professional qualities required of an Air Force Officer. This semester will prove to be a rewarding experience with the many events the cadet wing staff has prepared.

- 165th Cadet Wing Commander, Spring 2014