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									AIR FORCE ROTC @ MIT
 The Opportunity to Lead



                           Captain Joe Adelmann
                           Instructor & Admissions Officer
                           March 2009
Overview
   AFROTC Highlights
   ROTC Life @ MIT
   Scholarships
   Active Duty
Mission

     Develop Quality Leaders for
            the Air Force
Senior ROTC Program
   Mission: Recruit, Educate and Commission Officer
    Candidates
   Located at 144 detachments – US and Puerto Rico
     1000+     cross-town schools
   Enroll in AF classes just like other college courses
     Classes   part of Department of Aerospace Studies
Detachment 365 Highlights
   Det 365 hosted by MIT since 1949
   Cross-town schools: Harvard, Tufts, Wellesley, Salem
    State, Gordon, Endicott
   34 total cadets
   Staff:
     Professor of Aerospace Studies (PAS)
     2 Assistant PAS
     3 Admin Support – 2 NCOs & 1 MIT employee

   Tri-service component w/Army and Navy
ROTC CADET LIFE
ROTC Life: 4-year Program

   General Military Course (GMC) – First 2 years
       Freshmen and sophomores
       1-hour AS class and 2-hour LLAB each week
       Physical Training – 2 times per week
   Professional Officer Course (POC) – Last 2 years
       Juniors and above
       Conduct LLAB and manage the corps
       3-hours of AS class and 2-hour LLAB each week
       Physical Training – 2 times per week
       Competitive for selection – Based on GPA, PFT, AFOQT, FT
       Receive stipend
   ROTC Life: Aerospace Classes

Classes Taken both Fall and Spring
  terms
 AS 100 – Intro to USAF

  (1 Hr/week)
 AS 200 – AF Doctrine & History

  (1 Hr/week)
 AS 300 – Leadership &

  Management (3 Hrs/week)
 AS 400 – Foreign Policy &

  Preparation for Active Duty (3
  Hrs/week)
ROTC Life: Leadership Lab (LLAB)

   Cadet-run program
       Planned, organized and taught by POC
       Under Cadre supervision
   Tri-service activities with Navy and Army
       Military Ball, Field Day, Commissioning Ceremonies
   Focus for each year
       AS 100: Uniform wear, Basic drill, Group leadership problems
       AS 200: Preparation for field training
       AS 300: Practice new POC skills, Flying slots
       AS 400: Manage cadet corps, Receive AD assignments
ROTC Life: What we do in LLAB
ROTC Life: The Cadet Wing




As a cadet, you’ll hold different jobs to help you gain leadership experience.
ROTC Life: Special Trips

   Air Force Base Visits
       McGuire AFB, Pentagon, Wright-Patterson AFB, Hanscom AFB,
        Patrick AFB, Andrews AFB
   Orientation Flights at Hanscom AFB
   Summer Programs
   Internship opportunities

   Lodging and transportation paid for

          A chance to see what the Air Force is all about!
ROTC Life: Required Summer

Rising Sophomore
   For AS100s on 4-yr
    scholarship
   Length – 3 weeks
   Active Duty Shadow Program
   Travel, lodging, per diem
    ROTC Life: Required Summer

Field Training
   Between sophomore
    and junior year
   Length – 3.5 weeks
   Maxwell AFB, AL
   Must pass to enter POC
   DG & SP Awards to top
    performers
ROTC Life: Optional Summer

            For Freshmen
             Rising Sophomore Program

             SOAR, Freefall Parachuting &

              Global Engagement
                 Atthe USAF Academy
                 2-3 weeks

               Cadet Combative Course
ROTC Life: Optional Summer
Juniors
   Operation Air Force – Officer shadowing program, 3 weeks
   Operation Air Force – OSI
   Army Airborne Training – 24 days – parachutist rating
   Field Engineering and Readiness Lab * – Civil Eng, 5 weeks
   Nurse Orientation Program – 4 weeks, Wilford Hall
   Foreign Language Immersion – Various, 2-4 weeks
   Cadet Training Assistant (CTA) – $2,000 scholarship
   Advanced Course in Engineering – 12 weeks, Cyber security boot camp
   NASA Engineering Research Experience (NERE) – 4 or 9 weeks, Johnson
    Space Center
   Cadet Laboratory Experience Program (CLEP) – Lawrence Livermore
    Labs, 8 weeks
   Space Operations – Satellite Operations, 2 weeks, USAFA



                                                           * Secret Clearance required
ROTC Life: Extracurricular
   New Student Orientation (NSO)
       Weekend orientation in Sept for new cadets
   Arnold Air Society
       National honorary professional & service org
   Flight Orientation Program
       Chance to fly with Civil Air Patrol
   Color Guard
       Present colors at various ceremonies
   Pershing Rifles
       Military fraternity
SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarship Overview

   High School Scholarship Program (HSSP)
       High school seniors only
       3 and 4-year offers
   In-College Scholarship Programs (ICSP)
       Already in college
       Competitive programs - Phases I, II, III
       Also a chance to upgrade to 80% and 100% of tuition
       In-College Leadership Scholarship – 3.5 yr, Type 1 or 2
       Fully-qualified: Type 1 Express Scholarships
           Nursing (‘13, ’12, ‘11)
           Foreign Language (‘13, ’12, ‘11)
           Computer, Electrical, and Environmental Engineering (‘13, ’12, ‘11)


Please note that these are subject to change based on AF needs and funding!
High School Scholarship Program (HSSP)

   Four-year scholarship offers to high school seniors
     Majority  in technical majors
     Excel in AP/Honors coursework

     Strong leadership potential & communication skills

   Competitively selected by central board
   Permits applicants to select university
   Scholarship offer made for a technical or non-
    technical major
HSSP Eligibility Requirements
   Academic Requirements:
       ACT/SAT 24/1100
       High School GPA 3.0
       High School Graduate or equivalent
   May take the PAE (USAFA fitness test)
   U.S. Citizen, 17+ years old (commission before 31)
   No full-time college (except HS/College programs)
   Can not be a single parent (though waivers available)
   Be medically qualified as determined by Department of
    Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DODMERB)
HSSP FY07 Selection Cycle
   11,442 applicants
   3,088 eligible (27%)
   1,726 offers (54%) - 66% technical, 3% language
     8% - Full tuition scholarship (Type 1)
     25% - $15K/year (Type 2)

   Average scores
     1260   SAT, 27 ACT, 3.77 GPA, top 12% RIC
Scholarship Tiers
   Tier 1 – Electrical, environmental and computer engineering
   Tier 2 – Specific engineering: aeronautical, aerospace,
    architectural, astronautical, civil and mechanical &
    meteorology
   Tier 3 – Architecture, chemistry, math, physics, computer
    science, operations research, and other ABET-accredited
    engineering majors
   Tier 4 – All others
   Tier 5 – Foreign languages
In-College Scholarship Program (ICSP)
Eligibility
   GPA Minimum - 2.50 Cum
   Completed 1 full-term college course work (min)
   AFROTC weight/body fat requirements
   Meet PFT requirements
   Pass AFOQT
   Meet age requirements
   Completed DODMERB physical
   US Citizen by end of term activated
ICSP Phase I

                  AS100 & AS200
                  All majors
                  Cum 2.5 in-college
                  Length: 3-yr, 2-yr
                  Type 2: $15K/yr, $900
                   books, $300+ stipend
                  Deadline: 15 Jan 08
                  Activates Fall 2008
ICSP Phase II
   AS100 & AS200
   Phase I non-selects and walk-ons in Spring
   All majors
   Cum 2.5 in-college
   Length: 3-year, 2-yr
   Type 2: $15K/yr, $900 books annually, $300+
    stipend monthly
   Type 3: $9K/yr, $900 books, $300+ stipend
   Deadline: 15 Jun 08
   Activates Fall 2008
ICSP Phase II – Upgrade 1
   Must have a Type 2 activated
   Cum 3.0 in-college
   Length: 3-year, 2-yr, 1-yr
   Type 1: Full tuition, $900 books annually, $300+
    stipend monthly
   Deadline: 15 Jun 08
   Activates the Fall 2008
ICSP Phase II – Upgrade 8
   Must have a Type 2 activated
   Cum 3.0 in-college
   Length: 3-year, 2-yr, 1-yr
   Type 8: 80% tuition, $900 books annually, $300+
    stipend monthly
   Deadline: 15 Jun 08
   Activates the Fall 2008
Express Scholarship Eligibility
   Fully Qualified – If you’re eligible, you can get!
      Offers are based on AF needs

   GPA Minimums – 2.5
   AFROTC weight/body fat requirements
   Meet PFT requirements
   Pass AFOQT – Verbal 15, Quantitative 10
   Meet age requirements
      17 to activate; Must be 31 by commissioning

   Completed DODMERB physical
   US Citizen to activate
ON ACTIVE DUTY
Career Opportunities
   Focus: Air & Space Superiority
   Many different jobs (AFSCs)
     Engineering,  Pilots/ABMs, Doctors, Finance, Law,
      Scientist, Maintenance…to name just a few!
   Flexibility through career broadening
     Opportunity    to try different jobs throughout career
   Higher education strongly encouraged and supported
   For those who want to see the world!
     PCS   typically every 3-4 years, TDYs, Deployments
Commitment
   Majority of AF careers – 4 years
     Engineers   and other non-rated fields
   Pilot – 10 years after flight training
   Combat/Weapon Systems Operator (Nav) & Air
    Battle Manager – 6 years after training
   Combat Rescue Officer & Special Tactics Officer –
    6 years after training
Why consider ROTC?
   Scholarship opportunities ranging from $15K to full tuition
   Leadership & management experience – On the job
    training!
   Guaranteed job at graduation – Above entry level
   Det 365: Small close knit corps, Tri-service, High
    percentage of rated slots
   Join the military profession – Highly respected career!
   AD benefits – Medical, Travel, Education and more…
   Serve country
   Join a family of professionals!!
Summary
   AFROTC Highlights
   ROTC Life @ MIT
   Scholarships
   Active Duty
Questions?

For more information…
Capt Joe Adelmann
617-253-4475
jadelman@mit.edu

								
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