Welcome to Detachment 805!

The largest detachment in the nation!

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Join Us & Begin Your AFROTC Journey!

With over 650 Air Force cadets enrolled each fall, we are the largest AFROTC Detachment in the Nation! Texas A&M’s AFROTC program is also one of the nation’s oldest, having been established in the early 1920s as one of four Air ROTC units. Detachment 805 has a long and proud lineage of producing the highest quality officers for the United States Air Force (and now Space Force) that includes eight of the nine Texas A&M Four-Star Generals!

  • Scholarships available for high school & college students.

  • A multitude of hands-on and immersive experiences (Base Visits, Leadership Conferences, Incentive Flights, & More!).

  • Opportunities only Air Force ROTC can offer including study abroads (Project GO), USAFA SOAR/JUMP, STEM Opportunities & Internships.

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Cadets in Fall ’22
Largest Det in the Nation!


Total Amount of Scholarships Awarded to 193 Cadets (FY23)


Field Training Selection Rate
(Nat’l Average 75%)


Rated Officer Selection Rate
(Nat’l Average 78%)

Detachment 805

Joining Air Force ROTC at Detachment 805 will be an experience like no other!

Check out some of the cool things we get to do!

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A Proud Heritage

1 of 4 original Air ROTCs in the nation!

Scholarship Opportunities

Pay for College

Opportunities for full-ride addmission

Meet our team

Our Cadre

A dedicated team of professionals

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Why Choose Us

If selected, the Air Force will pay for you to go to medical school and become an Air Force Doctor! Click the icon above for more information on HPSP.

Are you currently enlisted in the Department of the Air Force? Click the icon above to learn more about ACSP & SOAR.

Texas A&M Offers the Patriot Scholarship to AFROTC Scholarship recipients which will pay for room & board after all other scholarships are applied.

The Corps of Cadets offers multiple scholarships based on merit and financial need. The Murray Scholarship offers the in-state tuition rate to all cadets in the Corps.