Det 280 Flying Jayhawks
Welcome to Air Force and Space Force ROTC at the University of Kansas.        
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the office is physically closed. We are still available via electronic means of communication, and please refer to AFROTC.com for further guidance.
We have a great Air Force and Space Force ROTC program here at the University of Kansas. Detachment 280, the Flying Jayhawks, comprises over 100 cadets from the University of Kansas and our cross-town schools which include Baker University, Benedictine College, Donnelly College, Haskell Indian Nations University, Johnson County Community College, Mid America Nazarene University, Ottawa University, Park University, University of Saint Mary and Washburn University. As part of our program, you’ll take part in Air and Space Studies classes, Leadership Laboratory, and Physical Training.  

Announcements
The University of Kansas will award the In-State tuition rate for ALL Air Force and Space Force ROTC cadets that are either on scholarship or contract.
2017 Air Force and Space Force ROTC Team of the Year
2017 Northwest Region Team of the Year
2017 Northwest Region Team of the Quarter (4th Quarter)
2017 Administrative Assistant of the Quarter - Jaime Snyder
Our mission is to Develop Quality Leaders for the Air Force and Space Force and we accomplish this through an integrated training program that combines:
Academics
Physical Fitness
Leadership
Training
Character Development



current as of April 27, 2020

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