Welcome to Air Force and Space Force ROTC at the University of Kansas

Air Force ROTC Cadre and Cadets

We have a great Air Force and Space Force ROTC program here at the University of Kansas. Detachment 280, the Flying Jayhawks, comprises over 50 cadets who are full-time students 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.  

Six members of the KU Cadre





For information about AFROTC, send email to Captain Peter Gordon at:



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For AFROTC recruiting information inquiries email Capt Peter Gordon:   peter.gordon@ku.edu                                                                                                          DIRECTORY: 

Sergeant Lowe: 785-864-1212

Captain Gordon: 785-864-1216

Major Leclerc : 785-864-1215







Email: afrotc@ku.edu 
Phone: 785-864-4676