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Aerospace Studies
College of Education and Professional Studies
Aerospace Studies
Degree Type:
Minor
Department Contact:

Richard Warr
509-963-2314
richard.warr@cwu.edu

Department Website: http://www.cwu.edu/airforce
Introduction

Established in 1951, the award-winning Air Force ROTC “Cascade Cowboys” develops knowledge, character, and motivation as cadets are commissioned as USAF second lieutenants. Additionally, the nationally ranked Army ROTC “Wildcat Battalion,” founded in 1981 and named for the university’s mascot, produces distinguished military graduates.

Opportunities

• Develop discipline and hone abilities and skills in leadership development, problem solving, professional ethics, and strategic planning, while training to become an officer in the United States Military and a fulfilling civilian career.

• Have your college paid for in part, or fully, through scholarships.

Why this program?

The CWU Air Force program is award winning and nationally regarded. Since 2009, CWU’s Air Force ROTC been named both the No. 1 regional and top national unit in its classification.

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Why Air Force ROTC at CWU?

CWU's Airforce ROTC program is award winning, challenging, demanding, and fulfilling.

ROTC classroom and field training take place both in the classroom and in the field and are mixed with academic studies.

ROTC student benefits include academic counseling and planning assistance, and the opportunity to reside in the ROTC Living/Learning Community.

College is partially or fully funded through scholarships and/or receive a monthly stipend for ROTC students. Try one of our programs during your freshman and sophomore years without a required military commitment.

ROTC students learn to fly a plane—or jump out of one—and get in the best physical shape of your life, master combat techniques, learn about the world, and train for leadership.

Prepare for an exciting career by becoming a military officer.

Connect with Air Force ROTC at CWU

Join ROTC at CWU, the opportunity of a lifetime. What are you waiting for?

Hands-on Learning

Central’s commitment to hands-on learning, discovery and individual attention takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. ROTC students get to network and do what they’re studying in the following real-world professional settings.

Experience Air Force ROTC at CWU

CWU ROTC 100 Miles for 100 Years Run

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of ROTC, Central Washington University’s award-winning Army and Air Force ROTC units sponsored a 100-mile run at Tomlinson Stadium. Even CWU President Jim Gaudino and his wife Katie took part in the run.

Points of Pride

Since 2009, CWU’s Air Force ROTC been named both the No. 1 regional and top national unit in its classification. It was also earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award.

CWU’s cadet corps has led the nation in physical fitness several times, and it has won the Northwest Region Air Force ROTC Standard Bearer Competition, which evaluates the knowledge and skills of cadets.

Take the Next Step to Becoming a Wildcat.

Admissions@cwu.edu