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CWU Programs

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Lt. Colonel Joel C. Hearn, USAF
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Established in 1951, the award-winning Air Force ROTC “Cascade Cowboys” develops knowledge, character, and motivation as cadets are commissioned as second lieutenants in the Air and Space Forces.


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 Air and Space Force. Have your college paid for in part, or fully, through scholarships.

Why this program 

The CWU Air Force ROTC 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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Mark L. Meier, Lt Col, USAF
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ROTC, aerosopace, flight, military, academy, Air Force ROTC

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