Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between GMC and POC?
If I am already in college, can I still join AFROTC?
What scholarships are available?
How much time does AFROTC require?
What are the requirements to be in AFROTC?
What test is used to measure physical fitness? 


What is the difference between GMC and POC?
GMC are the freshmen and sophomores who fill the more followership roles of the Wing while learning leadership, while the POC are the juniors and seniors who hold the leadership roles and lead the Wing

If I am already in college, can I still join AFROTC?
Condensed program tracks are available at the detachment commander's discretion.  Contact us for more information.

 What scholarships are available?
For information about scholarships, please visit www.afrotc.com/scholarships

How much time does AFROTC require?
GMC spend approximately five hours a week, and POC six to seven hours a week.  There are plenty of extra opportunities for more involvement.

What are the requirements to be in AFROTC?
Cadets on scholarship must maintain a 2.5 term GPA, those not on scholarship must maintain a 2.0 term GPA.  Also, cadets must maintain at least 80% attendance to the Aerospace Studies class, Leadership Laboratory and Physical Training.  Class and Leadership Laboratory occur once a week, and cadets must attend Physical Training,which lasts for one hour, twice a week.  Finally, cadets must pass a physical fitness test each semester.

What test is used to measure physical fitness?
The Physical Fitness Assessment(PFA) is the official AFROTC test to measure physical fitness.  It consists of a waist-size measurement, one minute of push-ups, one minute of sit-ups, and a 1.5 mile run.  You must score at least a 75 and be at or over the minimums in every category to pass the test.  Scoring guides can be found here:  MALE  FEMALE

 

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