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I am an American Airman.
I am a Warrior.
I have answered my Nation's call.
I am an American Airman.
My mission is to Fly, Fight, and Win.
I am faithful to a Proud Heritage,
A Tradition of Honor,
And a Legacy of Valor.
I am an American Airman.
Guardian of Freedom and Justice,
My Nation's Sword and Shield,
Its Sentry and Avenger.
I defend my Country with my Life.
I am an American Airman.
Wingman, Leader, Warrior.
I will never leave an Airman behind,
I will never falter,
And I will not fail.

New Cadet Information

**ALL new cadets must go to, create an account and complete the application.

Registering for classes:
As an incoming cadet you must ensure you have registered for the proper classes, a simple way to determine this is identifying what level of cadet you will be entering our program as:

AS100:  You are a new freshman and will take 4 or more years to complete your degree

Register for:
AERO1100 Intro to the Air Force
AERO1101 Leadership Laboratory

AS250:  You have already completed some college and will take 3 more years to complete your degree

Register for:
AERO1100 Intro to the Air Force
AERO2200 Evolution USAF Air Space Power
AERO2201 Leadership Laboratory

*NOTE: AS250’s will need an override by Mrs Rehm, the Detachment secretary, to register for all three of these classes.  Please call her at 252-328-6597.  You will need to know your Banner ID when you call.

If you are two years or less from completing your degree please contact the detachment to discuss your options. 

Orientation Day 2017
Date: Friday August 18th, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (The end time is approximate)
Location: Rivers Building Room 102Link to ECU Map

-- How you should dress
New cadets will wear khaki pants, a black belt, and polo shirt (dark blue, ECU Purple, or black).

-- Required Documentation to bring to Orientation
You MUST bring the following documents to new cadet orientation:
1. Original or true certified copy with seal birth certificate(no photo copies)
2. Original social security card (no photo copies)
3. Completed Form 28 pre-participatory sports signed by your Dr within the last 12 months
4. Voided check to your individual bank account

If applicable:
5. Copy of completed DoDMERB or MEPS physical
6. Copy of AFOQT (Air Force Officer Qualifying Test) scores
7. DD214

Males, if you have not registered for the selective service, you must accomplish that prior to orientation.

-- What else should your bring?

Pen and Paper

-- Lunch

Lunch will be provided by the Cadet Wing

-- Parents
Parents are welcome to attend, however the information is directed towards the cadets. In the past, those parents that have attended typically leave after the first hour.

--Orientation Day Schedule of Events
The morning will consist of several briefings from cadre and your cadet wing leadership. Completing paperwork and meeting members of your cadet wing leadership. After lunch, we will move over to the Detachment where we will process the documents you are required to bring, take your picture and give you time to ask questions of current cadets. The end of orientation will be dictated by how many cadets we have and how organized you are.


Residence Hall Move in for First Year Cadets
You must be available for the Air Force ROTC Orientation on the Friday before class starts.

The phone number to Campus Living is 252-328-4663
The website is
The email address is

1) Review the move in schedule for your residence hall.
2) Make plans to move into your residence hall on a day other than Friday.
3) If you are scheduled for a Friday ONLY move in you must contact CAMPUS LIVING and identify yourself as an Air Force ROTC cadet to receive instructions FROM CAMPUS LIVING to confirm an early move in date.

If you cannot secure a date other than AFROTC Orientation Day from CAMPUS LIVING, then call the detachment for assistance 252-328-6597.

Packing List
Air Force ROTC Packing List: This list contains both required and recommended items you should bring to college with you for our program.  Other than being properly dressed for Orientation Day, you are not required to bring all these items to AFROTC Orientation Day.