Welcome to AFROTC Detachment 842 - our nation's premier detachment! We are a large, diversified, active and award-winning detachment focused on building the next generation of Air Force and Space Force officers.

Our detachment accepts students from across the San Antonio area including the Alamo Colleges District, Trinity University, UT Health San Antonio, Our Lady of the Lake University, University of the Incarnate Word, St. Mary's University, Texas A&M University – San Antonio, and Schreiner University.

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Building Exceptional Officers


Begin Your Journey with the Best in Blue!  



Det 842 is the 7th largest Air Force ROTC detachment in the nation. The cadre and cadets are the best of the best and continuously recognized at the national level. 

Contact us at 210-458-4624 or by email: AirForce.ROTCDet842@utsa.edu, if you have any questions or would like to stop by for a visit. 


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Many Involvement Opportunities for the Cadets!  


Detachment 842 supports UTSA at campus events, has many cadet led organizations, and provides cadets with outreach/volunteer opportunities throughout the year.