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 Alamo Colleges, Trinity University, UT Health Science Center, 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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Vision 2022 Building Exceptional Officers

Read out detachment vision here.

See what the Best in Blue is up to!

See what it's like to be part of one of the best Detachments in the country. Det 842 is the 11th 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. In 2022, Det 842 earned Southwest Region, Air Force ROTC, and Holm Center team of the year award. 

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UTSA Feature Article: https://www.utsa.edu/today/2023/03/story/rotc-honored-for-commitment-to-community.html



Many Involvement Opportunities for the Cadets!  

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