Home of the Mighty Ninety

Vision: Cultivate the Future

Mission: Develop and Inspire Resilient Leaders — Professional & Ready

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) at Detachment 90 gives students attending Colorado State University, University of Northern Colorado, Front Range Community College, and Aims Community College the opportunity to commission as an Officer in the U.S. Air Force or U.S. Space Force. Recognized as one of the top AFROTC Detachments in the Country, Detachment 90 has been awarded “Best Large Detachment in the Nation” in 2019 and 2021. While pursuing academic degrees, AFROTC cadets are provided numerous opportunities to explore the multitude of career fields available in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force.

Commander's Welcome


National award-winning Air Force ROTC Detachment 090 welcomes you!

As a prospective cadet, you are taking the first steps in preparing to commission as a Second Lieutenant in the world’s greatest Air Force and Space Force. Our mission is to develop and inspire resilient leaders – professional and ready; and your positive and purposeful experience in our program will be both challenging and rewarding. Please take time to explore our website. It contains valuable information that will jumpstart your journey. 

The cadre and cadets of Detachment 090 look forward to working with you as you train to become a future officer in the United States Air Force and Space Force.

Aim High…Fly-Fight-Win!

Detachment 90 Spotlight

Interested in Joining as a Cadet? 

Phone: (970) 491-6476 Email:


Need to Contact the Cadre Team?

Phone: (970) 491-6964 Email:

Current as of January 2023