Air Force ROTC is leadership training program that prepares young men and women to become officers in the United States Air Force while earning a bachelor's degree.
Detachment 207 is located at Saint Louis University and trains cadets from nine area colleges and universities: McKendree University, Lindenwood University, Lindenwood University (Belleville), Southwestern Illinois College, Harris-Stowe State University, University of Missouri St. Louis, Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Webster University and Washington University in St. Louis.
The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps is the largest and oldest sources of commissioned officers for the Air Force, and its mission is to develop quality leaders for the Air Force.
The Air Force ROTC program is designed to recruit, educate and commission officer candidates through college campus programs based on Air Force requirements. Students can attend classes through host or cross-town enrollment programs or consortium agreements.
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Lieutenant Colonel Chad D. McAdams
Commander/Chair of the Department of Aerospace Studies
Lieutenant Colonel Chad D. McAdams is the commander of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Command Detachment 207 at Saint Louis University. He is the senior Air Force officer on campus with dual responsibilities as detachment commander and chairperson of the Department of Aerospace Studies with the academic rank of full professor.
He is responsible for recruiting, training and educating officer candidates from nine universities in two states, and he manages more than $2 million of scholarship, subsistence, and recruiting funds.
Major Kerri A. Rochman
Operations Officer/Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies
Captain John R. Jacob
Operations Flight Commander/Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies
Captain Allen D. Lewis
Education Flight Commander/Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies
Technical Sergeant Coralys Ross
Non-commissioned Officer in Charge of Personnel Management
Staff Sergeant Christopher C. Stevens
Non-commissioned Officer in Charge of Administration Management
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