About Us

Detachment 012
Our detachment is located at Samford University, serves the entire Birmingham area. With students from UAB, Samford University, Miles College, Jefferson State Community College, University of Montevallo, and Birmingham Southern. The "Dirty Dozen" have been completing their mission of recruiting, training, educating, and commissioning the best 2nd lieutenants in the United States Air Force for the past 74 years. With an average freshman class of 20 cadets, Det 012 offers individual instruction and great opportunities to lead. Cadets commissioning from Det 012 have gone on to be pilots, navigators, dieticians, behavioral psychologists, nurses, doctors, dentists, engineers and much more. We have a tradition of excellence and work our hardest to help every cadet succeed in the program. 

If you are interested in joining our team of outstanding future leaders for America's Air Force, learn more at the U.S. Air Force R.O.T.C. Detachment 012, located at Samford University.
U.S. Air Force R.O.T.C. Detachment 012