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The Detachment 290 Honor Guard is arguably the face of the Flying Wildcats. These cadets represent the detachment all over Lexington. Whether presenting the colors at Football and Basketball Games, assisting in a memorial ceremony for fallen veterans, or teaching young children how to fold...
Detachment 290 has some amazing alumni! We are proud to have commissioned a large number of pilots that are stationed all over our great nation. We also have several Alumni serving overseas as Information Operations Officers, serving at The Pentagon as JAG Officers and spreading to every...
AFROTC Detachment 290 thanks all those who have come to inform our cadets on what it is like in the Active Duty Air Force. These fine men and women over the years have briefed on Enlisted Relations, Joint Relations and everything in between. Whether it is a Staff Sergeant or a General, we...
Detachment 290 is proud to honor the great men and women that have come before us through memorial workouts. We honor Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy and those other members of Operation Red Wings, Those Army Rangers who ran the Mogadishu Mile during Operation Gothic Serpent, and all those who...
Every Year at the University of Kentucky's home football game closet to Veterans Day the cadets of both the Air Force and Army ROTC Programs honor those who have served and do serve by covering Kroger Field in one of the largest American Flags nationwide. During the playing of the national anthem,...
The Detachment was lucky enough to have 3 cadets receive the title of distinguished graduate over the summer. This award is given to cadets who finish in the top 10 percent of their Field Training Encampment. Cadets Chambers, Cassem, and Cross all performed outstandingly and all ended up finishing...
As the semester comes to a close, lets reflect on a few of the memories we've made on the way towards the finish line!
Every year Det 290 concludes our school year with Dining Out. Dining Out is a formal dinner where our cadet and distinguished quests invite their dates to enjoy good food, celebrate cadets' achievements, and say fair well to our commissioning cadets. 
To conclude our 2018 Spring Semester Detachment 290 posed for a Wing wide photo in front of the University of Kentucky's main building! 
In the beginning of April Det 290 took a weekend to get familiar with Andrews Air Force Base and Washington DC! From Air Force 2 to the White House, Det 290 had an amazing opportunity to get to know the Air Force Base where Americas top leaders fly out from and where they live. 
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