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Freshman cadets maintain focus under the command of their flight commander as they prepare to march.
American flags are to be retired with dignity and respect when they have become worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled. AFROTC Cadets at Detachment 290 take pride in wearing their Service Dress uniforms to perform a formal flag retirement ceremony. 
16 November, AFROTC Cadets at Det 290 show their casual side and enjoy celebrating Thanksgiving together before they leave for Thanksgiving Break. 
Cadets from Detachments 290 (UK) and 295 (UL) remember and honor those who are prisoners of war or missing in action. On 4 November, they ran 29.0 miles from Buell Armory on UK's campus to the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Frankfort, KY. 

May 8, 2015 - The Spring Joint Commissioning Ceremony (Army and Air Force ROTC programs) took place at Memorial Hall on the University of Kentucky campus. We were fortunate to have one of UK’s distinguished professors, Brigadier General (R) Dwayne Ray Edwards, Professor in the Biosystems and...

Once a year, Detachment 290 invites cadets from the surrounding universities for a fun, competitive sports tournament. This year, we had the University of Miami and the University of Cincinnati come down to campus for sporting events including tug of war, ultimate frisbee, a 5k run, push-ups and...

Each semester, we come up with an engaging activity that uses our Air Force assets to complete some mission. Cadets will form groups of 5-6 cadets or we will do a large exercise with the entire cadet wing. This semester, we challenged our cadets to perform a humanitarian effort using maps and...

Each year, we make a trip to Asbury University to use their Confidence Ropes Course. As officer candidates, we learn about trusting others with your safety and how to build up the courage to do something you might think you aren't able to do. This trip is a lot of fun for the cadets and it...

Air Force ROTC Cadets participated in the annual POW/MIA Run to honor the sacrifices of the nation’s prisoners of war and those still missing in action. ROTC cadets and faculty ran 29 miles — from the UK campus in Lexington to the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Frankfort — on Saturday, Nov...
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