Air Force ROTC

Keep climbing

Wright State alumnus’ Air Force ROTC experience prepared him to excite and inspire

For the past two years, Maj. Jake “Primo” Impellizzeri has performed dangerous and gravity-defying maneuvers in over 80 airshows per year as a pilot for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Continue reading

Wright State helps connect area veterans to support services during annual Vets Moving Forward event

Military veterans and their families were able to connect with employers and service organizations at the Vets Moving Forward event at Wright State University. Continue reading

Boots on the ground

Wright State welcomes veterans and first responders spreading the meaning of Memorial Day and honoring fallen heroes

For the third consecutive year, Wright State welcomed Carry the Load hikers who are honoring first responders and military personnel who have died in the line of duty. Continue reading

Cadet careers

A unique career fair gives Wright State Air Force cadets an opportunity to plan their future

Wright State University Air Force ROTC cadets learned about career opportunities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base during a special career fair in the Student Union Atrium on Feb. 23. Continue reading

Color competition

Wright State hosts the Civil Air Patrol National Cadet Competition to test the best cadets in the country

Almost 100 cadets on 16 teams from all around the country descended on Wright State for the National Cadet Competition. Continue reading

Get connected

Wright State University hosts multi-dimensional event to support veterans

Military veterans and their families connected with Dayton area employers and service organizations at the Vets Moving Forward event at Wright State University Continue reading

Wright State honored by State of Ohio for its support for military-connected students

Wright State was named a Collegiate Purple Star campus for creating a supportive and inclusive environment for military-connected students. Continue reading

Millett Hall room honoring late Air Force Capt. Kevin M. Maguire rededicated

Kevin Maguire’s family also established a memorial scholarship at Wright State to support students enrolled in the Air Force ROTC program. Continue reading

Fisher/Nightingale Houses to benefit from Wright State’s virtual Red, White and Run

Fisher/Nightingale Houses, which support military veterans and their families, will benefit from the proceeds of the virtual Red, White and Run 5K hosted by Wright State University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 643. Continue reading

Aiming high

Wright State junior Kathryn Fiske’s story about success, failure and finding her true passions

Kathryn Fiske, a crime and justice studies major and Air Force ROTC cadet, learned to manage her interests, studies and life so she could thrive at Wright State. Continue reading