AFROTC Standards
C/Lt Col Dean Daly
Inspector General
Reference:AFROTCI 36-2008, AFI 36-2903
Overview
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Academic Standards
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Physical Training Standards
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Attendance Policy
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Dress and Appearance
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Standards
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Academic Standards
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Scholarship cadets must achieve a
cumulative and term GPA of at least 2.5
Contracted Non-scholarship cadets must
maintain a cumulative and term GPA of at
least 2.0
Must be enrolled as a full time student
Must earn at least a C- in all Aerospace
Studies classes
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Physical Training Standards
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Must pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) with
a minimum score of 75
3 Events and a waist measurement
Event
Male
Max/Min
62/33
Female
Max/Min
42/18
Sit-ups
55/40
51/35
1.5 Mile Run
9:36/
12:30
11:06/
14:30
Push-ups
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Attendance
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Cadets must attend at least 80% of
Leadership Laboratory, Physical Training,
and Aerospace Studies classes
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Uniform Wear
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All Leadership Laboratory days until COB
1630
Any official AFROTC Physical Training
session
All Aerospace Studies classes
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Male Grooming Standards
-Hair
will have a tapered appearance and not touch
ears.
-Hair will not exceed 1.25 inches in bulk or ¼ inch at
the termination point.
-If hair is dyed, color must appear natural and be
uniformly distributed.
-Also permitted: High and Tight or cleanly shaven
head.
-Sideburns must be trimmed and tapered and not
extend past the lowest part of the exterior ear
opening.
-Neatly trimmed mustaches are permitted.
-Must be cleanly shaven. (exception: medical waiver)
Female Grooming Standards
-Hair
will be clean and neatly arranged, long hair will
have no loose ends.
-Hair will not exceed three inches in bulk.
-If hair is dyed, color must appear natural and be
.uniformly distributed.
-Hair will not be worn in any style which falls below
the bottom edge of the collar while in uniform.
-Pins, combs, or barrettes that match the natural color
of the hair are permitted.
-Decorative hair ornaments are not permitted.
-Female cadets exercising in the PTU may wear their
hair free of pins or other accessories normally
required to meet uniform standards.
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Accessories
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Up to three rings are permitted at any time, conservative in nature.
Wedding and engagement ring sets count as one ring. No thumb
rings are permitted.
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Cadets may wear one conservative watch and one conservative
colored bracelet (silver, gray, black, medium to dark blue, medium to
dark shades of brown, including POW/MIA bracelets or medical
bracelets) that does not detract from a proper military image, and is
not wider than half an inch. Only one bracelet or watch may be worn
on each wrist. Bracelets that support a cause, philosophy, individual
or group are not authorized.
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Necklaces are permitted but must not be visible, conservative in
nature.
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Tattoos must not cover more than one quarter of the exposed area
or they must be covered.
Accessories (cont)
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Males: no piercing or cosmetics
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Females:
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Cosmetics will be conservative and in good taste.
One nail polish color may be worn, provided the nails
are well-groomed and the color is conservative, will
not contrast with complexion or uniform. No
ornamentation will be worn on the nails. French
manicures are allowed. Nail length will not exceed
one quarter inch from finger tip.
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Earrings may be worn by female cadets if they are
small and conservative. They must be white pearl,
gold, silver, black, or diamond, and be spherical in
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shape (studs). One earring per ear.
PTU
Requirements
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Air Force gray and blue PT uniform items.
(shorts, T-shirts, and sweats)
• Pick up from uniform room ASAP
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If you don’t have AF PTU’s wear appropriate
civilian attire. (i.e. black or blue solid color shorts,
T- shirt, and sweats)
Must wear white socks with PTUs, small
conservative logos are permitted.
Shirt must be tucked into shorts.
PTUs will not be worn outside of physical training
environment or mixed with other uniforms
Reflective belts will be required when issued.
Spandex or leggings under PTU shorts are
authorized
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PTU
Sweats Requirements
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The sweat shirt and sweat pants may be
worn together or separately with the
grey/blue style T-shirt and shorts.
The sweat shirt will not be worn without
the T-shirt underneath. The sweat pants
will not be worn without the shorts
underneath.
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Short Sleeve Blues
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Shoes must be polished, GMC cadets are
not permitted to wear pre-shine (corfram)
shoes.
Socks must be black.
Pants must be clean, free of strings, and
pressed.
Shirt must be wrinkle free, no strings, no
military creases; Creases only on sleeves.
White v-neck t-shirts are required beneath
blue shirt.
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SS Blues Accessories
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Belt must be worn.
Gig line (demonstrated)
Blue, plastic nametag is centered over right
pocket for males, centered horizontally and
between 2nd and 3rd button for females.
GMC ranks will be worn with lines intersecting
behind you.
Proper flight cap wear. (demonstrated)
Flight cap may be stored under belt on left side
aligned with top of belt, cap opening to the rear.
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Cell Phones
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Cell phones will not be visible during
official training or in formation.
Cadets will not walk in uniform while
using cell phone or hands-free devices.
Cadets may wear one cell phone on belt or
carry in left hand.
Phone on belt must be black or in black
case, conservative in nature.
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Book Bags
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Book bags (solid dark blue or solid black in color) are
authorized for wear with any uniform.
If wearing a book bag with the uniform, the bag should
present an acceptable appearance and be in good
condition.
Book bags may be worn over both of the cadet’s
shoulders on the university campus only.
Book bags will be worn only on the left shoulder when
off-campus and on military installations.
Book bags that are not solid dark blue or solid black in
color must be carried in the left hand.
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Summary
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Academic Standards
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Physical Training Standards
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Attendance Policy
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Dress and Appearance
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