Helicopters, SABCs, and More

We end our ninth week of ROTC for the semester the cadets continue to learn and grow. This week a special operations Colonel stopped by, the cadets showed their skills with SABCs during their weekly leadership laboratory, and our Blue Knights performed reveille at 0700 this morning. Thursday morning special a operations Colonel stopped by…
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GMC Takeover

Tonight marks the end of GMC Takeover. GMC (General Military Course) Takeover is a week where the second years learn what it is like to run the Detachment. They plan, coordinate, and keep the discipline. It is also the greatest week of the year for the upperclassmen to mess around. Their games are serious though, they…
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Senior NCO Panel and Dining Out

  This week ended quickly with the Senior NCO Panel and Dining Out! On Thursday we were greeted by four Chief Master Sergeants who gave advice to our future Second Lieutenants. They watched and critiqued the GMC while they performed group leadership projects. They also helped the POC preform mock counseling sessions. Their advice was on…
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Water Survival and Career Day

    Detachment 505 had a successful sixth week of the Spring 2017 semester, it started off with high intensity water survival training and ended with a exciting day learning about all the options that the Air Force has to offer. AFROTC Detachment 505 had  several cadets attend a Joint Combat Water Survival Training (CWST),…
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Morale Cookout

As this semester nears its end, the detachment held its last morale event, offering cadets an opportunity to unwind and have fun before they begin to ramp up their studying efforts in preparation for final exams. Morale events, which are held on a monthly basis, are run by the cadets and for the cadets. They…
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Fall 2016 A Mountain Run

At Leadership Laboratory 13 on 10 November 2016 the cadets of Detachment 505 completed this semester’s semiannual A Mountain run. This run went remarkably well with no cadets falling out on the steep ascent to the top of A Mountain. Reaching the peak first was cadre member Captain Vetri followed by Cadet Third Class Hernandez…
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Honor Flight Send-off

The cadets of Detachment 505 returned this year to show their respect and admiration for the those who served before them at the Honor Flight send off on September 30th at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. Over 30 cadets were in attendance to honor veterans that fought for our country. This was an excellent…
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Cadet Flights Clash in Competition Day

Phoenix, Sentinel, Spectre battle it out for Wing Supremacy 20 Oct 2016 – Det 505’s three cadet flights went head-to-head in numerous physical events for a chance to gain the advantage in the Warrior Flight competition. For three hours, flights engaged in log carries, tire flipping, tug-of-war, pushup and situp competitions, a 6″ leg hold,…
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Big Recruiting Day at Canutillo HS

Big Recruiting Day at Canutillo High School! On 19 May, six cadets, one 2d Lt, and one cadre member all travelled to Canutillo High School for the school’s annual Career Day. After three hours of discussions and offering valuable information on the benefits and opportunities of Air Force ROTC, the team managed to pull in…
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Spring 2016 Recap

Please enjoy the end of semester Detachment 505 Slideshow showcasing all the hard work and exciting training cadets in NMSU AFROTC took part in!

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