Detachment 560 Bronx Bombers - USMMA Air Force Interest Application

Thank you for your interest in joining the United States Air Force. The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win-in air, space and cyberspace. We will recruit, train and retain America's best young men and women to provide global vigilance, reach and power to our nation in the 21st century. We will command and lead effectively at all levels-with decisiveness and concern for our people. We'll provide an environment that encourages all our people to achieve personal and professional excellence, taking pride in being part of the aerospace force that is respected the world over.

We look forward to having you part of our application and admission process. In addition here are few of the key Incentives of our program:

Application Process

To be considered for an Air Force contract and commission, an applicant must complete all of the requirements listed below. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to work around sea duty and academy requirements. Follow Steps 1-5 to be considered.

Requirements to Contract

Step 1: Submit Air Force Interest Form

Click the button below to complete the Air Force Interest Form:


All applicants will be added to a distro list and be contacted on all of the Air Force opportunities open to service academy midshipmen. Please continue to work on Steps 2-4 in order to be considered.

Step 2: Submit Documents

Click the button below to download the Air Force ROTC Application Packet:


For USMMA Registration Instructions Click Here

All documents MUST be hand-submitted to the following:

Email or contact at (718) 862-7201 to coordinate drop-off. You can also mail in the application to:

ATTN: TSgt Jeremy Brown / SSgt Ulan Hawthorne
3825 Corlear Ave Leo 246
Riverdale NY, 10463

Please contact TSgt Brown or SSgt Hawthorne if you decide to mail in the application.

Step 3: Schedule/Take Qualifying Test

Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA)

The assessment components are comprised of the following:

  • Abdominal circumference measurements

  • Aerobic component evaluated by the 1.5-mile timed run

  • Muscular fitness component evaluated by the number of push-up and sit-ups completed within one minute

Required for all officers candidates--must accomplish each term until graduation.

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Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)

  • The AFOQT measures aptitudes used to select candidates for officer commissioning programs and specific commissioned officer training programs

  • The AFOQT consists of 12 subtests. Subtest scores are combined to generate composite scores used to help predict success in certain types of Air Force training programs

Required for all officers candidates.

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AFOQT Pamphlet


Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS)

  • The TBAS is a computerized psychomotor, spatial ability, and multi-tasking test battery

  • It is used as a tool for the selection of United States Air Force pilot and RPA pilot candidates

  • TBAS scores are combined with the candidate's Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) Pilot composite and flying hours to produce a Pilot Candidate Selection Method (PCSM) score

  • The PCSM score provides a measure of a candidate's aptitude for pilot and RPA pilot training

Required for only candidates pursing Pilot or RPA pilot slots

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Step 4: Apply For Conditional Release

Directions: Click Here to download and complete the AF 368 Form with Air Force Liaison Officer and work with USMMA to sign and coordinate for approval. Once the conditional release is signed by USMMA you are clear to contract into the Air Force and compete for boards.

Step 5: Compete For Boards

Once you meet all pre-requisites you will be cleared to apply for the following boards:

Rated Careers

Primary Rated Board
  • Pilot, CSO, RPA, ABM
  • Jan/Feb of Junior Year

Supplemental Rated Board
  • Pilot, CSO, RPA, ABM
  • Aug/Sept of Senior Year

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Line Officer Careers

  • Process Starts in Apr/May of Junior Year

  • Notification is Nov of Senior Year

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Battlefield Airmen Careers

Air Liaison Officer
  • Fall & Spring Phase 1/2 Applications Each Year

Special Tactics
  • Fall & Spring Phase 1/2 Applications Each Year

Combat Rescue Officer
  • Fall & Spring Phase 1/2 Applications Each Year