All COT/RCOT trainees MUST report to training in conservative civilian clothes. Uniforms are not authorized for wear the day of your arrival. Upon arrival and throughout training, all trainees will be expected to adhere to the dress & appearance standards defined in AFI 36-2903. Click here to review.
COLD WEATHER GEAR (OCTOBER - MARCH CLASSES)
Trainees should plan accordingly and should strongly consider purchasing the optional cold-weather uniform accessories if attending COT/RCOT classes during the months of October-March. Optional items include, but are not limited to those found in AFI 36-2903. Click here for a summary of the optional cold weather accessories.
Male and female trainees should arrive with haircuts adhering to AFI 36-2903 standards. Refer to pages 16 - 18 in the link above.
Males should arrive clean shaven. Facial hair is not authorized during training.
Eyeglasses/contacts worn at OTS must comply with the standards described in AFI 36-2903. Click on the link above and review paragraph 6.3.2 for eyeglass/contact lens wear. You are allowed to wear contact lenses during training, however, there are some field events that DO NOT allow the wear of contact lenses. Please make sure you have a suitable pair of eyeglasses, with eyeglass straps, for these events.
Transition lenses are not authorized in formation. Ensure you bring a pair of transition free glasses with you to training.
Throughout the duration of your training you will be required to wear Blues, ABUs or PT gear unless you are exercising off-campus privileges on the weekend. You should bring a couple of changes of conservative civilian attire for attending flight dinners and outings with your classmates.
For JROTC related questions please call Comm (334) 953-7513
For OTS - AMS related questions please call Comm (334) 953-8424
For OTS - BOT related questions please call Comm (334) 953-9675
For OTS - COT/RCOT related questions please call Comm (334) 953-0349
For those interested in attending BOT or COT, please utilize www.airforce.com to locate a recruiter in your area.
If you are having problems contacting a recruiter or have questions regarding what a recruiter has provided you, please contact 1-800-423-USAF(8723).
For ROTC and BOT Enlisted related questions please call your local Education Office. Not going through your local Education Office can prevent acceptance into a ROTC/BOT program.
For all other ROTC related questions please call AFROTC Recruiting at 1 (866) 4AFROTC