Records of the Air Force ROTC Program

University Archives #UA25-15

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Records of the Air Force ROTC Program
    Creator:
    Repository: East Carolina University Archives
    Language: English
    Abstract: The ROTC programs began on campus in 1948 when the Department of Defense authorized the creation of East Carolina Detachment 600. The program trained cadets in fields that prepared them for careers in the United States Air Force. This collection includes correspondence, commissions, press releases, and publications related to the Air Force ROTC program.
    Extent: 11.0 Linear feet,
  • Description
     

    Collection contains press releases, correspondence, recruitment literature, and some photographs detailing the history of the United States Air Force ROTC program at East Carolina.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Detachment 600 of the Air Force ROTC program was established at then East Carolina College in 1948. Lt. Col. William Brown served as the first commander. During the 1948-49 school year, a Cadet Club and Rifle Team were organized along with the inaugural Military Ball at East Carolina. The first commissioning ceremony in 1950 involved 30 cadets. The program was initially housed in the Old Austin building before moving into the Whichard Building in 1968. It is currently housed on the 3rd floor of the Wright Building. Classroom instruction is provided by active duty personnel and awards scholarships to many of the cadets.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

    Copyright Notice

    Property rights and copyright reside with East Carolina University. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item Description and date]. Records of Air Force ROTC. UA25-15. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Container List

  • Administrative
     
    Unit Code of Operations, 1976
    Self Study, 1971-1975
    Annual Reports, 1963-1980
    Annual Reports, 1980-1983
    Annual reports, 1985-1992
    Correspondence, 2003-2006
    ROTC Program Memos, 1955, unknown
    Senior Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps Detachment, 1991
    Flight Instruction Program, 1969
    Detachment History, 1980
    Detachment History, 1997
    Alumni Biographies
    Cameron, Hugh biography, 2000
    Duncan, Charles (Steve) Biography
    North, Gary Biography, 2001
    Public Affairs, 1993-1994
    Public Affairs, 1994-1995
    Public Affairs, 1995-1996
    Public Affairs, 1996-1997
    Public Affairs, 1997-1998
    Public Affairs, 1998-1999
    Public Affairs, 1999-2000
    Commissioning Ceremony Programs, 1977-1984
    Commissions, 1965-1983
  • Publications
     
    Cadet Handbook, 1992
    Cadet Handbook
    Commandant's Handbook, 1996-1998
    Newsletters, 1955, 1961-1966
    Newsletters, 2008-2009
    Brochures, Programs, Flyers
  • Press Releases and Clippings
     
    Clippings
    Clippings
    Clippings
    Clippings
    Press Releases, 1948-1959
    Press Releases, 1960-1962
    Press Releases, 1963-1964
    Press Releases, 1965-1966
    Press Releases, 1967-1969
    Press Releases, 1970-1972
    Press Releases, 1973-1975
    Press Releases, 1976-1978
    Press Releases, 1979-1982, undated
    Drill Team Press Releases, 1961-1967
  • Scrapbooks
     
    Scrapbook, 1992-1997
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, Spring 2002
    Scrapbook, Fall 2002
    Scrapbook, Fall 2003
    Scrapbook, Fall 2004
    Scrapbook, Spring 2005
    Scrapbook, Fall 2005
    Scrapbook, Spring 2006
    Scrapbook, Fall 2006
    Scrapbook, 2015-2016
    Scrapbook, 1980s-1990s
    Scrapbook, 1970s
    Scrapbook, 2000s
    Scrapbook, 1950s
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, 2002
    Scrapbook
    Scrapbook
    Scrapbook, 1956-1974
    Scrapbook, 1959-1965

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Container List

  • Administrative
     
    Unit Code of Operations, 1976
    Self Study, 1971-1975
    Annual Reports, 1963-1980
    Annual Reports, 1980-1983
    Annual reports, 1985-1992
    Correspondence, 2003-2006
    ROTC Program Memos, 1955, unknown
    Senior Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps Detachment, 1991
    Flight Instruction Program, 1969
    Detachment History, 1980
    Detachment History, 1997
    Alumni Biographies
    Cameron, Hugh biography, 2000
    Duncan, Charles (Steve) Biography
    North, Gary Biography, 2001
    Public Affairs, 1993-1994
    Public Affairs, 1994-1995
    Public Affairs, 1995-1996
    Public Affairs, 1996-1997
    Public Affairs, 1997-1998
    Public Affairs, 1998-1999
    Public Affairs, 1999-2000
    Commissioning Ceremony Programs, 1977-1984
    Commissions, 1965-1983
  • Publications
     
    Cadet Handbook, 1992
    Cadet Handbook
    Commandant's Handbook, 1996-1998
    Newsletters, 1955, 1961-1966
    Newsletters, 2008-2009
    Brochures, Programs, Flyers
  • Press Releases and Clippings
     
    Clippings
    Clippings
    Clippings
    Clippings
    Press Releases, 1948-1959
    Press Releases, 1960-1962
    Press Releases, 1963-1964
    Press Releases, 1965-1966
    Press Releases, 1967-1969
    Press Releases, 1970-1972
    Press Releases, 1973-1975
    Press Releases, 1976-1978
    Press Releases, 1979-1982, undated
    Drill Team Press Releases, 1961-1967
  • Scrapbooks
     
    Scrapbook, 1992-1997
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, Spring 2002
    Scrapbook, Fall 2002
    Scrapbook, Fall 2003
    Scrapbook, Fall 2004
    Scrapbook, Spring 2005
    Scrapbook, Fall 2005
    Scrapbook, Spring 2006
    Scrapbook, Fall 2006
    Scrapbook, 2015-2016
    Scrapbook, 1980s-1990s
    Scrapbook, 1970s
    Scrapbook, 2000s
    Scrapbook, 1950s
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, 1990s
    Scrapbook, 2002
    Scrapbook
    Scrapbook
    Scrapbook, 1956-1974
    Scrapbook, 1959-1965


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