Commander’s Note

Seal that says Department of the Air Force

Welcome to Detachment 855, the Air Force ROTC Program at Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University—where your journey to becoming a leader of character begins. Joining our Detachment is not just about preparing for a career in the Air Force or Space Force; it’s about personal growth, building confidence, and embracing the core values that define exceptional leadership. As part of Detachment 855, you will immerse yourself in a culture of honor, commitment, and dedication, gaining insights into the Air Force and Space Force Core Values that are the bedrock of U.S. Military service.

We are committed to equipping you with the skills necessary not only for military leadership but for success in every facet of life. You’ll find yourself surrounded by a community that fosters camaraderie, selflessness, integrity, and respect for all—qualities that will serve you well in any endeavor. 

If you are ready to Aim High and believe you have what it takes to contribute to the enduring legacy of alumni from Det 855 that served proudly in the Air Force and Space Force, we encourage you to take the next step. Give us a call, and let the journey begin. Your adventure in leadership, service, and personal development awaits. Welcome to the program! 

Colonel Jonathan M. Creer 
Commander, Detachment 855
Professor of Aerospace Studies