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Colorado State University. Armed Forces Science Division


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Records of the Armed Forces Science Division

Identifier: UAFS
Abstract The Armed Forces Science Division was created because the 1862 Morrill Act provided funding for institutions that provided military tactics as a prominent course of instruction. In 1881, a group of students organized into a drill team, and a formal company of 36 cadets organized at Colorado State University. The 1920s were a prominent decade for the Armed Forces Science Division; enrollment in ROTC increased drastically and in 1927, the first Ca-Dettes were introduced. In 1946, an Air Force...
Dates: 1896-1961; Majority of material found within 1914-1943