Developing leaders of character that are disciplined, resilient and prepared for the future.
Colorado School of Mines (Company B) is part of the thirteen-school Army Buffalo Battalion, with The University of Colorado at Boulder being the host school. All Colorado School of Mines Army ROTC classes are taught on the Mines campus. Explore the exciting Army careers that are offered to our future leaders!
LTC Mark Van Gelder
Professor of Military Science
Instructor MS IV
MAJ Aaron Smith
Senior Assistant PMS / Department Head
Instructor MS III
MAJ Megan Hjelmstad
Instructor MS I
CPT Kevin Pace
Assistant PMS, Instructor MSII
SFC Josh Nearhoof
Military Instructor MS I
Army and Air Force
Mines ROTC University Liaison
The Golden Buffalo Battalion develops leaders of character ready to influence others in a complex operating environment through professionalism, dedication, and teamwork while preserving a legacy of excellence and lifelong service to community.
Interested in enrolling in Army ROTC at Mines? Email us at email@example.com or call 303-273-3380.
- Learn more about Army ROTC Golden Buffalo Battalion – host school, University of Colorado at Boulder
- Army ROTC scholarships
- Army ROTC course curriculum
- Colorado School of Mines Army ROTC on Facebook
- Buffalo Battalion two-time winner of MacArthur Award
- Read the battalion’s latest newsletter
Want to enroll in Army ROTC at Mines?
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-273-3380
AFROTC Det 105
Home of the Thunderchiefs
Air Force Detachment 105, consists of thirteen metro area schools, with The University of Colorado at Boulder serving as the Detachment Host. Some Air Force ROTC classes are taught on the Mines campus, and the entire detachment gathers at UCB for weekly Lead Labs. Explore the exciting Air Force careers that are available!
Wish to enroll in Air Force ROTC at Colorado School of Mines? Contact us at 303-273-3380 or contact the detachment recruiting officer at 303-735-4720. Check the Detachment 105 Web Page for enrollment paperwork.
- Learn more about Air Force ROTC Detachment 105 – host school, University of Colorado at Boulder
- Aerospace studies classes
- Air Force ROTC scholarships
Want to enroll in Air Force ROTC at Mines?
- Contact us at 303-273-3380
- Contact the detachment recruiting officer at 303-735-4720
- Visit the Air Force ROTC Detachment 105’s website for enrollment paperwork