Meet the Cadre


  Detachment 450 Cadre - 14 May 2014


Lt Col Weide

Lieutenant Colonel David L. Weide

Lieutenant Colonel David L. Weide is the Commander of Air Force ROTC Detachment 450 and Professor and Department Chair of Aerospace Studies at the Montana State University (MSU). He is responsible for the all detachment and cadet programs including the recruiting, training and commissioning of all AFROTC cadets on the MSU campus. Lt Col Weide also instructs the AS400 senior-level course on National Security Strategy, Active Duty Preparation and the AS200 sophomore-level course on Air Power History.

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Operations Officer

Maj Klumpp

Major William Klumpp

Major William Klumpp is the Operations Officer at Detachment 450.  He is responsible for motivating and training cadets as prospective Air Force Officers. He acts as a liaison between the unit commander and the cadet corps and directs and supervises all leadership laboratories, corps military training and field training preparation activities. Maj Klumpp also instructs a junior-level course on Leadership and Management.

Recruiting Flight Commander


Major Darrel DeLeon 

Major DeLeon arrived at AFROTC Det 450 on 10 July 2014.  His biography and photo will be posted when available.

NCOIC of Personnel

TSgt Anthony Torres

Technical Sergeant Anthony Torres

Technical Sergeant Anthony Torres is the NCOIC of Personnel Operations at Detachment 450. His responsibilities include, but not limited to, managing cadet life-cycle personnel actions such as records, medical/physicals, enlistments, categorization and commissioning.

NCOIC of Knowledge Operations Management



 This position is vacant - TSgt Torres currently manages all KOM functions.  

Department Liaison

 Mr. VanHorn

Mr. William Van Horn 

Mr. William Van Horn is the Department Liaison at Detachment 450.  He is involved in day-to-day office management of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps and Montana State University business as well as academic support to the students in the program and the department staff.


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Last updated 5/02/2014