Meet the Cadre



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 Stohlmann

Major Andrew Stohlmann

Major Stohlmann is supporting AFROTC Det 450 as the Operations Officer.  He is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy and joins the AFROTC detachment staff from the Air National Guard.


Recruiting Flight Commander



This position is vacant - Lt Col Weide currently manages all RFC functions.  Capt Cunningham will arrive to serve in this capacity in February 2015.

NCOIC of Personnel

TSgt Anthony Torres

Technical 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 Information Management & Administration

 SSgt Allen

Staff Sergeant Tara Allen

Staff Sergeant Tara Allen will join AFROTC Detachment 450 in January 2015.  

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 1/23/2015