So I was wondering if someone could give me some advice. Both from people who have been through the Academy and people who have went through ROTC or know about it. I have a full tuition AFROTC scholarship and an appointment to the Academy. I know some people would say I'm crazy to consider turning down the Academy, but I want to make the right decision for my personality. I know will get a commission either way and I would like to become a career officer, right now looking at a pilot. I know that the Academy has a benefit as far as pilots slots but what else really makes the four years of hell worth it when I could do AFROTC and come out the same officer and build myself into who I wanted to be and not be built and molded by others. I have a very strong personality and vale free time and being an individual and I questions a lot about what makes the officer, the man or the institution? I think when you get in the Air Force where you got commissioned shouldn't matter, but I don't want to get 10 years down the road in my career and wish I went to the Academy or went AFROTC. What's somebody's opinion on the topic?