The Arnold Air Society has adopted as its mission four inter-related objectives to enhance AFROTC and the USAFA programs, as well as the US Air Force's image to the community. The objectives, and how they are fulfilled, follow.

1. Objective: to create a more efficient relationship among AFROTC officer candidates. Encourage increased communications with other source candidates, USAF officers, and leaders in national defense, government, and industrial activities.

Function: Provide leadership opportunities for greater interaction among AFROTC officer candidates. Encourage increased communications with other source candidates, USAF officers, and leaders in national defense, government, and industrial activities.

2. Objective: To aid in the development of effective Air Force officers.

Function: Provide expanded opportunities for Air Force officer candidates to exercise leadership, management, organizational, and public relations skills.

3. Objective: To further the purpose, traditions and concepts of the USAF.

Function: Provide opportunities for officer candidates to participate in campus and community activities, demonstrating the close interrelationship between civilian and military institutions.

4. Objective: To accomplish these through serving the community.

Function: Providing officer candidates with the opportunities to expand their skills while serving the community.

Motivation towards a successful and profitable AFROTC career is the all important objective.