Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
Who sits on a ridge alone outside a hostile city acting as a one-man air traffic controller while at the same time being fully prepared to join the fight if necessary? You do as a Combat Control specialist. Combat Controllers are part of the Air Force's Special Operations team and are FAA-certified air traffic controllers. They operate in remote and sometimes hostile areas helping the Air Force accomplish its mission by directing air traffic and alerting pilots and command of the location of hostile forces on the ground.
After eight-and-a-half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Combat Control (Males Only) technical training:
School locations: Keesler AFB [MS], Lackland AFB [TX], Fairchild AFB [WA], Ft. Benning [GA], Pope AFB [NC]
Length of course: varies
College degree earned: Airway Science
College credits earned: varies