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Command and Control Officer


Minimum Education Requirement:
bachelor's degree


college graduateofficernontechnicalbusiness, operations & administration

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Command and Control Officer

Career Description

Possessing the most advanced aircraft fleet in the world means nothing if it can't get off the ground. That's where Command and Control Officers come in. They manage all airfield operations, including air traffic control, airfield management, base operations and inspections. Quick thinking and communication skills are a must as Command and Control Officers maintain close communication with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in order to coordinate airfield activities. As experts in their field, these officers also help plan and execute simulations that test unit readiness and provide training that ensures personnel meet performance standards.

Career Tasks

  • Negotiate and coordinate changes affecting airfield operations
  • Maintain close liaison with the FAA
  • Perform research, testing and evaluation for airfield operations systems
  • Develop, modify and evaluate airfield operations systems

Relevant Interests & Skills

You might like this position if you have interests in these areas:

  • Business, Operations and Administration

Becoming an Officer

To become an Officer in the Air Force, you'll enter a rigorous nine-week Officer Training School that will challenge you physically and mentally while preparing you to be a leader.