Command and Control Officer
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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.
- 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.