Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
Calling in an airstrike on just the right target at just the right time can change the tide of battle. Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Specialists imbed with Army and Marine units and do just that. One of the few true front-line combat jobs in the Air Force, TACP Specialists are known for their ability to bring overwhelming firepower to the battlefield in the form of artillery and air strikes. The training is physically, mentally and technically intense as you'll have to be able to operate under any environmental condition alongside some of the military's most elite special operations teams.
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 Tactical Air Control Party Specialist (TACP) (Males Only) technical training:
School locations: Fairchild AFB [WA], Hurlburt Field [FL], Lackland AFB [TX], Ft Benning [GA]
Length of course: varies
College degree earned: Information Systems Technology
College credits earned: 26