AIR BATTLE MANAGER
ENACTING EVERY BATTLE PLAN
During air combat, there are no small decisions. And in the U.S. Air Force, each crucial choice falls to the Air Battle Managers. Utilizing strategy, experience and an intimate knowledge of aircraft, weapons and surveillance, they use everything at their disposal to control the outcome of an air battle. A job demanding composure, confidence and decisiveness, an air operation’s success depends on the plans implemented by these accomplished experts.
- Plan, prepare and execute theater air operations
- Analyze national defense strategy and apply accordingly to battle strategy
- Develop and conduct flying and simulation exercises
- Conduct, manage, evaluate and improve unit training and readiness
- Create operational policies by supervising mission-specific training
- Knowledge of theory of flight, weapons control fundamentals, joint mission tactics and flying directives
- Qualification for a Flying Class III physical
- Completion of a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
- Completion of Officer Training School (OTS), Air Force Academy (AFA) or Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
- Must have begun pilot training between the ages of 18 and 33
Air Force Reserve Only
For more information on how to attend Undergraduate Flying Training, please download the Undergraduate Flying Training Guidebook.
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you into a leader and an officer in this field? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL