OFFICER

TACTICAL AIR CONTROL PARTY (TACP) OFFICER

BRINGING FIREPOWER TO BATTLE

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There are few things that can change the course of battle like a properly executed air strike. As members of Air Force Special Warfare, Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) specialists imbed with Army and Marine units on the frontline with the incredible responsibility of calling in an air strike on the right target at just the right time. These highly trained experts go through intense physical, mental and technical training in order to withstand the demanding conditions of battle and provide their team with the firepower they need for continued success on the battlefield.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree

  • ASVAB REQUIREMENTS

    General

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of maps and charts, command and control principles and procedures, survival techniques, field leadership and evasion
    • Completion of specialty training courses (JTAC)
    • Physical qualification to support parachute duty
    • Maintain physical fitness and combat-ready status
    • Completion of a current single scope background investigation (SSBI)
    • Completion of Officer Training School (OTS), Air Force Academy (AFA) or Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFROTC)
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 39
  • APPLICATION PROCESS

    TACP Officers must follow a specific application and assessment process conducted four times a year.

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TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL

    9.5 weeks

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Lackland AFB TX, Fairchild AFB WA, Ft Benning GA

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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