Headquarters, Air Combat Command (ACC), Directorate of Operations (A3), Flight Operations Division (A3T) at Langley Air Force Base, VA is responsible for the combat readiness and training of the Combat Air Forces (CAF). ACC/A3T provides the operational expertise required to meet current and future needs of the CAF. The organization develops, coordinates and publishes command guidance for all aspects of CAF fighter aircrew training.
Participate in the AMIC-led acquisition of contract adversary forces, and integrate this acquisition into the larger CAF ADAIR enterprise.
Coordinate adversary requirements with units both internal and external to ACC to meet CAF training needs at large. Coordinate and develop enterprise plans with MAJCOM and HAF entities on behalf of Commander, ACC.
Coordinate programmatic changes in other existing programs (e.g. – T-38, F-16) with owning MAJCOMs and Program Offices; and future programs (e.g. – ADAIR-X) associated with the larger CAF ADAIR Enterprise. Assist in drafting ADAIR-X requirements associated with the emerging CAF ADAIR Enterprise.
Develop and manage budgetary requirements for CAF ADAIR Enterprise for submission within the Fiscal Year Defense Planning cycle. Manage the current FY EXPLAN associated with CAF ADAIR Enterprise.
Draft classified and unclassified briefing slides for A3 and other senior leaders, with coordination between members of A3's 10 Divisions and 2 Squadrons, and other HAF/MAJCOM agencies with as little as 2-hours of preparation time. Briefing preparation will focus on content, operational focus, format, presentation, professionalism and accuracy.
Draft executive-level decision support materials for A3 and prepare position papers, staff summary packages, power point presentations, charts, bullet background papers, etc., to ensure the strategic vision of the A3 is properly articulated to target audiences and into actionable tasks.
Assist with coordination and planning of A3T hosted conferences, reviews, boards, telecoms, (S)VTCs and meetings to include staff briefing preparation, assistance with event logistics (billeting, protocol liaison, facilities liaison, etc.) directly supporting A3 and his staff.
Prepare and track branch taskings, consolidate required information, schedule and make adjustments to taskings associated with CAF ADAIR Enterprise.
Analyze taskings, procedures, practices and resources for the A3 directorate to be able to effectively and efficiently resolve operational challenges related to CAF ADAIR to help ensure successful mission accomplishment.
Assist in Drafting aircrew or aircraft/training device policy and standards for safe integration of ADAIR
assets into USAF operations.
Assist in the generation and maintenance of MAJCOM and HAF level operational instructions and contractual arrangements associated with CAF ADAIR.
Participate in high-level meetings with General Officers and other Senior Staff members and must be able to translate strategic vision into recommended actionable tasks.
Assist in defining A3, ACC and CAF positions and develop recommendations for issues affecting Combat
Air Force operational training and readiness as they pertain to the CAF ADAIR enterprise.
Analyze of current policies, programs and requirements as they apply to CAF ADAIR and help develop solutions that can make these assets more effective in their ability to support training requirements.
Interact and work in conjunction with the HQ ACC Senior Staff, their processes, and responsibilities.
Required Secret clearance.
Required Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree is desired).
Required ten years Air Force Fighter rated aviation experience with the most recent fighter operational flying experience within the last ten years. Additionally must have 5+ years of experience with the USAF’s fighter MDS training requirements to include: Ready Aircrew Program (RAP) continued training requirements (CTR), Mission Qualification Training requirements (MQT), and formal training syllabi.
Required functional knowledge of Adversary Threat capabilities, Threat Ratio requirements, AFTTP 3-1
Threat replication, Adversary Threat Replication Guide (ATRG) as they pertain to fighter MDS training requirements.
Desired three year exposure to management of projects/programs, training, development, and have an organizational understanding of CAF fighter pilot readiness. Formal program management certifications are not required.
Desired three year operational fighter command or MAJCOM staff experience.