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.
Assist with all activities and duties of the A3T Formal Training Manager.
Research, analyze, confirm, and process command formal training requests, actions, and information using appropriate information systems such as Military Personnel Data System (MilPDS) and Oracle Training Application (OTA).
Coordinate and accomplish formal training administrative tasks regarding Programmed Flying Training (PFT), Survival, Escape, Resistance, and Evasion (SERE), Advanced Instrument School (AIS), and Ready Aircrew Program (RAP) Tasking Memoranda (RTM).
Assist the administrator for A3TO’s SharePoint site and other web pages as required.
Resolve short- and long-term formal training issues as they pertain to the execution of CAF-wide operations and training.
Refine existing work methods/techniques and develop new procedures that can furnish information, improve operations, weapon systems and related training devices, tactics, and strategies for higher level headquarters decisions.
Assist in the design tests to discover and evaluate the operational implications of changes in force structure, instructional methods, and training resources.
Draft classified and unclassified briefing slides for A3, with coordination between members of ACC/A3's
10 Divisions and 2 Squadrons, with as little as 2-hours of preparation time. Briefing preparation will focus on content, operational focus, format, presentation, professionalism and accuracy.
Coordinate training and readiness issues with Headquarters Air Force (HAF), 22 ACC Wings, 3 NAFs), the
USAF Warfare Center (USAFWC) and various Field Operating Agencies under the NAF umbrellas.
Develop executive-level decision support materials for A3 and prepare position papers, staff summary packages, PowerPoint 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, telecons, (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 based on affected Division/Squadron manning, experience, training and abilities.
Analyze taskings, procedures, practices and resources for the A3 directorate to be able to effectively and efficiently resolve operational challenges and issues to help ensure successful mission accomplishment.
Develop, modify, maintain, and/or eliminate validated combat aircrew training requirements via the Ready Aircrew Program (RAP) for government consideration. Draft consolidated unit RAP and other periodic reporting into decision quality products for senior leader review, direction, and guidance.
Assist in creating or updating Air Force Instructions, including MWS-specific training and operational guidance.
Advise leadership on readiness issues which may affect USAF support to Combatant Commanders. Assist in the execution of CAF Readiness Reviews, CAF Formal Training Reviews, and training annexes.
Assist in defining Command, A3, and CAF positions and develop recommendations for issues affecting
CAF operational training and readiness.
Assist in the analysis of current policies, programs and requirements as they apply to ACC and worldwide CAF operations and help develop solutions that can make these forces more effective in their ability to support warfighting Combatant Commanders.
Interact and work in conjunction with the ACC senior staff, their processes, and responsibilities.
Required Secret clearance.
Required a Bachelor’s degree; preferably in operational/organizational analysis, organizational/executive leadership or management.
Required five years’ experience managing Air Force formal training or training quota programs.
Required one year experience of Joint, Air Staff, MAJCOM, or NAF staff experience.
Desired USAF operations or operational support one year experience.