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LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT

USAF NCO ACADEMY

Course Code: 501358
Duration: 29 Days
How To Apply: Procedures are located in the Special Info Section below
Prerequisites:
  1. Be a Senior Petty Officer (E-5 and E-6).
  2. Have outstanding performance documented (EERs) in Direct Access (DA).
  3. Be an excellent representative of the U.S. Coast Guard and present a sharp, trim, and fit, military appearance.
  4. Be in compliance with Coast Guard weight and body fat standards as well as meet the Air Forceís requirements of a 39.5Ē waistline or acceptable BMI.
  5. Be fit for full duty and able to participate and in the Air Forceís Fitness Program. Members shall ensure they meet the Coast Guardís Boat Crew Fitness Standards and Air Forceís requirements for the run, push-ups and sit-ups prior to applying and document results on their application.
  6. Have one year of obligated service remaining upon graduation as outlined on the Performance, Training, and Education Manual.
Special Info:

The application submission period for the FY16 course is open thru 24 Jul 2015. The submission deadline for FY17 and beyond will be announced annually via ALCOAST.

  1. Applications will be accepted until deadline provided and reviewed to select the best qualified applicants to represent the organization.
  2. Additional information can be found by visiting the following websites:

CG-12C Website:


http://www.uscg.mil/leadership/courses/military_seniorenlisted.asp

AFNCOA Site:


http://www.angtec.ang.af.mil/units/lankfordepme/index.asp

AFNCOA ILE Distance Learning Website:


https://ausis.maxwell.af.mil/SIS/app/

USAF Fitness Information:


http://www.afpc.af.mil/affitnessprogram/charts.asp

If information is required that isnít reflected on the website, contact the Program Manager, MCPO Brian Sorensen, at 202-475-5511 or via email at Brian.J.Sorensen@uscg.mil.


3.Successful graduation from this academy satisfies the LAMS requirements for advancement eligibility to E-6.
4. Members who have previously attended LAMS are eligible to apply.
5.This course is sponsored by the Office of Leadership and Development, CG-12C.
6. Application Requirements:
a. CG Memo Format
b. No more than 2 pages; excluding endorsements
c. 12 point text, single spaced,
d. Memo is from the member and addressed to the AFNCOA Appointment Board
e. Subject is APPLICATION FOR AFNCOA
f. Paragraph ONE contains the memberís information:
i. Employee Identification Number
ii. Date of Rank
iii. Time in service/Time in Grade
iv. Military Status
v. Gender and Age
vi Contact Numbers
vii. Email Address
viii. CG & AF PFT results and Body Composition Information
g.Paragraph TWO: describe your current responsibilities and collateral duties and how they support the Commandantís Direction and Priorities.
h. Paragraph THREE: describe how you have aligned the USCG Ethos and Core Values with your everyday life, both on duty and off duty.
i. Paragraph FOUR: describe why you believe this opportunity will help you become a more effective leader.
j. Command endorsements are required from the memberís Commanding Officer and Command Chief. Endorsements must be submitted separately and should address at a minimum:
i. That the member will be an excellent CG representative
ii. Member presents a sharp military appearance
iii. Member is fit for full duty, meets CG & AF fitness and weight requirements
iv. Why the member should be selected to attend this academy
k. 2-8x10 photos of member in TROPS; one, full body, facing forward and one, full body, facing to the side
7. Once all application prerequisites and application requirements have been fulfilled, email complete application to the Program Manger identified above in paragraph two.
8. Members selected to attend will be notified via email by the Program Manger.

Additional Comments:

Course curriculum has transitioned to a blended delivery. Members will have 6 months to complete distance course work prior to attending the 29 day resident training. Resident Course Dates will be provided via TQMS School Build.

Purpose

AFNCOA is held at McGhee-Tyson ANGB located in Louisville, TN, about 15 minutes outside of Knoxville. This course is ideal for Senior Petty Officers who desire a quality joint professional military education that will contribute significantly to their professional development and challenge them to be effective leaders and innovative risk takers. Through the use of guided discussion classroom methodology, experiential exercises, and case study, students are exposed to five academic disciplines: Profession of Arms, Warfare Studies, Leadership Studies, International Security Studies, and Communication Studies. These disciplines are distributed throughout the four graduate attributes that consist of military professional, operational airman, unit manager, and the managerial communicator. Accredited by the College of the Air Force (CCAF), graduates are awarded 11 semester hours of college credit in the following areas: Military Studies II (4), Leadership/Mamagement II (3) and Managerial Communication II (4).

Convening Dates

Facility Name Start Date End Date Session #
MCGHEE ANG NCO SCHOOL 8/24/2015 9/30/2015 76