|How To Apply:||Procedures are located in the Special Info Section below|
Starting with the 01Jun2015 convening (Class 15-7/Session 74), members selected for this opportunity will be required to complete the distant learning portion prior to attending the resident portion. Selectees will have up to 6 months to complete this portion, however it can be completed sooner depending on individual motivation and command support.
a. CG Memo Format
b. No more than 2 pages; excluding endorsements
c. 12 point text, single spaced, single sided
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:
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.
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 12 semester hours of college credit in the following areas: Military Studies II (3), Leadership Studies II (6) and Managerial Communication II (3).
|Facility Name||Start Date||End Date||Session #|
|MCGHEE ANG NCO SCHOOL||1/6/2015||2/12/2015||72|
|MCGHEE ANG NCO SCHOOL||3/3/2015||4/9/2015||73|
|MCGHEE ANG NCO SCHOOL||6/1/2015||6/26/2015||74|
|MCGHEE ANG NCO SCHOOL||7/13/2015||8/7/2015||75|
|MCGHEE ANG NCO SCHOOL||8/31/2015||9/25/2015||76|