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Officers May Apply for Advanced Education Programs

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JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Eligible active duty officers interested in 2015 advanced academic degree and experience broadening opportunities can now apply for various developmental programs, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced. 

Some officers may also be eligible to apply for instructor pipeline programs with the U.S. Air Force Academy and Air Force Institute of Technology.

"The Advanced Academic Degree and Special Experience Exchange Duties program helps us deliberately develop Airmen by focusing on the right education, training and experience at the right time in their careers," said Sophia Barnard, with the AFPC staff and special duty assignments branch. "It also helps us foster warfighting competencies in world-class leaders."

Available programs include the Air Force Institute of Technology or Naval Postgraduate School, Education with Industry, Space Lift Education and Crossover Program, Space Acquisition Exchange Program, Acquisition and Intelligence Experience Exchange Tour, Acquisition and Logistics Experience Exchange Tour, Comptroller Operation Logistics Tour, U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School, Program for Acquisition and Contracting Exchange, Logistics Career Broadening Program, Financial Management and Contracting Exchange Program, Missile Operations and Missile Maintenance Exchange Program and the Information Officer Engineering Exchange.

Officers must submit a completed Air Force Form 3849, PME/AFIT/RTFB Officer Worksheet, to the appropriate agencies by suspense dates identified in the 2015 AAD/SPEED Guide, available on the myPers website.

For more information and complete application instructions, go to myPers, select "search all components" in the drop down menu and enter "AAD/SPEED" in the search window.

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