Effective immediately, the U.S. Air Force has removed the requirement to complete enlisted professional military education courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education (EPME) through distance learning or in-residence attendance. Airmen will no longer be required to complete distance learning prior to in-residence attendance at the noncommissioned officer and senior NCO academy. Active component Airmen will complete EPME in-residence, while Guard and Reserve Airmen can complete through DL or in-residence. All active component Airmen currently enrolled in Courses 14 or 15 may continue the course or disenroll.