Inbound Checklist: U.S. Air/Space Force ANG & AFR

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U.S. Air/Space Force ANG & AFR STUDENTS

 QUESTIONNAIRE.  Complete/return Questionnaire to NLT 15 April.

 BIOGRAPHY, PHOTO & SURF.  Send your bio, photo (in a separate file) and a copy of your SURF (CDB for Guard/Reserve) to NLT 15 April.

  TRAININGS: GOVT TRAVEL CARD (GTC) 101, DOD CYBER AWARENESS, AND DOD UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE.  All students must complete and send the certificates to  to NET 20 May. All training must be valid through the duration of the academic year.  “Cyber Awareness” and “Unauthorized Disclosure” courses in JKO are acceptable, however at some point during the year, you may be required to complete the MyLearning training.  Once you are logged on, select the “Air Force GoLearn” image, then click the “Total Force Awareness Training” drop down and complete the “Cyber Awareness Challenge” training and you can also search for the “Unauthorized Disclosure” training in MyLearning.  The GTC 101 can be located at: (Passport Trax).

 STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING. All students must send the GTC Statement of Understanding (signed by the student only) to NLT 15 April.  A supervisor here at AWC will sign off upon arrival.

 SECURITY CLEARANCE.  All US students (Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, Civilians) must have a current or interim Top-Secret (TS) valid through 14 May 2025.  Losing units must complete a transfer of clearance status to AWC upon PCS/TDY to AWC.  Valid Cyber Awareness and Unauthorized Disclosure training certificates must be presented at in-processing.  If you do not currently have a TS clearance, please initiate it with your Security Manager ASAP.   Additionally, if you are currently filling an SCI-level billet, ask your SSO for a Transfer-In-Status (TIS) to the AU/SSO at Maxwell AFB, Alabama (DSN 493-6715/3606).   Finally, if your TS clearance is within 60 days of the 6-year expiration date, you must begin the update process through your current security manager.  Please contact the AWC security manager (DSN 493-1399/commercial (334) 953-1399) with any questions.  

 LEAVE. Take sufficient leave prior to arrival at AWC to avoid falling into a “use or lose” situation during the academic year.  AWC will NOT authorize ordinary leave to students during the academic year, except for a two-week holiday break in December. There is no Spring Break at AWC.

 ORDERS. Guard and Reserve students will need to have their orders certified prior to AWC arrival.  This is a home station unit and member responsibility.  PCS travel must be completed by the NLT date identified in the “AY25 Information” Tab of the “Inbound Students” section of the AWC website.

 MYLEARNING.  All US Air Force students (RegAF, Guard and Reserve) must be current in all their MyLearning training requirements throughout the academic year. This includes the three Total Force Awareness Trainings (TFAT) and trainings listed earlier.  To establish a MyLearning account go to: and log on.

 FITNESS STANDARDS.  US Air Force students (RegAF, Guard and Reserve) must maintain a current/passing PFT test score throughout the academic year IAW AFI 36-2905. Member will also complete body composition measurements during their birth month while at AWC.

 IMR REQUIREMENTS.  US Air Force students (RegAF, Guard and Reserve) must maintain current IMR requirements throughout the academic year.  Ensure your PHA/PHAQs are completed prior to departure to AWC (NET 20 May).

  SERVICE ADVISORS.  ANG and AFR students have on-site ARC advisors.  They are: 

AU AFR Advisor: Col Eltressa Spencer, (334) 953-8290 (DSN 493-8290),

AU ANG Advisor: Maj Sara Kerr, (334) 953-2128 (DSN 493-2128),

 DEERS. . All DoD students must update their information in DEERS by the first day of class. Each student can verify his/her information in DEERS by going to :

As of 10 Oct 2023

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