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  • Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL

Reporting Date:         NET: 10 Jul 2023    NLT: 14 Jul 2023         
Class Dates:              CSD: 24 Jul 2023   CGD: 23 May 2024

Clearance:  Top Secret/SCI (USAF & USSF ONLY).  Have a current Top Secret or Interim Top Secret Clearance that will not expire through 18 May 2024.  All other students will require a Secret Clearance.

School POC:     Lt Col Melanie Martin/Ms. April Dickson    E-mail: awc.studentops@us.af.mil

Telephone:        DSN 493-5190                                                                Comm: (334) 953-5190

Additional Instructions: 

ALL STUDENTS: Students are strongly encouraged to complete IDE and JPME 1 prior to attendance at AWC. Students who have not completed JPME 1 prior to AWC cannot receive JPME 2 credit upon graduation.

1. Immediately upon notification, students must email AWC.StudentOps@us.af.mil. Once member’s email is confirmed, AWC Student Ops will send member a welcome email with administrative requirements and request for information.

2. Core Leadership: Officers designated as class leaders (First 30) report NET 29 June 2023 and NLT 7 July 2023 to attend a week-long orientation from 17-21 July 2023. Officers selected to be part of the class leadership should be notified NLT 1 April 2023.

3. AWC will be closed 3 & 4 July in conjunction with the AETC Family Day and 4th of July holiday.

4. Early Reporting: Advance written permission must be obtained should early reporting be required (i.e. mandatory return from remote assignments). Normal CONUS and OCONUS moves do not meet this intent. Early reporting requests for personal convenience will not be approved. If an early reporting request is approved, include the following statement on officer's orders: “Early Reporting Authorized. Written Approval Obtained From the Dean of Students at Air War College”.

5. Non-Air Force military and all civilian personnel must send their official transcripts to the Air University Registrar’s Office. Registrar contact information is telephone: 334-953-1240; Email: airu.admission@gmail.com; mail: Air University, ATTN: Admissions, 60 W. Shumacher Avenue, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112.

6. ADAF students must have a Narrative-Only PRF completed by their losing unit prior to departing base.

7. Computer Requirements: Air University schools have transitioned to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and students will not be issued government laptops. All students attending Air War College are expected to bring their own personally-owned (not government-issued) device for access to course materials. Additional BYOD guidance may be found on AWC’s webpage.

8. Blue Horizons: Upon designation for AWC, Air University will contact candidates for participation in Air Force Blue Horizons Fellowship in lieu of traditional AWC coursework. Participants will undergo an intense academic, research, and wargaming program to answer a specific CSAF-directed research question. Results will be out-briefed to HQ AF senior leadership prior to graduation. Fellows will receive a Master’s degree but not JPME II. TS/SCI required. Blue Horizons faculty will select five SDE fellows from volunteers based on expertise mix required to complete the CSAF-directed study topic.

9. Military students must be in uniform when signing-in; civilian students must be dressed in business casual.