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  • Airman Leadership School (ALS)

    Airman Leadership School (ALS) is the first level of the Enlisted Professional Military Education (EPME) continuum and prepares Senior Airmen to be professional, war-fighting Airmen and Space Professionals who can supervise and lead work teams to support the employment of Air and Space power.  Completion is required to assume the grade of Staff
  • Enlisted Professional Military Education Instructor Course (EPMEIC)

    Mission: Hone Education Professionals in Personal and Practical skills to Develop the Enlisted ForceVision: Invite, Invest, Influence & InspireThe Enlisted Professional Military Education Instructor Course (EPMEIC) is the “Gateway” for an EPME instructor. EPMEIC strives to produce enlisted Airmen and Space Professionals who can both teach and lead
  • Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA)

    The Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) is the second level of enlisted PME and prepares Technical Sergeants to be professional, war-fighting Airmen and Space Professionals who can manage and lead units in the employment of Air and Space power.  Currently, there are 10 NCOAs worldwide. The NCOA program is a substantial investment of resources,
  • Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education

    Air Force Enlisted Professional Military Education (EPME) is created and provided through the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education, named after the service's fourth Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Thomas N. Barnes, the first African-American to attain the highest enlisted position in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.  The
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