HomeBarnesArticles

Barnes Center Article Search

Barnes Center Articles

  • 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 who can supervise and lead Air Force work teams to support the employment of airpower.  Completion is required to assume the grade of Staff Sergeant.Although the
  • Enlisted Professional Military Education Instructor Course (EPMEIC)

    The Enlisted Professional Military Education Instructor Course (EPMEIC) strives to produce noncommissioned officers (NCO) who can both teach and lead effectively in and out of the classroom. The curriculum is designed to heighten students’ appreciation for and understanding of classroom fundamentals, technical skills associated with EPME
  • 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 who can manage and lead Air Force units in the employment of airpower.  Currently, there are 10 NCOAs worldwide.The NCOA program is a substantial investment of resources, personnel, and facilities;
  • 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
RSS