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  • Direct Commissioned Officer Training

       Training Programs There are two training programs offered for direct-commissioned officers. Both programs are military training environments designed to see you successfully operate under pressure.  You will need to check your orders to determine which program you are scheduled to attend.  Select the appropriate link from the accordion
  • Line Officer Training

     Line Officer Training  Line officer training is conducted by the 217th Training Squadron and the 24th Training Squadron at Officer Training School (OTS) Maxwell AFB, AL.  Line Officers consist of those career fields not directly commissioned into the USAF.  Line Officer, also defined as non-direct commission (NDC) Officer Trainees, these
  • Officer Training School Inbound Staff

     OTS Inbound Staff Welcome to Officer Training SchoolColonel Jayson L. AllenCommandant, OTSBiographyLeadership in today’s profession of arms is as dynamic and challenging as anytime in our history.  As we move on from more than 13 years of war into a more transient and destabilized global security environment, leadership across the
  • Welcome to the 24th Training Squadron (24 TRS)!

    Information for Inbound Staff Welcome to the 24th Training Squadron (24 TRS)!Lt Col Ben C. BergrenCommander  BiographyWelcome to Officer Training School (OTS), this will be a very demanding but rewarding assignment. There are a few things to be aware of as you prepare to in process.  First, OTS falls under the Holm Center and AU.  As a
  • RCOO Curriculum & Prerequisite Test Request

    NOTE: IAW AFI 36-2013,OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL (OTS) AND ENLISTED COMMISSOINING PROGRAMS (ECPS), only hard-to-recruit Air Reserve Component (ARC) direct commissioned health professions officers are authorized to attend RCOT.If you meet this criteria and desire to attend the Reserve Commissioned Officer Training course, you must first complete the
  • Information for Inbound Officer Trainees

     Inbound Officer Trainee  Officer Training School Abbreviated (OTS-A)The Air Force directly commissions men and women in certain professions. Individuals are eligible for direct appointment if they are in certain medical, legal, or religious fields to include HPSP/USHSUS.  Individuals who believe they may be qualified for a direct
  • Dress & Appearance Standards for Inbound RCOO Officers

    All RCOO officers MUST report to training in conservative civilian clothes. Uniforms are not authorized for wear the day of your arrival. Upon arrival and throughout training, all officers will be expected to adhere to the dress & appearance standards defined in AFI 36-2903.     HAIR STANDARDS  Male and female officers should arrive with
  • Inprocessing Information for Inbound Reserve Commissioned Officer Orientation (RCOO)

     In-Processing Information for RCOO Officers   To the fullest extent possible make travel arrangements to arrive within the specified time frame.  However, if you are unable to report by 1500, contact the OTS Registrars as soon as possible at OTS.Registrar.Workflow@us.af.mil or (334) 953-3517/5523. Please reference the OTS Welcome Guide for
  • Physical Fitness Information for Inbound Reserve Commissioned Officer Orientation (RCOO)

    The physical training program is designed to introduce officers to a healthy lifestyle and the Air Force Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) criteria (push-ups, sit-ups and 1.5 mile run). Officers need to have a good physical fitness program to ensure they are physically capable to deploy if necessary to complete the Air Force's mission. Within the
  • Pay & Allowance Information for Inbound RCOO Officers

     Air Force Reserve (AFRES), Air National Guard (ANG), and Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) officers should be paid by their home units before or after attending training. To assist with the payment process, please out-process through your unit finance office prior to arriving to OTS. Reservists, ANG, and IMAs may receive a $200 clothing
  • Expenses & Uniform Requirements for Inbound Reserve Commissioned Officer Orientation (RCOO)

    You will incur a number of expenses immediately upon arrival to RCOO. Please see table below.  (NOTE - this list is not all-inclusive).  Item(s) Estimated Amount Purchase Requirement Comment Timeframe Funds Needed Uniform Items (not previously purchased) $200.00 (varies)
  • Administrative Information for Inbound RCOO Officers

    DEPARTING TRAINING  You should not make any travel arrangements to leave the Montgomery area prior to 1 p.m. on your graduation day. Typically graduation day is completed by noon, but you should allow time for packing, checking out, transit, and security measures at the airport. SAMPLE SCHEDULE  Expect to be very busy throughout the
  • Medical Care Information for Inbound RCOO Officers

    All officers will have access to routine and acute medical care on base. Procedures for emergency medical care during non-duty hours will be explained upon your arrival. While traveling to Officer Training School, if you experience an injury or illness that requires emergency care, report to the closest emergency room. If a military facility is
  • RCOO Graduation Events

     Graduation Information for Inbound RCOO Officers  Family and friends of Reserve Commissioned Officer Orientation (RCOO) graduates unfortunately, due to time limitations, RCOO classes do not participate in the graduation events scheduled for a Officer Training School Abbreviated (OTS-A) class including a graduation parade, spouses
  • Welcome to the 217th Training Squadron

    217th Inbound Staff Welcome to the 217th Training Squadron (217 TRS) !Lt Col Dirk O. StewartCommander  Biography Our team provides world class training that includes both flight room and field activities designed to produce leaders who are committed to the Air Force Core Values and are equipped to lead and ready to win! This will be a
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