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  • Expenses & Uniform Requirements for Inbound RCOT Direct-Commissioned Officers

    You will incur a number of expenses immediately upon arrival to RCOT. Please see table below.  (NOTE - this list is not all-inclusive).  Item(s) Estimated Amount Purchase Requirement Comment
  • Expenses for Inbound Direct-Commissioned Officers

    You will incur a number of expenses immediately upon arrival to COT. Please see list below. (NOTE - this list is not all-inclusive).  Item(s) Estimated Amount Optional Purchase Comment Timeframe Funds Needed Uniforms (certain accessories may be
  • Dress & Appearance Standards for Inbound COT Officers

    All COT officers MUST report to training in conservative civilian clothes.  Uniforms are not authorized for wear the day of your arrival.  The following lists some items that would be considered inappropriate to wear as civilian clothing during training (including arrival day): Sandals or similarly inappropriate footwear Yoga pants,
  • Pay & Allowance Information for Inbound RCOT 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
  • Administrative Information for Inbound RCOT 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
  • Physical Fitness Information for Inbound Direct-Commissioned Officers

    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. You will not
  • COT Graduation Events

    Directions to Maxwell AFB DRIVING (TO MAXWELL AFB) :From the North on I-65, take exit #172 “DOWNTOWN MAXWELL BLVD ” or from the South on I-65, take exit #172 “HERRON ST.” Follow the signs saying “Maxwell AFB” to Maxwell Blvd. Once on Maxwell Blvd, travel about one mile to the main gate. Ask the gate guard for
  • TFOT Cadet Graduation Events

     Graduation Week Information  Graduation is the highlight of the time spent at OTS.  It is the culmination of months of hard work and determination.  Because being commissioned as an Air Force officer is a once in a lifetime event, the events during Graduation are special for our cadets, as well as their family
  • Administrative Information for Inbound COT Officers

    HOT! -- OVERSEAS ASSIGNMENTS -- HOT!  If you are going overseas after you graduate, you must IMMEDIATELY contact the nearest base installation passport office to initiate the paperwork for your dependents (married and single parents only) official passport.  All dependents must obtain an OFFICIAL PASSPORT to
  • Pay & Allowance Information for Inbound COT Officers

    All students are required to enroll in Sure-Pay, a direct deposit program for your military pay.  Often times, there are delays when creating your pay records, for various reasons. It is highly recommended that you have enough money set aside to pay all of your bills for up to a month in advance, in the event you do not get paid on time. To ensure
  • Information for Inbound Cadets / Officers

    Inbound Cadets / Officers  Direct Commissioned Officer Training (COT)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
  • Medical Care Information for Inbound RCOT 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
  • Welcome to the 23rd Training Squadron (23 TRS)!

    23rd Inbound Staff Welcome to the 23rd Training Squadron (23 TRS)!Lt Col Daniel M AlfordCommanderOur team provides world class training to over 1,300 cadets annually for Officer Training School (OTS).  This training includes both flight room and field activities designed to produce leaders of moral
  • Personal and Family Medical Care

    Medical Care Information for Inbound COT Officers  All students 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
  • OTS Graduation

    Welcome to Officer Training School As one of three commissioning programs for the Air Force, the Officer Training School (OTS) is one of the foundational structures upon which Air Force leadership is built. OTS is an agile commissioning program, much more responsive to Air Force requirements and needs than the other accessions programs.   Educating
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