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Squadron Officer School (SOS)

Think Tank

19D Think Tank Challenge:

"How might we improve real-time understanding of our multi-domain operating environments?  Your idea should give game-changing impact to the command and control capabilities of multi-domain operations within six months to two years.  Possibilities include - but are not limited to - an app, an algorithm, or a new approach that integrates and displays data."

Submit to CANVAS under "Start Here", "Think Tank"  NLT 0800, ED-3 (Wed 17 Jan)


  • YOUR chance to analyze a major USAF issue and present YOUR solutions to senior leaders
  • An opportunity to collaborate with key Air Force and civilian institutions
  • Previous Think Tanks have briefed their findings up to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff level
  • A competitively-selected, six and a half week elective
  • Requires approximately 50-80 hours beyond the normal SOS curriculum
  • Your final product could be published
  • Application instructions will be provided upon arrival

25 Chennault Circle
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112