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USAFSOS has redesigned its curriculum and methods of delivery.  USAFSOS now offers Remote Learning, On-Demand, and select Face-to-Face courses concentrating on indoctrination and pre-deployment requirements.


Mission: Execute operational Military education to forge Airmen ready to lead multi-national and joint teams across the spectrum of multi-domain operations during peace and wartime.

Vision: The USAF & SOCOM preeminent educational center of excellence for Airpower in Irregular Warfare, Leadership, regional, and cultural studies.

Course List

Leadership Development
  • Flight Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • AFSOC Staff Action Officer Development
  • Squadron Leadership
  • Wing-A-Staff Development 
  • Introduction to Special Operations
  • Special Operations Task Unit 191
  • Special Operations Task Group 191
  • Special Operations Task Group 391

Theater Engagement
  • AFRICOM Orientation 130
  • AFRICOM Operations 231
  • CENTCOM Orientation 150
  • CENTCOM Operations 251
  • EUCOM Orientation 100
  • EUCOM Operations 201
  • INDOPACOM Orientation 110
  • INDOPACOM Operations 211
  • SOUTHCOM/NORTHCOM Orientation 170
  • SOUTHCOM Operations 271


  • Building Partner Aviation Capacity Seminar
  • SOTU-AP 291: Cross Cultural Engagement
  • SOTU-AP 391: Negotiations for AFSOF
  • Force Protection For Air Commandos
  • SOF Antiterrorism Officer Level II


*For more information, please see Course Schedule below





Request for Mobile Education

Contact US

 Registrar/Student Support: 
  • COMM: 850-884-4757/58
  • COMM: 850-884-8368  
  • (DSN 579-4757)
By Email:
Adjunct Instructor:
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The USAF Special Operations School is the product of a 58-year evolutionary process. The process began in March 1961 when President John F. Kennedy, responding to Chairman Nikita S. Khruschev's clarion call for "wars of national liberation," cited the need for countering "subversion and guerilla warfare" that were the heart of Communist insurgency.  As a result, the Air Force increased the emphasis given to special air warfare training. 

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