Career Information

  • Combat Aviation Advisors (CAA)

    Combat Aviation Advisors (CAAs) are Air Commandos responsible for the conduct of special operations activities by, with, and through foreign aviation forces.

  • Mission

    CAAs are tasked to carry out Foreign Internal Defense, Security Force Assistance, and Unconventional Warfare missions on behalf of USSOCOM.

  • Capabilities

    CAAs are trained in a wide range of specialized skills that they use to carry out SOF Mobility, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Agile Strike, and Surface Integration. When directed, USSOCOM employs mission- tailored Operational Aviation Detachments (OAD) to support combatant commanders' regional objectives.