Combat Controller (1C2X1) Average deployment: Active Duty: 77 days National Guard: 93 days Extremely competitive Pass Combat Control Team Physical Ability and Stamina Test.
Combat Controller Directs and controls the delivery and battlefield application of lethal and non- lethal airpower. Provides limited weather observations Plans, organizes, supervises, and establishes air traffic control in the target area. Deploys into forward areas and forward operating locations.
Combat Controller Continued Identifies, assesses, and marks assault zones with visual and electronic navigation aids for day and night air-land and airdrop operations. Plans, coordinates, and conducts fire support operations to include close air support and supporting arms.
Combat Controller Qualifications and Required Training 35 week training at various locations –Air Force Combat Controller Orientation Course –Combat Control Operator Fundamentals –Combat Control Tower Training –Jump School (U.S. Army Airborne School) –U.S. Air Force Basic Survival School –Combat Control Apprentice Course –U.S. Navy Underwater Egress Training –Advanced Skills Training (AST) –U.S. Army Combat Divers School –U.S. Army Military Free Fall Parachutist Course
Combat Controller Missions Air expeditionary force Force projection Counterterrorism personnel recovery Non-combatant evacuation operations Counter drug Fire support operations Counter proliferation Demolitions
Pararescue (1T2X1) Average Deployment: Active Duty: 70 days National Guard: 49 days Reserves: 73 days Also extremely competitive Certified emergency medical technician or paramedic required
Pararescue (1T2X1) Performs, plans, leads, supervises, instructs, and evaluates pararescue activities. Provides assistance in and performs survival, evasion, resistance, and escape Uses aerial and surface methods to load and assist in loading objectives Conducts scuba, adverse terrain, and mountain rescue and recovery operations. Supports the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in recovery of aerospace personnel and materiel
Pararescue Qualifications and Required Training Pararescue Indoctrination. Airborne (Parachutist). Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification. Combat Survival Training. United States Navy Underwater Egress Training. Military Freefall Parachutist. Special Operations Combat Medic Course. Pararescue and Recovery Apprentice.
Pararescue/Combat Controller Locations Arizona Florida Georgia Hawaii Iceland North Carolina New Mexico Nevada Texas Virginia Washington
Conclusion Combat Controller requirements CC Qualifications and Required Training CC Missions Pararescue Requirements Pararescue Qualifications and Training Base Locations