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1 Air Force Special Forces
AFSC 1T2X1/1C2X1 Air Force Special Forces Benjamin Mitchell

2 Overview Introduction Combat Controller Pararescue officer Conclusion
Qualifications, Training, deployment Pararescue officer Conclusion Contact Info

3 Combat Controller (1C2X1)
Average deployment: Active Duty: 77 days National Guard: 93 days Extremely competitive Pass Combat Control Team Physical Ability and Stamina Test.

4 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.

5 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.

6 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

7 Combat Controller Missions
Air expeditionary force Force projection Counterterrorism personnel recovery Non-combatant evacuation operations Counter drug Fire support operations Counter proliferation Demolitions

8 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

9 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

10 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.

11 Pararescue/Combat Controller Locations
Arizona Florida Georgia Hawaii Iceland North Carolina New Mexico Nevada Texas Virginia Washington

12 Conclusion Combat Controller requirements
CC Qualifications and Required Training CC Missions Pararescue Requirements Pararescue Qualifications and Training Base Locations

13 Contact Info: x4850

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