USAF Combat Control
The Combat Control School provides the core of the pyramid of training received by each ground combat operations Combat Controller, and it exceeds the expectation and demands needed on today’s battlefield.
The CCS also conducts advanced skills training for special operations airmen to produce the highest quality, air-minded, ground combat warriors in the United States Air Force.
The instructors and administrative staff are committed to educating, training, qualifying, and preparing today’s Special Tactics Warriors for tomorrow’s diverse world-wide missions.
The Combat Control School has six blocks of instruction. The first 5 blocks include communications, small unit tactics, demolitions, land navigation, and assault zone procedures. Field training exercises, rigorous physical training and airborne operations comprise block six which is integrated throughout the entire course of skills and knowledge acquisition.
The quality training each airman receives is complemented by the Air Education and Training Commands newest forty-two thousand square foot Combat Control School.
The complex boasts a two tier academic, administration and logistics building to include a comprehensive heritage center displaying lineage, artifacts, and equipment used since Combat Controls inception. The campus also includes an indoor nine line shooting range in addition to a fully equipped gymnasium and ten lane indoor 60 x 90 foot pool.
The state of the art school now meets programmed student growth, and molds more trainees in one year than in any year previous to the opening of this newly dedicated Combat Control student training facility.
The foundation for all Combat Controllers is the intensive training they receive and it is the core that Combat Controllers rely on to be high quality, air-minded, ground combat operators and exceed the expectations and demands required on the battlefield.
Special Tactics Warriors
The Mission of the Combat Control School is to provide the Department of Defense, the Air Force Special Operations Command, and the 24th Special Operations Wing with mission ready 3-level Combat Controllers.
Since 9/11 the demand for skilled Combat Controllers on the battle field has significantly increased to the level that the training and preparation of combat ready Combat Controllers has become an Air Force priority.
The Combat Controllers motto, "First There", held true in the opening phases of the Global War on Terrorism in both Afghanistan and Iraq, ultimately defining a unique skill set unmatched by any other career field or branch of service. Perfection on the battlefield is a result of the high quality training each Combat Controller receives.
The foundation of a Combat Controller starts at the Combat Control School where they receive the basic fundamentals they’ll carry with them throughout their careers. The Combat Control School has six blocks of instruction which includes communications, small unit tactics, demolitions, land navigation, and assault zone procedures. All of which are tied to field training exercises, rigorous physical training and airborne operations.
Perfection on the battle field is a result of the training each operator receives. The foundation of a Combat Controller starts at the Combat Control School where they receive the basic fundamentals they’ll carry with them throughout their careers.