Air Force

June 15, 2012

ACC TRSS, Det. 9 moves to Luke

by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka
56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

The Air Combat Command Training Support Squadron, Detachment 9 supports the initial training for units such as the 607th Air Control Squadron. In total, Det. 9 supports 17 ACS units across the Air Force.

The primary mission of Det. 9 is to develop, maintain and support the courseware and syllabi for the 607th ACS training.

Det. 9 originated at Langley Air Force Base, Va., in 1997 to support the Air Force’s ACSs and their initial qualification training.

In 2007, the unit moved to Eglin AFB, Fla., to collocate with the 728th ACS in order to maintain operational knowledge and experience.

“Working with the 728th allowed us to stay qualified on the equipment,” said Maj. Canyon Knop, ACC Det. 9 TRSS commander. “It also gave us access to some of their subject matter experts who provided us with theater experience to better the syllabi.”

Det. 9 moved to Luke in 2010 to be collocated with the 607th ACS.

“This allows us to support them directly and work closely with the instructors,” Knop said. “It also enables us to interact face-to-face with them to tweak and improve the syllabi.”

The mission of the 607th ACS is to conduct formal initial qualification training for ACS operation crew personnel in C2 tactics, techniques and procedures. It also provides in-garrison radar control to flying units operating in local airspace.

“It’s very helpful having Det. 9 here,” said Capt. Daniel Uger, 607th ACS flight commander of operations training. “It allows us to be more effective with our training, because we’re able to work side-by-side instead of through video conference. It also helps with our syllabus conferences, which we do every two years.”

The 607th ACS and Det. 9 agree that this move has allowed both sides to better the Airmen who are being trained at Luke.

“It’s made a lot of improvements and has made a quicker reaction time to the improvements instructors want to make,” Knop said. “By doing this, the 607th is able to tailor things to their needs. Students get the best training possible and the Air Force gets the best product.”




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

CLEP speeds off-duty education

Education is important in order to succeed in life, especially for military members, and going to school while being in the military can cause additional stress for any Airmen looking to obtain a degree. There is help with the College-Level Examination Program, or CLEP, that can help to alleviate some of that stress. The CLEP...
 
 

Air Force News – December 19, 2014

Hawaii U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army members from the 613th Air Operations Center collaborated with members from the Japan Air Self Defense Force Dec. 8 through 13 on exercise Yama Sakura 67, the largest U.S. Army annual bilateral exercise in Asia-Pacific region. Washington D.C. About 40 living World War II members, their relatives, and...
 
 

People First – December 19, 2014

Officials announce no FY15 force management Air Force officials announced there is no longer a need to conduct involuntary force management programs for fiscal year 2015 following a year of significant reductions designed to meet the Defense Department strategic and budgetary guidance. Officials confirmed that fiscal year 2014 goals were achieved to size and shape...
 

 
Senior Airman 
GRACE LEE

Latest F-35 has fastest induction to ALIS

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE The 14th F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter to arrive at Luke Air Force Base is shown Dec. 5 on the flightline. Airmen at the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit worked quickly to get the aircraft ready to...
 
 

New tool to safeguard PII

The Digital Signature Enforcement tool integrated Air Force-wide Dec. 5, providing Microsoft Outlook users with automated assistance to ensure security of personally identifiable information. DSET is a short-term fix to help Air Force network users protect PII included in emails. “There isn’t any new PII change,” said Maj. Raymond Chester, 56th Communications Squadron commander. “The...
 
 

Air Force News – December 12, 2014

Texas Twenty-nine officers from various Air Force career fields have been selected for Air Education and Training Command training and recruiting squadron command, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Dec. 5. Colorado As the Air Force continues to upgrade its most recognizable space constellation in Schriever Air Force Base, a small team is busy testing...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin