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A message from the President:
I would like to take a minute to thank you for your service to this country and your continued support to Air Commandos through this association. As an association, we are always looking for ways to give back to our members -- you are very important to us! We have recently had the pleasure of forwarding several job openings to our members, in hopes these openings would turn into good opportunities for transitioning Air Commandos. Over recent months, the requests to solicit job opportunities has greatly increased, SO we have decided to create a "Job Listings" page on our site, for your convenience. Some of you know the challenges that come with moving into your "second life" -- for those of you who don't, we hope our new web page will be useful tool during your transition. We will do our best to keep these listings as current as possible, so visit our website periodically.
If you or your company has a job opportunity you would like advertised to Air Commandos, please email us at

Date Posted: 25 June 2018
Position Title: EUCOM Theater for SOF (ETSOF) Instructor

Employer: MacAulay-Brown, Inc

Location: USAF Special Operations School, Hurlburt Field, FL


Job Description: ETSOF is a regional expertise course that focuses on the US strategic interests in the Europe as outlined in the March 8, 2018 Posture Statement by United States European Command. The ETSOF instructor works for the USAFSOS Theater Engagement Department. Duties include: Plan and execute one week-long indoctrination, continuing education, pre-deployment education, and issues-based instruction for SOF and SOF enabler students to cultivate region-specific knowledge of the EUCOM Theater of operations; Maintain current knowledge of which AFSOC units are deploying to the EUCOM AOR, and maintain knowledge of the missions of the pertinent units through active liaison; Produce lesson plans geared towards those missions and the political/military challenges; Instruct students and selects appropriate guest speakers to deliver instruction, as necessary to best meet the student need; Develop curriculum materials necessary to facilitate on-line/blended learning; Ensure course conduct is in compliance with USAF Instructional Systems Development (ISD) guidelines; Manage the curriculum development/review process to ensure course meets or exceeds the needs of SOF customers



  • Master’s degree with at least 18 under-graduate semester credit hours and 24 graduate semester hours directly related to the target region in foreign policy, international relations, political science, foreign area studies, history, sociology, or other related academic discipline to be approved by the Government.
  • 2 years of experience teaching regional studies to military audiences in a manner that is student focused.
  • Developed curricula and teaching materials related to the target region for courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • 4 years (to include at least 3 months within the last 2 years) of experience living in the target region on the local economy engaged in work or studies.
  • SECRET Security Clearance
  • Knowledge of a foreign language is not required but it will be considered preferable if it enables the instructor to use authentic materials written in the target language

Point of Contact: JD Rudman


Date Posted: 11 June 2018
Rally Point Management, LLC (RPM) is seeking a SOF Joint Fires Specialist to join our Joint SOF Development, Training and Education team.
The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Directorate of Joint Special Operations Forces (SOF) Development (JSD), J7 Training and Education Division (J7 T&E) provides timely delivery of focused training solutions to SOF. This is accomplished through facilitating the validation of training requirements and resources, training plan development and coordination of SOF Joint Fires Cell (SJFC) training support coordinated through the SOF Training Support Center (STSC).

RPM provides J7 T&E with knowledgeable contractors that have experience in Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) and Joint Fires Observer (JFO) procedures to conduct Call for Fire (CFF) operations in combat environments.

SOF Joint Fires Specialists:
  • Integrate AC-130 gunship crew interface with JTAC trainees replicating USSOCOM approved TTPs.
  • Provide support for effective training, orientation, and familiarization for ground personnel to conduct fire support and emergency CAS procedures. Educate JTACs on the capabilities associated with the AC-130 gunship and other SOF aviation assets’ Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).
  • Support AC-130 gunship proficiency, incorporating updates to the corresponding gunship TTPs.
  • Produce and maintain grade sheets for all CAS controls for uniform services’ JTAC/SOTAC/TACP/JFO personnel to stay qualified.
  • Participate in scenarios as a JTAC to provide quality control for basic scenarios through full mission profile events. Provide recommendations to database modelers and virtual model architects to adjust entities to better improve scenario performance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Prior Active Duty SOF within the past 5 years (O-3 to O-5 or E-7 to E-8).
  • 12 years of Special Operations experience.
  • 6 years’ experience as an AC-130 crewmember (Pilot, Navigator, Fire Control Officer, or Sensor Operator) and knowledge of current SOF approved TTPs and airframe capabilities in conducting CFF support.
  • 6 years experience in joint operations, with tactical and operational-level SOF planning.
  • 3 years experience in using modeling & simulation software to train and exercise SOF personnel in a virtual environment.
  • Active security clearance at or above Secret.
  • Travel: Less than 25%.
RPM is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business that supports technology development and provides comprehensive joint warfighter training by leveraging the skills, experience, and knowledge of its personnel. Our team consists of personnel with diverse backgrounds including Special Operations Forces (SOF), JTACs, Battlefield Airmen (BA), and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operators. RPM’s expertise spans the areas of operations, test, acquisition, technology, training, and logistics support.

RPM provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans, and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified. RPM conducts detailed background screening as part of our pre-employment processing. In addition to federal law requirements, RPM complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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Date Posted: 24 May 2018
Official Position: PC-12NG / C-208 Instructor / Chief Pilot
Date Position Available: 1 Jun 2018, Full Time
Employer: System Studies & Simulation Inc.
Description:  Responsible for operations management of PC-12NG and C-208B domestic and international training programs at designated place of performance.  Responsible for courseware development and academic platform instruction in a classroom environment.  Prepares daily briefings/debriefings and weekly academic and flying schedules.  Conducts pre-mission preparations to include performance planning, TOLD, weather/NOTAMS review, risk assessment, contingency planning and pre-flight inspection.  Transitions active-duty USAF fixed-wing instructor pilots into the PC-12NG aircraft for their mission as foreign military coalition advisors.  Responsible for conducting basic qualification training, instruments, mission and cross-country training in the PC-12NG and C-208B and serves as the interface between customer and S3 management.  Administers Form 8 evaluations on behalf of USAF/AETC.  Prepares periodic status reports, end-of-course exams and graduation documentation IAW specified customer format. 
Required Skills:
- Must possess a Bachelor's Degree
- Must have extensive experience in Aviation Program Development, Joint Fires and Multi-sensor tactical employment
- It is highly desirable that the candidate have a thorough understanding of all special mission tasks, including CASEVAC, Air Drop, (Including Low-Cost, Low-Altitude), Video Data-Link, Tactical Communications, Static and Dynamic ISR, Joint Operations, Tactical Departures and Approaches, Low Level/Very Low-Level Operations/Substandard Field/Engine Running On load and Offload and Short-field landings/takeoffs
- Former USAF Instructor in PC-12/U-28 aircraft with 1000 hours (min) in type (or graduate of S3 PC-12NG mission qualification course with deployed combat time) or former instructor in C-208B with 1000 hours in type with airdrop and or/kinetic experience
- Academic Courseware Development
- Aviation program development
- Joint fires & multi-sensor tactical employment
- Thorough understanding of special mission tasks including CASEVAC, Air Drop, (Including Low-Cost, Low-Altitude), Video Data-Link, Tactical Communications, Static and Dynamic ISR, Joint Operations, Tactical Departures and Approaches, Low Level/Very Low-Level Operations/Substandard Field/Engine Running On load and Offload and Short-field landings/takeoffs
Point of Contact: Marcel Benoit, 850-398-8699,



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