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United States Air Force
Base Education Office
482 N. Aviation Boulevard
Building 272, Rm C-302, 2nd Flr
El Segundo, CA 90245-2808
If you’ve ever considered taking your education a step further, you should look to your installation for more information and assistance. They can help you decide if receiving an advanced degree is right for you, tell you which local colleges and classes are offered and find out if you’re eligible for tuition assistance. The Voluntary Education Center, or Installation Education Center, is available to help you put together a plan to advance your education.
Military spouses can also choose to engage with an education and career coach through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, or SECO. These coaches can assist them in exploring multiple tools, resources and information to reach their educational goals. To contact a career coach call 800-342-9647 or visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil.
The Education Section of the Force Development Flight (FSDE) provides guidance on academics and vocational education programs, local area school information, and financial aid. Information includes: Military Tuition Assistance (TA), Montgomery GI Bill®, Post 9/11 GI Bill®, military scholarships, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) including the AU-ABC program (bachelor completion) and General Education Mobility (GEM) program, commissioning programs for enlisted personnel and post military career planning.
Military requesting government TA are required to speak with an Education Counselor prior to registering for voluntary education classes. Members must complete an Annual Military TA Benefit Training and have a valid education goal on file before TA can be approved. TA must be requested 7-45 days before each course begins along with digital supervisory approval by the class start date.
There are many state and private colleges and universities in the local area around LAAFB. In addition are the numerous online schools available.
For more information, call 310-653-5358 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Base Classes
Webster University is a private non-profit regionally accredited institution, located at the Los Angeles AFB, Building 272. Graduate degrees offered include; MBA, MA in Management & Leadership, MA in Business & Organizational Security Management, MA in Procurement & Acquisitions Management. The Undergraduate degree completion program includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management (CCAF approved courses are available). A certificate in Government Contracting is available along with an array of online programs. Classes meet one night per week for 9 weeks. Contact Webster at (310) 607-8005.
The Testing Section provides information on correspondence programs (ALS, NCOA, SRNCOA, SOS, ACSC and AWC) (PME) and external base testing programs. On-base testing administration includes: PME course tests, CLEP/DANTES Exams, SAT Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS), USAF Supervisory Exams (USAFE) Promotion Testing, Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB), Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS), AF Officer Quality Test (AFOQT), AF Classification Test (AFCT), Air Force Reading Achievement Test (AFRAT), and Electronic Data Processing Tests (EDPT).