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Inter-European Air Forces Academy

Enable combined, joint air operations by strengthening NATO and Partnership for Peace air force capabilities and interoperability through targeted military education and training

A responsive, full-spectrum military education and training academy which directly enables combined, joint air operations with our NATO Allies and Partnership for Peace partners

2019 - 2020 Course Schedule

IESOS and IENCOA In-Residence Courses

25 February - 29 March 2019
27 May - 28 June 2019
21 October - 22 November 2019

24 February - 27 March 2020
25 May - 26 June 2020
12 October - 13 November 2020

Inter-European Aviation Safety Program Management Course

29 April - 10 May 2019 - Kapaun Air Station, Germany
3 - 13 September 2019 - Farka Air Base, Albania

27 April - 8 May 2020 - Kapaun Air Station, Germany
14 - 25 September 2020 - Kapaun Air Station, Germany

Inter-European Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course

15 - 19 July 2019 - Kapaun Air Station, Germany
13 - 17 July 2020 - Kapaun Air Station, Germany

Course Listing:

IESOS - Inter-European Squadron Officer School (MASL: D228011)
IENCOA - Inter-European Noncommissioned Officer Academy (MASL: D228012)
IEASPM - Inter-European Aviation Safety Program Management (MASL: D228013)
IETCCC - Inter-European Tactical Combat Casualty Care (MASL: D228014)

Process and Requirements

All international students must be nominated by their respective Ministry of Defense to the U.S. Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) in their country for course enrollment.  Interested students should work with their respective military's training and education course scheduler to coordinate with the ODC on all course requirements. 

Currently only USAF Officers and NCOs stationed in the USAFE-AFAFRICA theater are eligible to attend IESOS or IENCOA. Interested candidates should submit a formal application IAW with the "Call for USAF Students" guidelines distributed to individual wing leaderships.  The application window for CY20 IESOS and IENCOA courses is currently CLOSED.  Results of the CY20 IESOS and IENCOA selection board will be released NLT 18 Dec 19

For more information on the courses offered and student requirements, please visit the "Course Information Links" section of this website or email USAFEWPC.IEAFA.studentaffairs@us.af.mil.

IEAFA Contact Info

Inter-European Air Forces Academy
Unit 3051, APO AE 09021-3051
DSN: 314-478-6185
Commercial: +49 (0) 6371-405-6185

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IEAFA Leadership

Lt Col David M. Max

Maj Joshua Killian
Director of Operations

SMSgt J. Travis Robbins