Kennedy Professional Development Center

Education and Training

Contact this office by email: or visit us on Mon. – Thurs.
MON. – THURS.: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
FRI.: by appointment – please

Operates and maintains education, training, and testing programs supporting the overall mission of ACC, assigned Air Force units, and the career and professional development of DMAFB personnel.

Services Provided:

  • Military Tuition Assistance
  • Education Counseling
  • Accessing Higher Education Seminar
  • AF COOL (credentialing)
  • Formal Training
  • Civilian Training
  • Career Skills Program
  • Military Promotions Testing
  • Testing Center Education and Career Development Courses (CDCs) Defense Languages
  • Three on-base colleges offering degrees and certificate programs
  • DANTES/CLEP National Test Center

Career Assistance Advisor


Directs professional development programs to include the First Term Airmen Course. The CAA advises commanders and supervisors on issues impacting retention and counsels personnel about reenlistment opportunities and benefits.

Professional development course content complements training Airmen receive from Basic Military Training and Professional Military Education; augments lessons learned from supervisory and leadership experience; and prepares Airmen for greater responsibility as they progress through their Air Force career.

Services Provided:

  • First Term Airmen Course
  • Professional Enhancement Seminars (Amn, NCO, SNCO)
  • Informed Decision
  • Writing Seminars
  • Maxwell Leadership Courses
  • Career Counseling
  • Special Duty Job Fairs
  • Guard/Reserve Recruiter Visits

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CMSgt Carl E. Beck
Airman Leadership School (ALS)

3885 S. Craycroft, Bldg 4455
Comm: 520-228-3504 
DSN: 228-3504

The Davis-Monthan ALS prepares Senior Airmen to be professional, war fighting Airmen who can supervise and lead Air Force work teams to support the employment of air, space and cyberspace power. The ALS team works closely with personnel in leadership positions to provide numerous mentoring opportunities for Airmen attending the course.