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  • Air University

    The Intellectual and Leadership Center of the Air Force
    The Air University, with headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., is a key component of Air Education and Training Command, and is the Air Force's center for professional military education.

  • Air War College

    Air War College
    The goal at the Air War College is important and clear - to develop cross-domain mastery of joint air power and its strategic contributions to national security.

  • Air Command and Staff College

    Air Command & Staff College
    The mission of Air Command & Staff College is on prepare our students to develop, employ, and command air, space and cyberspace power in joint, multinational and interagency operations.

  • Squadron Officer School

    Squadron Officer College
    The mission of Squadron Officer College is to develop Company Grade Officers as leaders of integrity ready to fly, fight and win.

  • International Officer School

    International Officer School
    International Officer School's mission focus is to educate and support international military students and manage Air University's international programs.

  • Welcome Students

    International Officer School
    Our Schools and Academic Centers share a common goal, to develop the best possible leaders at each stage of their careers, ready to lead the Air Force into the future. Want to know how to get started? Check out the students page to receive more information.

  • History of Spaatz Center and The Air University

    History of Spaatz Center & Air University
    Our Schools and Academic Centers have a vital professional education mission, to provide the resources, education, strategies and training to develop and nurture the best leaders possible.


Congratulations on your selection to attend one of the prestigious Carl A. Spaatz Center schools. You have a challenging time ahead of you, with courses in strategy, doctrine, airpower, international relations, strategic leadership, global security, military planning, and military use of land, sea, air, and space environments. We have students from all the U.S. military services, over 40 foreign countries, and many of the non-military U.S. government agencies.

Below is some information and resources that can help you get started.

Faculty / Staff

When you arrive, Please report first to the Spaatz Center in Bldg 1401, Room 1103--DP1 (formerly the Orderly Room) for in-processing. They will then direct you to your appropriate school for further in-processing.

Contact Information

Education Support Squadron

325 Chennault Circle

Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

Phone: 334.953.7808 / 6794 / 2578

DP1 Email: