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Program management training available Dec. 13

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HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass.  –  The Air Force Acquisition Career Management Team will visit here Dec. 13 and hold two training sessions open to many base personnel.

The career field team will focus on program management-related issues for mid-level civilian employees, but all Airmen, including civilians, military and contractors with supervisor permission, may attend one of the sessions. The training will be at the Hanscom Conference Center Concord room from 8 to 11 a.m. and 12 to 3 p.m.

“We’re really trying to reach our GS-12 and 13-level program managers,” said Patrick Marr, Hanscom's Program Management career field manager. “People who attend this course will better understand materiel and senior materiel leader positions and the direction of the career field overall.”

Discussion topics pertinent to acquisition workforce development will include:

·         Air Force Acquisition Career Management Team (SAF/AQH) mission and overview

·         Acquisition Professional Development program (APDP) / Reviewing your records

·         Tuition assistance

·         Civilian program manager materiel leader/Senior materiel leader (ML/SML)

·         Force development

·         Program Executive Officer development initiatives


Register on ETMS by clicking “Self-Registration” and searching "SAF/AQH - Spread the Word" or course number "SAF/AQ-STW.” Attendees will earn 1.5 continuous learning points. The event point of contact is Hannah Germain at DSN: 845-2031.