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Air Force COOL Program

Air Force COOL Program

Through the Community College of the Air Force, AF COOL (Credentialing Opportunities Online) allows airmen to earn professional industry-recognized credentials that are mapped to your Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC).


  • Enlisted rank of E3 and above
  • Any Air Force component (Regular Air Force, Guard and Reserve)

NOTE: Guard and Reserve members must be on Title 10 or Title 2 active orders.

  • Possess a 5-skill level in an AFSC mapped to the credential


Up to $4,500 per airman

Leadership/Management Credentials for Senior Enlisted Airmen

Airmen E-7 and above have the opportunity to earn additional leadership/management certification such as:

Project Management Professional (PMP)   

Lean Six Sigma (Green or Black Belt)

Certified Ethical Hacker 

CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Network+


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