U.S. Coast Guard
Aviation A School Assignments
ASTC Samuel Ariola, Assignment Officer
ASSIGNMENT OFFICER's HOT WORD:
Members intending to apply for Aviation A-school should start the Flight Physical process early. Units shall include verification email with the A-school request for AMT, AET, or AST that members physical has been released in AERO by local clinic to PSC for processing. Any request without this email will be returned to unit as incomplete. Candidates will not be added to the A-school list without an approved PSC flight physical.
If the candidate requires a medical waiver to attend A-school a waiver request will need to be drafted by the member and routed through command for endorsement, See template below. The completed memo shall be sent to the following: ARL-PF-CGPSC-EPM-1-(Career-Retentions).Aviation Waiver Template can be found on the portal page.
.*As of Oct 1, 2015 and until
further notice the EPME AQE has been waived to attend A-school. A-school
candidates shall have completed E-4 EPME RPQ's (sign-offs) prior to
executing orders to A-school.
*You will be required to obligate 24 months plus number of training days for your school to attend A-school. See the following for info on course length: http://www2.tracenpetaluma.com/tqc/aschool.asp
*If you do not meet the reenlistment criteria as Per ALCOAST 093/14 your current command should request a waiver prior to you receiving orders to A-school.
New Active Duty “A” School Request Format
SUBJ: AIRMAN PROGRAM INTEGRATION WITH AVIATION CLASS A SCHOOLS A. Performance, Training, and Education Manual, COMDTINST M1500.10 (series) B. Enlisted Accessions, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2 (series) C. Aeronautical Engineering Maintenance Management Manual, COMDTINST M13020.1 (series) D. Aviation Workforce Restructuring, COMDTINST 5221.1 (series) 1. Through close collaboration with COMDT (CG-41) and DCMS-81, the Airman Program described in refs (A-D) is now integrated into Class A school for AET, AMT, and AST ratings. Implications follow:
** AST Candidates **
The Screening Test Link below provides information on testing instructions/requirements and exercise descriptions. Supervisors shall familiarize themselves with the content and ensure AST candidates are briefed and fully understand what is required. It is imperative that all exercise descriptions and times outlined be strictly adhered to during the PFT exam. Upon successful completion, the PFT grading sheet (contained in PFT document) shall be completed, signed and emailed to EPM "A" School Assignment Officer, POC: ASTC Ariola at Samuel.a.ariola.uscg.mil. After receipt, review and EPM approval, members temporary PFT code previously assigned will be removed. Please complete at the earliest convenience.
Commanding Officers/Officers-In-Charge are required to ensure member is counseled and adequately prepared for the required entry level physical training screen exam administered during the first week of training. With the possible delay from initial unit Pre-Screening PFT and members actual class convening date; although not required, it is recommended that units reevaluate the candidate to ensure requirements are still maintained. If completed and reevaluation reveals failure to complete, contact EPM POC: ASTC Ariola for direction.
AIRCREW CANDIDATE (ACC) PHYSICALS
Flight Physicals will be processed in the order that they are submitted.
R 301755Z JUL 13
FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-112//
TO AIG 4905
SUBJ: AIRCREW CANDIDATE (ACC) PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS UPDATE A. COMCOGARD WASHINGTON DC 101919Z JUN13/AIG 4905 B. Coast Guard Aviation Medical Manual, COMDTINST M6410.3 (series) 1. This AIG clarifies REF A.
2. The period of validity for an ACC physical examination is now 24 months.
3. This change will be updated in the next version of REF B.
4. POC: CAPT Jeff Salvon-Harman (CG-1121), 202-475-5170
5. CAPT Deborah Noyes, Chief, Office of Health Services, sends.
6. Internet release is authorized.
AVIATION INFORMATION LINKS
Aviation Technical Training Center (A School)
https://cgportal2.uscg.mil/units/attc/aschool (Intranet Only)
Force Master Chief
AMT Rating Force Master Chief
AST Rating Force Master Chief
https://cgportal2.uscg.mil/communities/ast-rfmc/SitePages/AST Rating Force Master Chief's Corner Homepage.aspx
USCG Personnel Service Center
Aviation "A" School Assignment Officer