Education & Training Center


Bldg 1413 Arkansas Ave

Joint Base Andrews, Maryland 



Rm. 100




Hours of Operation

and Friday 0730-1600

Thursday 0900-1600


Closed on Weekends, AFDW Family Days & Holidays



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The Education and Training section provides base-level education and training support to the "Total Force." The education office oversees authorization of over 4 million dollars in tuition assistance funding for degrees of higher education. Primary programs include Community College of the Air Force student advisement, academic and vocational guidance/counseling from basic skills to graduate level, and guidance on all commissioning program applications. Other education opportunities include Air Force COOL, Career Skills Program, Education Deferments, Montgomery and Post 9/11 GI Bills, Transition GPS - Accessing Higher Education Workshops, and the AF Institute of Technology. The office acts as a focal point to enroll in Intermediate and Senior Development Education (IDE/SDE) via correspondence.


The testing program includes tests for college credit, undergraduate college admission, certification and interest tests. The office oversees and coordinates activities and programs of five institutions of higher learning which offer 35 degree programs on base.

Air Force Virtual Education Center

To access AFVEC, log on to the AF Portal: Scroll to: Education>Training>Force Development and select AFVEC-AF Virtual Ed Center


SkillBridge Applicant Checklist

Career Skills Program PSD Guide

AF SkillBridge Vetting Checklist

AF SkillBridge Placement POC MFR

AF SkillBridge FAQ

Colleges & Universities

Base Training

Formal Training

Military Testing

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