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International Officer School Seal AGA Appreciation Night
The Alabama Goodwill Ambassadors Appreciation Night (AGAAN) is a formal event hosted annually by the Commander, Air University to express gratitude to the AGAs.AGAs who sponsor a student during the year are invited and are recognized or presented awards based on achievements of certain milestones.Typically, attendance numbers range from 300-400
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International Officer School Seal Alabama Goodwill Ambassadors
Alabama Goodwill Ambassadors (AGAs) are volunteers who assist international officers and their families who are attending various schools at the Air University on Maxwell AFB. AGAs act as family sponsors, help with acculturation through the International Family Orientation Program (IFOP), and teach English with the International Dependents' English
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International Officer School Seal Alabama, National, or International Driver's License?
In the state of Alabama, you are allowed to drive using a valid national or international license for up to one year, as long as the license is written in English. If you license is not written in English, the IOS can assist you in obtaining a translation. Your license must remain valid through your departure from the U.S. as national licenses
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International Officer School Seal Arriving in Montgomery
If you are flying into the Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM), within your authorized arrival window, you will be greated by a member of the schoolhouse you are about to enter. This person will provide you with a welcome folder, the date and time to report to the IOS to inprocess (which is a mandatory appointment), and with transportation to your
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International Officer School Seal Enlisted Professional Military Education Courses
USAF Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA): Welcome Package Welcome Letter ALE Student Guide USAF First Sergeant's Academy: Reporting Instructions  
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International Officer School Seal Field Studies Program
The Field Studies Program (FSP) is congressionally mandated with authorities derived from USC Title 22. The goal is to ensure that international students return to their homelands with an understanding of the responsibilities of governments, militaries, and citizens to protect, preserve, and respect the rights of every individual. The Field Studies
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International Officer School Seal Frequently Asked Questions
Why are there international officers at Maxwell, AFB?One of the U.S. Air Force's core functions is building partnerships. The establishment of strong, foundational aviation enterprises in our partner nations enables successful, sustainable, security within their own borders while contributing to regional stability. Successful partnerships ensure
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International Officer School Seal Housing
NOTE: In the U.S., where you choose to live dictates where your children will go to school; this is called zoning. Some schools in the area are rated better than others, so you may want to do some research prior to making a decision on where to live. For more information on zoning and school ratings, click here.  On Base: Privatized HousingFor
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International Officer School Seal Inprocessing
InprocessingUpon your arrival at the Montgomery Regional Airport (if arriving within the allowed arrival window) you will be greeted by a member of the schoolhouse you are about to enter, who will provide you with the date and time of your inprocessing appointment at the International Officer School (IOS). This is a mandatory appointment that
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International Officer School Seal International Dependents' English Course
Course Start: 5 September (Tuesday) - 13 Oct 2017Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 09:00-12:00  While the international officers attending various schools across Maxwell AFB and Gunter Annex are required to have proficiency in the English language prior to their arrival in Montgomery, their families are not.The International Dependents' English Course
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International Officer School Seal International Family Loan Program
The International Family Loan Program (IFLP) is a resource for all IMS attending courses at Air University to rent basic household items at a low cost. This program is intended to reduce the economic strain on IMS. IMS are eligible to rent as much as needed for the entire duration of their course. They are required to sign for and are responsible
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International Officer School Seal International Family Orientation Program
 16 Jun 2017, 1500-1600: Open House19 - 27 Jun 2017Weekdays, 0730-1200  The International Family Orientation Program (IFOP) is an official Air University sponsored event run entirely by volunteers from the Montgomery area and funded by donations. IFOP is a week and a half long program, free for participants, focused on helping adult and children
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International Officer School Seal International Honor Roll
The International Honor Roll (IHR) is a prestigious tribute to international alumni of the Air University who have attained the status of Air Force Chief of Staff or other prominent positions in either a military or civilian capacity.  The Air University, in coordination with the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Office of International Affairs
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International Officer School Seal International Officer School
Mission. Prepare international military students and their families for Air University Professional Military Educations (PME) programs and partner with international leaders through engagement and outreach.The International Officer School (IOS) is the lead-up course to prepare all international officers for attending Air War College (AWC), Air
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International Officer School Seal International Student Sponsorship Program: The Alabama Goodwill Ambassadors
Alabama Goodwill Ambassadors (AGAs) are volunteer sponsors who assist international officers and their families who are attending various schools at the Air University on Maxwell AFB. AGAs ease the family's transition into the local community and, through friendship, help make them feel welcome, help to foster international relations, and create a
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International Officer School Seal Know the Community
  Restaurants The following areas are good places to find many places to eat. Downtown Montgomery: The Alley East Montgomery: The Shoppes at Eastchase Prattville: Cobbs Ford Road - High Point Town Center & Legends Pkwy    
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International Officer School Seal Local Schools & Universities
In the U.S., all school age children must attend school or face truancy. Truancy is when a child misses school without parental permission. In the state of Alabama, policy states that the parent or legal guardian is responsible for requiring any child between the ages of 7 and 16 to attend school regularly. If a child becomes truant, the parent or
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International Officer School Seal Lodging
On Base: The Maxwell InnUnaccompanied students receiving U.S. Government travel and living allowance (TLA) must reside in the Visiting Officer Quarters (VOQ). The IOS will reserve VOQ lodging for all unaccompanied students prior to arrival. Should a student receiving TLA choose to live off-base for any reason, all allowances will be forfeited.
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International Officer School Seal Maxwell AFB School Liaison Officer
Maxwell AFB has a School Liaison Officer (SLO) who works with the local school districts to advocate for military families. IMS should feel free to contact the SLO with any questions regarding schools in the local area. Click here to email the SLO.
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International Officer School Seal Obtaining a Vehicle
Renting or LeasingCompanies offer short and long term rent or lease options. There will be a contract to sign and policies on car repair, driving distance limitations, etc.Often, the renting or leasing company will take care of all or some of the vehicle registration process for you (such as vehicle tag or license plates and registration fees). Be
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International Officer School Seal Professional Continuing Education Courses
School of Advanced Air & Space Studies (SAASS)Joint Air Operations Planning Course (JAOPC)Contingency Wartime planning Course (CWPC)Judge Advocate Staff officer Course (JASOC)Operations Law CourseCombined Forces Air Component Commander's CourseSenior Joint Information Operations Application Course Reporting Instructions  Master's Programs: The
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International Officer School Seal Public & Private Schools
Public School In the U.S., children will attend schools that they are zoned for. School zoning means that where your residence is located will determine the school your children will attend. It is HIGHLY recommended that, prior to signing a lease, you do your research on Public School District zoning in Montgomery County, Autauga County (if living
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International Officer School Seal Student & Family Support Programs
    International Family Loan Program (IFLP)  A resource for all international students attending courses at Air University to rent basic household items at a low cost.     Airport Welcome Booth 
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International Officer School Seal Student Reporting Instructions
Air War College (AWC) Reporting Instructions Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) Reporting Instructions Squadron Officer School (SOS)
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International Officer School Seal The Air Command & Staff College Preparatory Course
2017 Arrival Window:  30 May - 1 June 2017IOS Preparatory Course:  5 June - 27 July 2017ACSC:  31 July 2017 - 4 June 2018 This seven-week course prepares international officers in the ranks of Major and Lieutenant Colonel (or equivalent) to participate in the Air Command and Staff College (ACSC). The course's core curriculum focuses on development
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