First Term Airmen Center (FTAC) & Professional Enhancement Center

1510 Bemiss Rd, Bldg 1223
(229) 257-2054
DSN: 460-2054
Fax: (229) 257-2030
FTAC Team Leader: (229) 257-5195
Fax: (229) 257-2347

Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
Monday – Friday: 7:30 am4:30 pm.
DSN: 257-2054

FTAC’s Mission
We are functionally established to provide “first duty station” orientation. Our goal is to ensure Airmen are given the right tools to start them out on a successful military career.

First Term Airmen Center (FTAC)
The Development Advisor (DA) manages daily FTAC operations. The FTAC Team Leader is a rotating position filled by an NCO from a different group every 6 months to assist in the FTAC operations. FTAC conducts approx. 22 five-day courses each year for approximately 450 Airmen. The last day of the course, day 5, is set aside for Resiliency Training. This training is conducted by the Military and Family Readiness Center. The FTAC course covers mandatory topics, such as personal and finance in-processing, education in-processing, the Military & Family Readiness Center brief, suicide prevention and awareness (Life Skills Clinic), TRICARE/medical in-processing, disaster preparedness, Wing Safety orientation, Equal Opportunity (EO), Substance Abuse Education, Prevention and Treatment, mission orientation briefing, enlisted force structure, legal service/ADC, Internet technology (Virtual AF), Development Advisor, Sexual Assault, AEF Center, AFSO21, Dress/Appearance, Discipline, Healthy Relationships, and physical training.

Professional Enhancement Mission
The role of the Team Moody Professional Enhancement Center is to support and enhance high-quality professional enhancement programs. We strive to prepare individuals for career progression and encourage them to become effective supervisors, managers, and leaders.

Professional Enhancement Center
The Development Advisor (DA) oversees all Professional Enhancement Programs. The DA provides Airmen with the information needed to make informed career decisions. The DA conducts group retraining counseling sessions for over 1,000 members per year. The DA also conducts other one-on-one career counseling sessions such as assignments, reenlistment, and separation options. The DA conducts 10 Professional Enhancement courses each year – each course is 4 days with 20 to 30 or more students per class and covers all required mandatory topics. The DA also conducts two SNCO Professional Enhancement courses each year – the course is 4 days with approx. 65-85 MSgt selects and covers all required mandatory topics. DA also holds an Enlisted Job Fair/AFSC Showcase every year for those who are considering retraining, special duties, commissioning, ANG, AF Reserves, or Army, Blue-to-Green. Professional Enhancement programs are held in building 1223 located next door to ALS across Bemiss. It is a $650,000, 4,300 square foot facility equipped with 3 classrooms and an 84-seat auditorium.

Airman Leadership School

DSN: 257-3746
Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
DSN: 257-2725

The Jason D. Cunningham Airman Leadership School (ALS) is a 5-week course designed to prepare Airmen for supervisory and leadership responsibilities. ALS is a requirement for promotion to SSgt and you must be an ALS graduate in order to supervise/rate.

The course has four areas of concentration: Professional Airman, Expeditionary Airman, Supervisor of Airmen, and Supervisory Communicator. All areas provide the tools necessary to be effective supervisors and leaders in today’s Air Force. The course contains 192 hours of curriculum instruction over 24 academic duty days. The school graduates seven classes annually with roughly 350 students per year.

All students should be considered in “TDY” status for the duration of the course. Students attending ALS are exempt from exercises, recalls, and PT testing (which should be accomplished prior to attending). Students needing to WAPS test should be scheduled for testing before/after attending ALS. Good communication between ALS staff and commanders/first sergeants/students is necessary to ensure proper notification/preparation time prior to class start dates.

The eligibility requirements for attending ALS are as follows:

  • Students cannot be on a control roster.
  • Students cannot be under investigation.
  • Students must be able to participate in PT and drill/ceremony.
  • Students must have a minimum of 6 months retainability after graduation.


3202 Gardner Street, Bldg. 440
(229) 257-2916
(229) 257-1554

Testing Programs are a significant part of the educational experience. The Moody Education Testing Center in conjunction with Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s National Testing Center (NTC) provides a wide variety of testing opportunities to the base populace. In addition to military testing such as promotion and end-of-course, we offer college-level exams as well as certification testing via Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s National Testing Center (NTC).

Primary Exams Offered

Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)
The AFCT is the active-duty version of the ASVAB and is meant for members who may need to increase their ASVAB scores for retraining or special assignments. Contact the Moody Library for study guides and online test preparation materials.

Electronic Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (eAFOQT).
The eAFOQT is required for individuals seeking to apply to become an Air Force Officer via the Air Force Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) or Officer Training School (OTS). This exam is also offered by the NTC. See below for more information.

Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)
The DLAB is required for certain assignments or retraining. It is a standardized examination used to determine a person’s natural ability to learn a foreign language.

Click here to review a DLAB pamphlet with sample questions.

Click here to review additional DLAB information.

Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)
The DLPT is generally a two-part consisting of reading and listening and measures a person’s proficiency in a specific foreign language.

Click Here for additional DLPT information.

Testing Schedule

Online test scheduling through your Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) account: You can now schedule your AFCT, DLPT, DLAB exam online! Most test dates can be requested via the AFVEC under the “Scheduled Tests” tab by clicking SCHEDULE TEST. Your AFVEC account can be accessed through the Air Force Portal by clicking AFVEC under the Career & Training tab. If you do not have an AFVEC account, please take a moment to create one so that you can utilize this system in the future for your testing and educational needs. If you have questions or encounter issues in the process of scheduling a test, please call 229-257-3169, 229-257-2916 or email the Moody Testing Center at

The testing schedule is as follows:
2nd and 4th Thursday – DLPT/DLAB/AFCT@ 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
2nd and 4th Wednesday – CDC @ 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Testing: Email for scheduling of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Electronic Data Processing Test (EDPT), the Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS), and other exams.

End of Course (EOC) exam requests should be sent by your Unit Training Manager.

Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS) testing requests should be sent by your Unit WAPS Monitor to the Base Test Control Officer (TCO).

(229) 253-9571
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
3010 Robinson Road, Bldg. 328

Primary Exams Offered

College Level Exams
The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) are credit-by-examination programs that measures a student’s level of comprehension of introductory college-level material. These tests are ideal for students interested in earning college credit for material they may already know.

CLEP exams are offered on Tuesdays at 8:30 am. 10:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. Use the following link sign/create an account: You can then register to take your exam through register blast:

The DSST Speech exam is offered every 2nd and 4th Monday at 8:30 a.m.

All other DSST exams are offered on Thursdays at 8:30 am. 10:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. Use the register blast to schedule your exam:

Click on the respective link below for more information only concerning CLEP/DSST exams. However, follow the registration procedures above to register to take your exam at the NTC. Additionally, the Moody Library has study material to include online test preparation guides. Stop by to set up an account to get started.

Click Here for CLEP Information.

Click Here for DSST Information.

Certification Exams
The NTC is also a certified Pearson Vue testing center administering several certification and licensure examinations for most computer certifications, Project Management, and many other programs. The NTC is also able to administer the Electronic Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (eAFOQT).

Thes exams are primarily on offered on Wednesdays. Contact WGTC at (229) 253-9571 for more information.

Click Here for more information concerning the eAFOQT.

Click Here to find out if your credential is offered at Moody.

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