Airman Leadership School
ALS is a five-week-long program designed to develop airmen into effective front-line supervisors. The classes prepare them to lead their future teams to help support the overall Air Force mission. ALS focuses on developing leadership abilities, the profession of arms, and building effective communication.
Senior Airmen with 48 months time in service or those with a promotion line number for Staff Sergeant. The member must have a current passing fitness score to attend and have at least six months retainability from the projected class graduation date.
- JOHN L. LEVITOW AWARD
This is the highest honor awarded at PME. This award is presented to the student who achieves the highest overall standing from a combination of academic scores, performance evaluations, and leadership qualities
- DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE AWARD
The award is presented to the top 10% of the class, based on standing from a combination of academic scores, performance evaluations, and leadership qualities
- ACADEMIC AWARD
This award is presented to the student who excelled as a scholar and is based on all summative, objective, and performance evaluation scores
- COMMANDANT AWARD
This award is presented to the student who, in the commandant’s judgment, made the most significant contribution to the overall success of their class. The John L. Levitow Award winner is not eligible for this award