NOTAM NamevUSAA TRADOC Commander Posting
NOTAM Creation Date2019-08-07

4 August 2019


SUBJECT:  Posting of TRADOC Commander

1.  IAW vUSAA Regulation 1-1, the position of TRADOC Commander is being posted.  The position will remain open until filled.  This position is open to all pilots of the CW3 rank or higher who have satisfactorily completed all MQT training flights on their primary airframe, and who have remained compliant with monthly flight requirements.

2.  This position will be responsible for the day-to-day flight operations of line unit pilots and will report directly to the Vice CoS or CoS.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, directing subordinate units in exercises, processing requests for unit transfers, mission creation and monitoring during non-event periods, and creation and dissemination of orders as directed by the CoS, VCoS, or G3.

3.  Individual selected for this role will receive a discretionary promotion to the rank of vBG (Brigadier General).  Further promotions will be based on time in role.  Assigned billet will be located at Fort Rucker, AL.

4.  If the selected individual is in a flag position (O7-O10) with another VSOA, they will need to receive written permission from that VSO’s leadership to apply for this position, and it must be forwarded to the CoS or the VCoS for review.  We will be reaching out to those specific leaders to determine eligibility.  vUSAA leadership is not wanting to take away valuable resources from another VSO in order to fulfill our needs.

5.  Interested parties should submit a letter of intent to the POC listed below, detailing leadership experience (both real and virtual), goals for the organization, and details on why you think you would be a good fit for this role.

6.  Point of contact for this action is vGEN Jason Anderson (CoS) or vGEN Mike Shortle (VCoS) at

Jason Anderson
Chief of Staff

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