FO Course (Fires Observer)


Initial qualification on air-to-ground integration and conducting terminal guidance operations.

Course Overview: 

Designed to educate airmen on air-to-ground integration and enable them to conduct terminal guidance operations in support of nuclear security operations (NSO).

Target audience:

Primarily 20 AF Convoy Response Force (CRF) and Tactical Response Force (TRF) personnel, and other Security Forces personnel upon request.


  1. Assigned duties as a Fires Observer
  2. Complete Joint Fires Observer (JFO) Familiarization on Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) prior to arriving. Link: