Global Force Management (GFM) Operations Plans Analyst - 30791 in Shaw Air Force Base, SC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

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Job Description



The GFM Operations Plans Strategic Support position supports AFCENT/A3 by assisting with the management of the staffing process for HAF, ACC, Joint Staff and USCENTCOM GFM related tasking.  This position provides administrative review of AFCENT Request for Forces (RFF) and REDEPORDs prior to submission to the Combined Force Component Commander and assists deployed units in crafting GFM products. Interfaces with USAF Commands, Higher Headquarters Air Force, and USCENTCOM to ensure USAFCENT equities are implemented into the Global Force Management Allocation Plan (GFMAP). Additional tasks and responsibilities required by this position include but are not limited to;

  • Supports all aspects of GFM operations planning for USAFCENT to include forecasting USAFCENT requirements and provides inputs to joint and combined manning requests.
  • Assist in coordinating development of CJCS-directed deliberate plans during steady-state operations.
  • Assist in effective deployment of response forces to meet emergent contingencies.
  • Provides guidance to the USAFCENT Functional Area Managers (FAM)and provides assistance to define requirements in the USAF deployment system.
  • Provides operational knowledge and use of Force Requirements Enhanced Database (FRED) and Joint Capabilities Requirements Manager (JCRM) GFM tools sets.
  • Assists USAFCENT’s rated FAM and assists USAFCENT deployed staffs.
  • Responsible for QC and submission of USAFCENT database Change Requests (CRs).
  • Assists the set up and management of USAFCENT led GFM management meetings and provides inputs to HHQ GFM related conferences.
  • Trains and provides continuity to newly assigned action officers to the Current Operations Division and provides GFM overview briefings to deployers.
  • Reviews current and future AF instructions and joint publications and makes




  1. Have one year experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications/e-mail systems or the equivalent.
  2. Three years’ experience on a numbered AF or component command staff or higher level.
  3. Three years’ experience in a staff organization working with GFM functions and databases.

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