Section IIA | Section IIB

The information listed below reflects Sections IIA-IIB in the 2023 E5 Enlisted Promotions References and Requirements Catalog.

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Index of SKTs for Promotion to SSgt. To see the list of references required for an AFS, click on the title.

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AFPT/ AFSCRev #AFPT TitleNotes Refer to Part 3 Section II for Note Details
1A05173In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman (Includes all shreds)1,2
1A15173Flight Engineer Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
1A25173Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman (Includes all shreds)1, 2
1A35173Airborne Mission Systems Specialist Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
1A65173Flight Attendant Journeyman 
1A851 Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1A852 Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operator JourneymanPFE only
1A95173Special Mission Aviator Journeyman (Includes all shreds)1, 2
1B451 Cyber Warfare Operations JourneymanPFE only
1C05273Aviation Resource Management Journeyman 
1C15173Air Traffic Control Journeyman 
1C35173Command and Control Operations Journeyman 
1C55173Command and Control Battle Management Operations Journeyman (Includes D shred) 
1C651 Space Systems Operations JourneymanPFE only
1C75173Airfield Management Journeyman 
1C85373Radar, Airfield, & Weather Systems Journeyman (formerly 1C851 and 1C852) 
1D751 Cyber Defense Operations Journeyman (Includes all shredsPFE only
1D752 Spectrum Operations Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1D753 Cable and Antenna Operations Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1H05173Aerospace Physiology Journeyman (formerly 4M051) 
1N051 All Source Intelligence Analyst JourneymanPFE only
1N151 Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1N251 Signals Intelligence Analyst Journeyman (Includes A and C shreds)PFE only
1N351 Cryptologic Language Analyst Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1N451 Intelligence Analyst Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1N452 Cryptologic Language Analyst & Reporter JourneymanPFE only
1N751 Human Intelligence Specialist JourneymanPFE only
1N851 Targeting Analyst JourneymanPFE only
1P05173Aircrew Flight Equipment Craftsman (Include A and B shreds) 
1S051 Safety JourneymanPFE only
1T05173Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Journeyman 
1U05173Sensor Operator Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
1U151 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Pilot Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1W05173Weather Journeyman 
1Z15173Pararescue Journeyman (formerly 1T251)1
1Z25173Combat Control Journeyman (formerly 1C2XX)1,2
1Z35173Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman (formerly 1C4XX)1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10
1Z45173Special Reconnaissance Journeyman (formerly 1W052) 
2A05173Avionics Test Station and Components Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A25173Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Journeyman (Includes A shred)PFE only
2A25273Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems JourneymanPFE only
2A25373Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems Journeyman (Includes A shred)PFE only
2A35373Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A35473Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A35573Advanced Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A35773Tactical Aircraft Maintenance (5th Generation) Journeyman (Includes A and B shreds) 
2A35873Remotely Piloted Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes A and B shreds) 
2A55173Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A55273Helicopter/Tiltrotor Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes B and D shreds) 
2A55473Refuel/Bomber Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A651C73Aerospace Propulsion Journeyman (TF33, CF6, F103, F108, F117, TFE-731, TF39, PW 2040, F138 Jet Engines (Airlift, Special Mission, and B-52 aircraft) 
2A651F73Aerospace Propulsion Journeyman (F100, F101, F110, F118, F119, F135, TF34 Jet Engines (A-10, B-1, B-2, F-15, F-16, F-22, F-35, U-2 aircraft) 
2A651H73Aerospace Propulsion (Turboprop and Turboshaft) Journeyman (helicopter, propeller, and tiltrotor aircraft) 
2A65273Aerospace Ground Equipment Journeyman 
2A65373Aircrew Egress Systems Journeyman 
2A65473Aircraft Fuel Systems Journeyman 
2A65573Aircraft Hydraulic Systems Journeyman 
2A65673Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems Journeyman 
2A75173Aircraft Metals Technology Journeyman1
2A75273Nondestructive Inspection Journeyman 
2A75373Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman 
2A75573Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman 
2A85173Mobility Air Forces Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
2A85273Mobility Air Forces Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
2A95173Bomber/Special Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
2A95273Bomber/Special Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
2A95373Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
2F05173Fuels Journeyman 
2G05173Logistics Plans Journeyman 
2M05173Missile and Space Systems Electronic Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2M05273Missile and Space Systems Maintenance Journeyman 
2M05373Missile and Space Facilities Journeyman 
2P05173Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Journeyman1,2
2R05173Maintenance Management Analysis Journeyman1, 2
2R15173Maintenance Management Production Journeyman 
2S05173Materiel Management Journeyman 
2T05173Traffic Management Journeyman 
2T15173Ground Transportation Journeyman 
2T25173Air Transportation Journeyman1
2T35173Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman 
2T351A73Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance (Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle & Equipment) Journeyman 
2T351C73Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance (Materiel Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L) Journeyman 
2T35773Fleet Management and Analysis Journeyman 
2W05173Munitions Systems Journeyman 
2W15173Aircraft Armament Systems Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2W25173Nuclear Weapons Journeyman 
3D050 Cyber Operations Journeyman (Includes 3D051, 3D052, and 3D053)PFE only
3D054 Computer Systems Programming JourneymanPFE only
3D151 Client Systems JourneymanPFE only
3D152 Cyber Transport Systems JourneymanPFE only
3D153 RF Transmission Systems JourneymanPFE only
3D154 Spectrum Operations JourneymanPFE only
3D157 Cable and Antenna Systems JourneymanPFE only
3E05173Electrical Systems Journeyman 
3E05273Electrical Power Production Journeyman1, 2
3E15173Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Journeyman1, 2
3E25173Pavements and Construction Equipment Journeyman1, 2
3E35173Structural Journeyman1, 2
3E45173Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance Journeyman (Includes A shred) 
3E45373Pest Management Journeyman1, 2
3E55173Engineering Journeyman1,2
3E65173Operations Management Journeyman 
3E75173Fire Protection Journeyman 
3E85173Explosive Ordnance Disposal Journeyman 
3E95173Emergency Management Journeyman 
3F051 Personnel JourneymanPFE only
3F151 Services JourneymanPFE only
3F251 Education and Training JourneymanPFE only
3F351 Manpower JourneymanPFE only
3F451 Equal Opportunity JourneymanPFE only
3F551 Administration JourneymanPFE only
3G051 Talent Acquisition JourneymanPFE only
3H051 Historian JourneymanPFE only
3N05673Public Affairs Journeyman 
3N1/3N2/3N3 Regional/Premier Band Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
3P05173Security Forces (Includes A and B shreds) JourneymanPFE only
4A05173Health Services Management Journeyman (Includes S shred) 
4A15173Medical Materiel Journeyman 
4A25173Biomedical Equipment Journeyman 
4B05173Bioenvironmental Engineering Journeyman1, 2
4C05173Mental Health Service Journeyman 
4D05173Diet Therapy Journeyman1, 2
4E05173Public Health Journeyman 
4H05173Respiratory Care Practitioner Journeyman1, 2
4J05273Physical Medicine Journeyman 
4J052A Physical Medicine (Orthotic) JourneymanPFE only
4N05173Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman (Includes B, C, D and F shreds)1
4N15173Surgical Service Journeyman (Includes B, C, and D shreds) 
4P05173Pharmacy Journeyman1, 2
4R05173Diagnostic Imaging Journeyman (Includes all shreds)1, 2
4T05173Medical Laboratory Journeyman 
4T05273Histopathology Journeyman1, 2
4V05173Ophthalmic Journeyman (Includes S shred)1
4Y05173Dental Assistant Journeyman (Includes H shred) 
4Y05273Dental Laboratory Journeyman 
5J05173Paralegal Journeyman 
5R05173Religious Affairs Journeyman 
6C05173Contracting Journeyman 
6F05173Financial Management and Comptroller Journeyman1, 2
7S051 Special Investigations JourneymanPFE only
9S100 Scientific Applications Specialist JourneymanPFE only



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RI/SDITesting to GradeIndex of Reporting Identifiers and Special Duty IdentifiersNOTES
8A200E5/6Enlisted AidePFE Only
8A300E5/6ProtocolPFE Only
8B000E6Military Training InstructorPFE Only
8B100E6Military Training LeaderPFE Only
8D100E5/6Language & Cultural AdvisorPFE Only
8G000Honor GuardE5/6PFE Only
8H000E6Airmen Dorm LeaderPFE Only
8K000E5/6Software Development SpecialistPFE Only
8P000E5/6CourierPFE Only
8P100E6Defense AttachéPFE Only
8R000E6Enlisted Accessions RecruiterPFE Only
8R200E6Second-Tier RecruiterPFE Only
8S000E6Missile Facility ManagerPFE Only
8S200E5/6Combat Crew CommunicationsNote 11
8T000E6Professional Military Education InstructorPFE Only
8T100E6Enlisted PME Instructional System DesignerPFE Only
8U000E5/6Unit Deployment ManagerPFE Only
9A000E5/6Enlisted AIrmanPFE Only
9A300E5/6Enlisted AirmanPFE Only
9A500All GradesEnlisted AirmanPFE Only
9E100E5/6Command Chief Executive AssistantNote 11
9F000E5/6First Term Airmen Center NCOICPFE Only
9I000E5/6Futures AirmenNote 11
9L000E5/6Interpreter/TranslatorPFE Only
9M200E6International Health SpecialistsPFE Only
9P000E5/6PatientNote 11
9U000E5/6Enlisted Airman Ineligible for Local UtilizationPFE Only