Section IIA | Section IIB

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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 TitleRefer to Part 3 Section II for Note Details
1A051 In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1A151 Flight Engineer Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1A251 Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1A35174Airborne Mission Systems Specialist Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
1A651 Flight Attendant JourneymanPFE only
1A851 Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1A852 Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operator JourneymanPFE only
1A951 Special Mission Aviator Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1B451 Cyber Warfare Operations JourneymanPFE only
1C05274Aviation Resource Management Journeyman 
1C15174Air Traffic Control Journeyman 
1C351 Command and Control Operations JourneymanPFE only
1C55174Command and Control Battle Management Operations Journeyman (Includes D shred) 
1C651 Space Systems Operations JourneymanPFE only
1C75174Airfield Management Journeyman 
1C85374Radar, 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
1H05174Aerospace 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
1P051A74Aircrew Flight Equipment Journeyman (Ejection Aircraft) 
1P051B74Aircrew Flight Equipment Journeyman (Non-Ejection Aircraft) 
1S051 Safety JourneymanPFE only
1T05174Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Journeyman 
1U05174Sensor Operator Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
1U151 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Pilot Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
1W05174Weather Journeyman 
1Z15174Pararescue Journeyman (formerly 1T251)1
1Z251 Combat Control Journeyman (formerly 1C2XX)PFE only
1Z35174Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman (formerly 1C4XX) 
1Z45174Special Reconnaissance Journeyman (formerly 1W052) 
2A051 Avionics Test Station and Components Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A25374Special Operations Forces/Personnel Recovery (SOF/PR) Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems Journeyman (Includes A shred) 
2A35374Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A35474Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A35574Advanced Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A35774Tactical Aircraft Maintenance (5th Generation) Journeyman (Includes A and B shreds) 
2A35874Remotely Piloted Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes A and B shreds) 
2A55174Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A55274Helicopter/Tiltrotor Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes B and D shreds) 
2A55474Refuel/Bomber Aircraft Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2A651C74Aerospace Propulsion Journeyman (TF33, CF6, F103, F108, F117, TFE-731, TF39, PW 2040, F138 Jet Engines (Airlift, Special Mission, and B-52 aircraft) 
2A651F74Aerospace 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) 
2A651H74Aerospace Propulsion (Turboprop and Turboshaft) Journeyman (helicopter, propeller, and tiltrotor aircraft) 
2A65274Aerospace Ground Equipment Journeyman 
2A65374Aircrew Egress Systems Journeyman 
2A65474Aircraft Fuel Systems Journeyman 
2A65574Aircraft Hydraulic Systems Journeyman 
2A65674Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems Journeyman 
2A75174Aircraft Metals Technology Journeyman1
2A75274Nondestructive Inspection Journeyman 
2A75374Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman 
2A75574Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman 
2A954 Heavy Aircraft Integrated Avionics Journeyman (formally 2A251, 2A252, 2A253, 2A81, 2A852, 2A951, and 2A952)PFE only
2A954A C4ISR Mission Systems Journeyman (E-3, E-4, E-7, E-8, EC-130H, RC-135, VC-25) (formally 2A9X3)PFE only
2F05174Fuels Journeyman 
2G05174Logistics Plans Journeyman 
2M051 Missile and Space Systems Electronic Maintenance Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
2M05274Missile and Space Systems Maintenance Journeyman 
2M05374Missile and Space Facilities Journeyman 
2P05174Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Journeyman1, 2
2R251 Maintenance Management Production Journeyman (Previously 2R051 and 2R151)PFE only
2S05174Materiel Management Journeyman 
2T05174Traffic Management Journeyman 
2T15174Ground Transportation Journeyman 
2T251 Air Transportation JourneymanPFE only
2T35174Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman 
2T351A74Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance (Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle & Equipment) Journeyman 
2T351C74Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance (Materiel Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L) Journeyman 
2T35774Fleet Management and Analysis Journeyman 
2W05174Munitions Systems Journeyman 
2W15174Aircraft Armament Systems Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
2W25174Nuclear 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
3E05174Electrical Systems Journeyman 
3E05274Electrical Power Production Journeyman1, 2
3E15174Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Journeyman1, 2
3E25174Pavements and Construction Equipment Journeyman1, 2
3E35174Structural Journeyman1, 2
3E45174Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance Journeyman (Includes A shred)1, 2
3E45374Pest Management Journeyman1, 2
3E55174Engineering Journeyman1, 2
3E65174Operations Management Journeyman 
3E75174Fire Protection Journeyman 
3E85174Explosive Ordnance Disposal Journeyman 
3E95174Emergency 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
3N05674Public Affairs Journeyman 
3N1/3N2/3N3 Regional/Premier Band Journeyman (Includes all shreds)PFE only
3P051 Security Forces (Includes A and B shreds) JourneymanPFE only
4A05174Health Services Management Journeyman (Includes S shred) 
4A15174Medical Materiel Journeyman 
4A25174Biomedical Equipment Journeyman 
4B05174Bioenvironmental Engineering Journeyman1, 2
4C05174Mental Health Service Journeyman 
4D05174Diet Therapy Journeyman1, 2
4E05174Public Health Journeyman 
4H05174Respiratory Care Practitioner Journeyman1, 2
4J05274Physical Medicine Journeyman 
4J052A Physical Medicine (Orthotic) JourneymanPFE only
4N051 Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman (Includes B, C, D and F shreds)PFE only
4N15174Surgical Service Journeyman (Includes B, C, and D shreds) 
4P05174Pharmacy Journeyman1, 2
4R05174Diagnostic Imaging Journeyman (Includes all shreds) 
4T05174Medical Laboratory Journeyman1, 2
4T05274Histopathology Journeyman 
4V05174Ophthalmic Journeyman (Includes S shred) 
4Y05174Dental Assistant Journeyman (Includes H shred) 
4Y05274Dental Laboratory Journeyman 
5J051 Paralegal JourneymanPFE only
5R05174Religious Affairs Journeyman 
6C05174Contracting Journeyman 
6F05174Financial Management and Comptroller Journeyman1, 2
7S051 Special Investigations JourneymanPFE only
9S100 Scientific Applications Specialist JourneymanPFE only