Society of Air Force Physician Assistants

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What questions can we help answer?

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OPR Timeline:  OPR's.docx

Promotion Process:  Officer Promotion Information.docx

How to request orders:  Start with the ANG 336 ANG 336 AGR Order Process.docx

Different types of orders available.  Types of duty days.

Interested in Attending AMP: AMP Summary for PAs.pdf


The Guard is now approved to receive Incentive Pay (ICP) and Board Certification Pay (BCP) when on orders for 30 days or more.

What is ICP?  What is BCP?  How does that affect your paycheck? 

Incentive pay and Board Certification Pay for Medical Officers Instructions.docx

Blank BCP Cert of Eligibility Non-Flight Surgeon (FINAL) - eForm.pdf 

Blank IP Agreement Non-Flight Surgeon (FINAL) Fixed - eForm.pdf 

Blank FY19 IPBCP Final ApplicationFixed.pdf


Have you broken the code on navigating the Air Force way of doing things as a PA?   

If so, please send your insights to Capt Ovington or Maj Burress to put on our page. 

Annual SAFPA Elections Update:


Annual SAFPA Elections:

Nomination Submissions EXTENDED to 8 June!

We know everyone is recovering from impacts the Covid-19 pandemic has had and have decided to extend our nomination window to increase participation.

On this excellent leadership opportunity to serve your fellow Air Force PAs

Event Info

For details about the positions, qualifications and terms, please click on the Event Button above or go to the SAFPA Website:

If you would like to nominate yourself or another outstanding Air Force PA that you feel will be great at the position, please click the button below or email Sarah Sims by 2359 on 8 June 2022 

We are working on an email list.  Please update your membership profile to annotate  RES/NG,  STATE and Retired status along with Correct email


Air Force PA Readiness Course (AFPARC) 2022 Update

AFPARC has beenpushed to the right for an in-person event

Dates: 22-26 August 2022

Location: Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk

Fees: $200 for SAFPA members / $300 for non-SAFPA members

We, the SAFPA BOD, AFPARC Committee, and leadership, are working on details. We will update this page with information as plans solidify. Please be patient as we work through everything to provide a conference worthy of all of you!

(Last updated 10 Feb 2022)

If you have questions please contact :


Erin Schmitz

SAFPA Directors at Large for Activities:

Lindsay Johnston and Bill Howard

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Society of Air Force Physician Assistants is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. P.O. Box 340362, Ft. Sam Houston, TX 78234

P.O Box 340362

Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234

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