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724 Special Tactics Group


If you are starting to think about your next move inside the Air Force we want to be in the conversation. If you want more opportunities to make a difference and have impact in the work you do, come join our team and help us solve the Nation's most difficult tactical problems.
We are now hiring 1Z/19Z operators for OTC 24. If you want to join a team that is mission oriented and offers operators the chance to do what you were trained to do, put in your application and come to one of our fall operator assessment and selections.
We still have job openings inside our Human Performance Team of experts. Links to these positions are under the HPO section in the center of the webpage. Links to some of of our HPO podcasts are also located below. These give a great look at what our HPO team is doing for the unit. Come join our team and help us solve hard problems for the nation.  

Our Mission...

The 724th Special Tactics Group provides training and technical assistance in the development of tactics, techniques, and procedures to ensure standardization across the AFSOC Special Tactics community. 

Our People...

Our people are the most focused and motivated you will find anywhere. Their dedication to our mission ensures the 724 STG is always poised for success.

RASD (Recruiting, Assessment, Selection, & Development)

RASD leads all recruiting, assessment, selection, and development for the Group. If you are interested in joining our organization, use the info below to guide your next steps.

Support Recruiting and Hiring

  • Support Application

    Click HERE to download support application.

    Click HERE if you can't figure out how to download and open the application.

  • Upcoming Dates

    Support assessment and selections normally take place the 3rd week of each month. Once you submit your application the support recruiters will contact you to schedule your attendance. 


Operator Recruiting & Selection

  • Operator Application and Leader Eval Forms

    Only 19Z and 1Z AFSPECWAR AFSCs wishing to serve in an operational role inside the 724 STG:

    1. Click HERE for the operator application.

    2. Click HERE for the leadership eval form.

    3. Click HERE if you need help downloading and opening these forms.

  • Selection Dates...

    Selection: 24-04 

    • Application Deadline (11 SEP 2023) 
    • TDY Dates (16-24 OCT 2023) 


    Selection: 24-05 

    • Application Deadline (30 OCT 2023) 
    • TDY Dates (4-12 DEC 2023) 


    Selection: 25-01

    • Application Deadline (29 Jan 24)
    • TDY Dates (4-12 Mar 24)


    Selection: 25-02

    • Application Deadline (26 Feb 24)
    • TDY Dates (8-16 Apr 24)


    Selection 25-03

    • Application Deadline (10 Sep 24)
    • TDY Dates (14-22 Oct 24)


    Selection 25-04

    • Application Deadline (28 Oct 24)
    • TDY Dates (2-10 Dec 24)

Preparing for Our Assessment and Selection (A&S) Process

Whether operator or support, our A&S process will be both challenging and enlightening for each candidate. Below are some helpful tips on preparing for your A&S journey. If you are coming to a support A&S, you should focus your attention mainly on our attributes, some of the mental tips, and the podcasts. If you are an operator, you should focus on all the information listed below.
  • Insight Thru Experience Podcasts

    The Insight Thru Experience Podcast is meant to provide some useful info for those thinking about coming to the 724 STG, or those already preparing for an upcoming selection.  These are interviews with operators, leaders, and specialists who want to share their experiences for those coming up behind them.  Click on your favorite medium below to proceed to the podcast:


    Link to OnesReady Podcast where Mr. Free discusses 724 STG operator A&S

    Link to five candidates discussing their experience at operator A&S

    Link to podcast discussing our Support Assessment and Selection process

Human Performance Optimization (HPO)

  • Our HPO Team

    The 724 STG Human Performance Optimization (HPO) team is made up of 51 specialized professionals that focus solely on bringing people into the organization (e.g., PEAK PERFORMANCE) and supporting /developing them when in the organization (e.g., RESET, Coaching programs, etc...).

    The 51 professionals include psychologists, Human Performance Specialist, Chaplain teams, and a vast amount of medical specialists. HPO is focused on 5 primary lines of efforts (LOES) across the unit. Those efforts are Assessment and Selection, Sustainment/support, Medical Training, Development/Coaching, and Operational Support/Performance Enhancement.

    The HPO team is embedded in our operational and training squadrons to accomplish direct, one-on-one bolstering of performance and resilience among Unit members. This approach builds trust, transparency, and integration to ensure minds are sharp and well, bodies are strong, and we can continue to execute an extraordinary mission.

Human Performance Job Openings

We are currently hiring the following positions inside our Human Performance Optimization staff. This is an incredible way to support a very unique unit that does special things for the nation. Please contact our support recruiters for more information. 

Clinical Psychologist (Pope Field, NC)

Operational Psychologist (Pope Field, NC) 

Neuropsychologist (Pope Field, NC)

Athletic Trainer (Tacoma, Washington)

2 x Licensed Clinical Social Workers (Pope Field, NC)


HPO VALUE On Display

Family & Local Area Info

The 724 STG goes to great lengths to ensure the families have access to the resources that will keep them healthy, happy, and resilient. Click on the links below to find out more info about the local area and resources available.

Resilient Families

Local Area Info         

Visit NC Website

Note to Visitors

Note - The 724 STG is a unit that can only hire experienced Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve Air Force members. 

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