Operations Flight (SCO)

~ Operates and maintains the $35M USAF Academy metropolitan-area educational and military networks in support of over 9,000 customers
~ Drafts and implements policy in accordance with AF and DoD directives
~ Coordinates planning / implementation of network technical solutions and upgrades
~ Protects network by detecting and eradicating malicious and unauthorized activity & reports compliance to the Integrated Network Operations Security Center–West
~ Provides ongoing planning, oversight, design, development, integration and support for updated technology communications, control and infrastructure systems
Supports the USAFA mission with the following five elements:
Airfield Systems Maintenance (SCOA)
  Responsible to provide airfield systems and ground-to-air communications support to the USAFA Airfield for the purpose of initial flight screening and training of selected Academy cadets.
Infrastructure (SCOI)
  Monitors, maintains and configures over 400 Internet Protocol routers and switches and provides software and hardware support to over 14,500 wireless and remote access devices.
Knowledge Operations (SCOK)
  Maintains over 90,000 USAFA web pages both internally and externally.  Consults on web page design and provides programming assistance.  Offers training in html, Dreamweaver, MySQL and ColdFusion.  Administers USAFA AF Portal and AF Knowledge Now (AFKN) Communities of Practice (CoP).
Network Operations (SCOO)
  Performs software maintenance and hardware replacement on over 110 Windows and UNIX servers worth $3.25M.  Performs daily security assessments to minimize network intrusions, viruses, attacks, spam outbreaks and threats.
Communications Focal Point (SCOS)
  Manages tier-1 support for computer maintenance of desktops, laptops, and printers.  Troubleshoots / resolves frontline problems for applications, internet / intranet, remote access, wireless, and file / print services.  Coordinates other element services with Client Support Administrators to resolve critical network outages.
Operations Flight Phone# (719) 333-4357
Email: Operations Flight Webmaster

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