Advanced degree, experience programs open to eligible AF officers Published July 26, 2016 By Kat Bailey Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Eligible active-duty officers interested in 2017 advanced academic degree and experience broadening opportunities can now apply for various developmental programs, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced. As part of the force development construct, Advanced Academic Degree/Special Experience Exchange Duty programs provide targeted developmental education and broadening developmental assignments for officers in eligible career fields. These career broadening opportunities are available through AAD programs such as the Air Force Institute of Technology, AFIT faculty pipeline, U.S. Air Force Academy Faculty Pipeline and National Reconnaissance Office. SPEED programs include Acquisition and Intelligence Experience Exchange Tour, Acquisition and Logistics Experience Exchange Tour, Comptroller Operation Logistics Tour, Education with Industry, U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School and more. A full list of all AAD/SPEED programs, along with their application procedures and deadlines, is available on myPers from the Active Duty Officer home page; search "SPEED." For more information about Air Force personnel programs, go to the myPers website. Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following the instructions on the Air Force Retirees Services website.