Welcome to the official website of the

Special Warfare Education Group (Airborne)

Fort Bragg, N.C.

US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Education Group (Airborne)

Regional and Cultural Studies

The Regional Studies Division conducts a four week Regional Studies class for Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations students, and a one week Regional Studies Orientation for Special Forces students, during the qualification course. The courses introduce students to international relations theory, national policy and strategy, regional characteristics, operational variable analysis, and regional issues. Students complete an examination on operational variable analysis, and conduct analysis to present individual and small group briefings

Click here to view Country Briefs

Click here to view Executive Summaries (EXSUMS)

ARSOF Civilian Education Gateway

Providing Educational Pathways for Army Special Operations Forces.
The SOF Soldier must be looked at holistically. For our force to succeed, we must blend training, experience and education to produce special operators who are highly trained in warrior skills and broadly educated with leadership qualities based upon humility, critical thinking, comfort with ambiguity, acceptance of prudent but calculated risks and the ability to make rapid adjustments based upon a continuous assessment of the situation. This site is the gateway for the ARSOF operator to review options and resources and then select and implement an educational plan that spans his or her special operations career. To get started, click on a link below that represents the degree level that you are pursuing. If you need help, do not hesitate to use the contact information to the right to communicate with your civilian education counselor for the personal touch!

Voluntary Education and Counseling Services

The Voluntary Education and Counseling Services Office provides information on voluntary education programs; the Army Tuition Assistance (TA) program; and procedures related to Army TA and counseling services to Soldiers in training at SWCS and on a space available basis all other USASOC soldiers. Counseling is available via email or face to face appointments. Click on Resources - Build Your Education Plan or Contacts to get started.

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Master's Degree

It is USAJFKSWCS' vision that ARSOF officers, select warrant officers and select NCOs will have master's degree along appropriate professional military education and career timelines.

Click here to learn about Fully-Funded Master's Programs

Click here to learn about Self-Funded Master's Programs

Click here to learn about Fellowship Programs


Regional and Cultural Studies
OIC Regional and Cultural Studies
910.908.1519 or email
OIC Regional and Cultural Studies

Voluntary Education and Counseling Services Office:
Education Technician
(910) 432-9327 or email
Education Technician

Education Services Specialist
(910) 432-9604 or email
Education Services Specialist

Graduate Degree Programs
For Graduate Degree programs,
(910) 908-1517 or email
Graduate Degree programs