Welcome to the Commander' Professional Development School


"Learn More About Us"

"How We Develop Our Force"


 "General Ira C. Eaker  Story"

Welcome to the Commanders' Professional Development School, Maxwell AFB, AL. The Commanders' Professional Development School is one of five schools under the Eaker Center for Professional Development.




Prepare attendees for duty as Wing Commanders, Vice Wing Commanders, Group Commanders, Senior Material Leaders, Wing Commander and Vice Wing Commander Spouses, Incident Commanders and Emergency Operations Center Directors; develop, schedule, and conduct tailored courses that help attendees deal with critical leadership and management issues.



The Commanders’ Professional Development School is responsible for conducting CSAF-mandated Wing, Vice Wing, and Group Commander pre-command training; Wing and Vice Wing Commander spouse training, and incident management training through professional continuing education for the Air Force. Yearly, over 1100 students participate in the school's professional continuing education courses at Maxwell AFB, AL and at worldwide locations.  The Commanders’ Professional Development School offers ten courses.



 COURSE #                TITLE

 MLMDC-800              USAF Wing Commanders’ Seminar

 MLMDC-876              USAF Wing Commander Spouses’ Seminar

 MLMDC-871              USAF Maintenance Group Commanders’ Course

 MLMDC-872              USAF Medical Group Commanders’ Course

 MLMDC-810              USAF Mission Support Group Commanders’ Course

 MLMDC-875              USAF Operations Group Commanders’ Course

 MLMDC-874              USAF Senior Material Leader Course

 MLMDC-813              USAF Incident Management Course

 MLMDC-877              USAF Senior Leader Mission Generation Course

 MLMDC-901              USAF Wing Executive-level Response Course



If you are scheduled to attend one of our courses, please contact the Commanders' Professional Development School at: (334) 953-7716/DSN493-7716.




Eaker Center  Annual Awards:


Congratulations to Eaker Center's Annual award recipients:

Civilian Cat I - Ms. Carolyn Howard

Civilian Cat II - Mr Billy Stewart

Civilian Cat III - Mr. Kevin Thrash


Contact Eaker Center

525 Chennault Circle

Building 1404

Maxwell AFB, AL


Phone: (334) 953-2864

Fax: (334) 953-2865

Email: Eaker Center


Dean of Academic Affairs

Comm: (334) 953-7058

FAX:  (334) 953-6648

DSN: 493-7058


Contact Schools

Commanders' Professional Development School

Comm: (334) 953-7716

FAX:  (334) 9533472

DSN: 493-7716


USAF Personnel Professional

Development School

Comm: (334) 953-2723

FAX:  (334) 953-3672

DSN: 493-3444


Defense Financial Management and Comptroller School

Comm: (334) 953-6656

FAX:  (334) 953-5739

DSN: 493-6656


Air Force Chaplain Corps College

Comm: (803) 751-9499

FAX:  (803) 751-9002

DSN: 734-9499


National Security Space Institute

Comm: (719) 556-3457

FAX:  (719) 556-3464

DSN:  834-3457


Mission Support Directorate

Comm: (334) 953-7056

DSN:  493-7056

FAX:  (334) 953-6648