How do I report to the Air Force?
If you were requested (or ordered), your reporting statement is, “Sir (or Ma’am), Trainee Jones reports as ordered.” If it’s you initiating the conversation, your reporting statement is, “Sir (or Ma’am), Trainee Jones reports.” Use the reporting statement only as your first words during a single conversation.
Does the Air Force let you choose your job?
It depends upon your qualifications and what jobs have current/projected openings. If the job you want is not available, your only choices are to choose a different job, or not enlist. The Air Force has divided all of their jobs into four aptitude areas (General, Electronic, Mechanical, and Administrative).
How long does the Air Force application process take?
There are 65 MEPS located across the U.S. Usually, the MEPS process takes two days. Depending on how far the nearest MEPS is from where you live, you may have to stay overnight in a contract hotel.
What is your AFSC?
The Air Force Specialty Code ( AFSC ) is an alphanumeric code used by the United States Air Force to identify a specific job. Officer AFSCs consist of four characters and enlisted AFSCs consist of five characters.
What qualifies as an IG complaint?
What type of complaints are appropriate to file with the IG? Any complaint regarding fraud, waste, mismanagement, or reprisal.
Can a spouse file an IG complaint?
Anyone, including civilians with no Air Force affiliation, may file Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA) complaints. Depending on the circumstances, the IG may also accept complaints from dependents or relatives of active duty members and retirees and their dependents.
Do Air Force recruiters lie?
Unfortunately, some (perhaps even many) recruiters do lie. Obviously it’s a detestable thing to give misleading information just to help your sales numbers, especially when it’s a substantial stretch of a recruit’s life that may result in him or her in a combat environment.
What can disqualify you from joining the AirForce?
There are age, citizenship, physical, education, height/weight, criminal record, medical, and drug history standards that can exclude you from joining the military.
Do you have to swim in Air Force basic training?
While there is swimming training for jobs across all branches of the US military, it’s the Navy and Coast Guard that require members to pass a swimming test twice each year. Similarly, Air Force Officers Training and my initial assignment didn’t require any swimming either.
What are the best jobs in Air Force?
Best U.S. Air Force jobs
- Public affairs officer.
- Flight engineer.
- Security forces.
- Operations intelligence.
- Air traffic control.
- Tactical aircraft maintenance.
- Aircraft loadmaster.
What is the easiest military branch?
“We had to crawl in the sand, be soldiers.” But airmen agree the Air Force probably has the easiest basic training. “I think it’s Marine Corps, Army, Navy and then Air Force,” said Tech.
What questions do Air Force recruiters ask?
*At this time, all Space Force inquiries will be coordinated by an Air Force recruiter. Recruit Questions
- How is your Service branch different from the others?
- What is the recruiting process like from beginning to end?
- Why should I join the (Service)?
- What’s the Delayed Entry Program?
What is your job called in the air force?
In the Army and Marines, an enlisted job is called MOS or military occupational specialty. In the Navy and Coast Guard, an enlisted job is called a rating. But in the Air Force, a job is referred to by an Air Force Specialty Code, or AFSC.
Do you salute indoors?
Salutes are not required When indoors, except when Army and Air Force members are reporting to an officer. When senior or subordinate, or both are in civilian attire, a salute should not be rendered. When military personnel are acting as drivers of a moving vehicle, they should not initiate a salute.
Which branch of the military should you join?
It is commonly understood that within the military that the Navy has the best base locations in the US Armed Forces. Although there are minor exceptions, every Navy base is on a coast. So, if you want to serve and the beach life calls to you, consider joining the Navy.