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Will felonies prevent me from working here?

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Yes. The Air Force no longer accepts recruits with a criminal record of any kind.

Answered - Aircraft Structural Mechanic/Supervisor (Former Employee) - Langley AFB, VA

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Yes, definitely will. In that case, it will be on a strict case by case basis. There is however, a waiver process that may allow you to enter even with certain types of law violations.

Answered - ENLISTED ACCESSIONS RECRUITER (Current Employee) - Valdosta, GA

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Yes, the Air Force is an honorable service as are all the others. They only want the best of the best, NOT troublemakers.....they hinder the mission!

Answered - Building Manager (Former Employee) - Robins AFB, GA

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YES! You will ot be allowed to join with felonies on your record

Answered - Pharmacy Technician (Former Employee) - Wright-Patterson AFB, OH and Eglin AFB, FL

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Yes. Felons need not apply.

Answered - Squadron Commander (Former Employee) - Various

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Yes. You must have a clean background.

Answered - Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic (Former Employee) - Langley AFB, VA

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Yes, talk to a recruiter, some felonies may be waived. Providing the matter has been resolved, number years in the past and what the felony is.

Answered - Armament Maintenance Section Chief (Current Employee) - Mountain Home AFB, ID

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Me not ever having felony I would not know, the best person to ask is your local recruiter.

Answered - Material Management Supervisor (Current Employee) - Barksdale AFB, LA

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The military will not generally accept felons but there are programs

Answered - Civil Engineer (Former Employee) - n/a

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No. None at all.

Answered - Cyber Transport Systems Manager (Current Employee) - Barksdale AFB, LA

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