Questions and Answers about U.S. Air Force

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The process was instant.
I took the ASVAB in hight school and scored well.
I enlisted and waiting on the delayed enlisted program (DEP) for two years before I left.

Answered - Military Police/Data Systems Analyst (Former Employee) - Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC

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Three months from initial contact by phone to start date. Had to send copies of my diplomas from all nursing programs, drug screening, background check.

Answered - Family Nurse Practitioner-Civilian Contractor (Former Employee) - Bossier City, LA

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6-12 months

Answered - Supervisor/Aviation Resource Manager (Current Employee) - Tyndall AFB, FL

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For me it took about 4 month to go through all of the paperwork.

Answered - Loadmaster (Former Employee) - San Antonio, TX

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Depends on your recruiter

Answered - Munitions Systems Craftsman (Former Employee) - Bossier City, LA

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It takes about 6 months or longer to join.....

Answered - Passenger Service Representative (Former Employee) - Washington, DC

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Depends on your experience and motivation

Answered - Operations Superintendent (Current Employee) - Hurlburt Field, FL

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How long it takes to get hired depends on many factors. Some factors within the applicants control, some are not. Amount of time can vary from 2 months to a year.

Answered - Regional Recruiting Manager (Master Sergeant) (Current Employee) - Suitland, MD

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Depends on the job availability and personal records. Talk to a recruiter, select a job, get a physical, and process through MEPS

Answered - IT Operations Superintendent (Current Employee) - Tinker AFB, OK

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They will hire anyone and pretend like it's a big accomplishment to get in.

Answered - Anonymous (Former Employee) - Anonymous

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