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What was your AFSC? (Air Force)?

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May 21, 2019 / By Iscah
Question: Im planning on enlisting in the US Air Force for 6 years, but my current problem is finding out what AFSC is right for me. So id like to ask current or ex USAF a few questions. What was your AFSC? What was a typical day like? Would you rather have another AFSC? What made you pick what you picked? What else would you like to say regarding your AFSC and any one interested in it? Thank you for your input.
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Elinor Elinor | 10 days ago
What was your AFSC? 1C151: Air Traffic Controller. What was a typical day like? Typical day back home is a lot like working a regular job, only I have to wear a uniform and adhere to a few extra rules and maintain physical standards. The job requires excellent communication skills and duties primarily include constant two-way communication with pilots, problem solving, training new controllers, and writing evaluations. The job can be stressful but is very fun for the most part, at least once you are done training. I am presently deployed and since things are winding down in Iraq, the days are very slow and boring. We do our best to stay entertained but it can be a challenge sometimes, we mostly watch movies and surf the internet for entertainment. Only have a few more days left and then we are homeward bound(yay). Would you rather have another AFSC? God no, I love my job. ATC has a ton of perks most other enlisted jobs don’t, such as crew rest(never work over 9 hours), high paying civilian options with little additional training/certification(highest paying job in the U.S. without a college degree), and restricted working environment(no one bothers us and we get to have more fun without "prying eyes"). The path to get where I am was rough and full of a lot of BS but it was totally worth it. What made you pick what you picked? I have always loved aircraft and flight simulations as a kid so I knew I wanted to do something that was heavily involved with aviation. I wasn’t too sure about ATC in particular when I joined, I really took a chance in signing up for it, but I quickly fell in love with the job; its awesome. What else would you like to say regarding your AFSC and anyone interested in it? Do your research and talk to a controller. It’s a job that has a lot of benefits compared to others but it can also be extremely stressful. Right away, you can tell when a person can’t do the job; people fail out of ATC all the time for a variety of reasons. Doing some research upfront can help prevent you from making the wrong choice. Three good qualities in a controller: very tough skin, good problem-solver, and a high alcohol tolerance(helpful, but not required). If you have any interest in ATC, shoot me an email. Best of luck to you!
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Elinor Originally Answered: I have an exam in 50 days and I cant force myself to study for it, how can I force myself out of lazyness?
if its in a class like biology, english, history ect. try out lining the chapter in asimple format likethe one my bio. teacher had taught me it's like this (this would be a roman numeral 1) title of chapter A section title -if there is a definition of any word before the first paragraph 1 Paragraph title a. any definition b. any other use lower case for all definitions iwthing a paragraph 2 paragraph title 3 paragraph title B Section and so on and so furth just put roman numerals into the section title and thats about it its really simple and easy and its not like studying becuase u are just outlineing but in truth this has helped me pass exams becuase i am studying just in a differnt way

Chloe Chloe
First off...AFSC number codes have changed since I was in...LOL What was your AFSC? Enlisted - Korean Language Specialist/Cryptolinguist; Military Intelligence Specialist Commissioned - Clinical Psychologist What was a typical day like? Never had a "typical day." Would you rather have another AFSC? Nope, I liked my military jobs. What made you pick what you picked? Korean Language Specialist - I was picked...I didn't pick it. :-) Military Intelligence Specialist - Reclassified after I was DQd for flight status. Clinical Psychologist - Well, I was a Clinical Psychologist. What else would you like to say regarding your AFSC and any one interested in it? I was very fortunate to have had three of the best jobs in the USAF.
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Astra Astra
81172 (Law Enforcement) followed by 3P071 (Security Forces) after Security and Law Enforcement were merged No one typical day; Gate Guard was different than Missile Field Fire Teams, Patrolman was different than Criminal Investigator. Las Vegas was different than South Korea Wouldn't have traded it for anything. Might have like a better schedule though Police was the boy's dream Security Forces ain't Law Enforcement (don't let the recruiter tell you different)
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Abagail Abagail
2W1X1 (aircraft armament) boring absolutely sounded cool on paper don't do it, unless you're either ready to work your @ss off or hardly work (depending on what airframe)
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