Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
Intelligence comes in many forms from around the world, and often it's in a foreign language. As a Cryptologic Linguist, you become proficient in a language like Persian Farsi, Chinese, Russian, Pashtu, Japanese or Korean in order to receive, record, translate, evaluate and report your findings. Working in this field requires a security clearance so you won't be able to talk about what you do every day but know that your efforts go a long way in helping the Air Force fulfill its mission.
After eight-and-a-half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Cryptologic Linguist technical training:
School locations: Goodfellow AFB [TX], Monterey [CA]
Length of course: varies
College degree earned: Communications Applications Technology
College credits earned: varies