Minimum Education Requirement:
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Master of Science in Epidemiology or Master of Public Health (DVM, MSE or MPH)
As you know, something as common as the flu can spread like wildfire and devastate a community's health. If that community is an Air Force base, the effect on our force readiness can be quite serious. As an Air Force Public Health Officer, your mission will be to prevent, reduce and control the incidents of communicable diseases amongst Air Force personnel at home and abroad. It may seem like a small task to some, but keeping every Airmen in peak health is key to our ability to defend the nation.
To learn more please visit the Healthcare Professionals site.
To ease your transition into the Air Force, you'll enter a five-week training regimen designed to educate you on the ways of both the military and military healthcare. You'll participate in physical conditioning five days a week, leadership training and classroom studies.