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Readiness Officer

Career Description

The Air Force's success depends on being where we're needed, when we're needed and with the right skill sets for the mission ahead. Readiness Officers help ensure that the right units are sent where they're needed and direct operations such as logistics planning, deployment command and control, Combat Support Center activities, bed-down and redeployment. They also cover vehicle management operations, evaluate operator care and maintenance, determine operational requirements and develop policies around vehicle misuse. While coordinating military and commercial aircraft schedules, they also direct the distribution of cargo containing supplies, equipment and war-readiness spares.

Career Tasks

  • Direct a wide range of logistics operations
  • Coordinate military and commercial aircraft schedules
  • Arrange contingency transportation support with other agencies

Relevant Interests & Skills

You might like this position if you have interests in these areas:

  • Weaponry and Materiel
  • Computers and Computer Science
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Emergency Management and Response

Becoming an Officer

To become an Officer in the Air Force, you'll enter a rigorous nine-week Officer Training School that will challenge you physically and mentally while preparing you to be a leader.