ENLISTED

AIRBORNE CRYPTOLOGIC LANGUAGE ANALYST

TRANSLATING IN THE AIR

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When we receive or intercept data in the air, it’s critical for us to understand it in order to act accordingly. Responsible for translating intelligence communications, Airborne Cryptologic Language Analysts utilize fluent foreign language skills to analyze messages obtained during flight. Providing threat warnings and actionable intelligence that can assist in mission planning, these highly skilled specialists are critical to keeping our missions successful and our Airmen safe.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits

  • ASVAB REQUIREMENTS

    General

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of a designated language
    • Completion of a designated airborne cryptologic linguist course
    • A minimum score of 110 on the Defense Language Aptitude Battery
    • Height must be no less than 64 inches and no more than 77 inches
    • Ability to type at a rate of 25 words a minute
    • Successful completion of a polygraph examination
    • Completion of a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or Top Secret Reinvestigation
    • Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Must be between the ages of 17 and 39

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • BASIC MILITARY TRAINING

    8.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    224 - 459 days

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Lackland AFB TX, Monterey CA, Goodfellow AFB TX

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Intelligence Studies and Technology

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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