ON A MISSION FOR ANSWERS
Some of our biggest victories are won far from the battlefield. Making scientific breakthroughs every day, Chemists support Air Force missions through their research and discoveries. Facing technical problems of the highest caliber, these scientific leaders consider every approach while conducting their experiments and interpreting the data in order to make missions and our country safer and more effective.
- Develop new techniques and policy in the area of chemistry, biochemistry and weapons of mass destruction
- Coordinate research efforts with various agencies
- Manage scientific programs, projects and activities
- Serve as technical consultant on committees
Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, biochemistry, molecular biochemistry, chemistry or equivalent.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of chemistry
- Completion of required acquisition courses
- Minimum 24 months’ experience in a qualified position or a master’s degree in a specified discipline and 12 months’ experience, or a Doctor of Philosophy degree in a specified discipline
- Completion of a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
- Completion of Officer Training School (OTS), Air Force Academy (AFA) or Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 39
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you into a leader and an officer in this field? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL
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