SPECIALTY

DIETITIAN

HELPING CREATE HEALTHIER WARFIGHTERS

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In order to keep performing at peak capacity, our Airmen need to be in peak mental and physical condition. Responsible for advancing healthy living practices, Dietitians help warfighters make positive lifestyle changes. From conducting personal assessments to implementing unique nutrition plans, these food and nutrition experts enable our Airmen to make decisions that keep them healthy, focused and active.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and completion of a didactic program in dietetics approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of the principles of human nutrition, regular and therapeutic diets, cultural food habits and foodservice management
    • Minimum of 24 months of experience in dietetic assignments
    • Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 41

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • COMMISSIONED OFFICER TRAINING

    5.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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