ANALYSIS TO AID DIAGNOSIS
In order to provide the best healthcare to our Airmen and their families, it’s essential for us to be able to supply them with accurate medical diagnosis. Helping conduct essential tests on body substances, Medical Laboratory specialists have an integral role in providing patients with a proper diagnosis and treatment. The state-of-the-art analysis provided by these experts not only helps prevent and treat disease, but is essential to detecting agents that indicate biological warfare.
- Test and analyze specimines using laboratory techniques
- Complete processing of blood for transfusion
- Perform chemical analysis and blood bank duties
- Keep lab conditions safe and organized
- Maintain records of all laboratory work performed
- Assist biological warfare officer in developing procedures to detect bacteriological agents
High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED
- Normal color vision
- Completion of 7.5 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
TECH SCHOOL LOCATION
Ft Sam Houston TX Designated Medical Facility
STATUS UPON COMPLETION
Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Medical Laboratory Technology
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.