EXTINGUISHING BURNING THREATS
The Air Force operates with unusual materials and unique environments all over the world, so we need specialists prepared for anything. Acting as the firemen of the Air Force, Fire Protection specialists deal with everything from brush fires to burning rocket fuel and hazardous material fires. Upholding our mission to ensure the safety of others, these specialists don’t just act on Air Force bases, but assist civilian fire departments when needed as well.
- Protect people, property and the environment from fires and disasters
- Provide fire prevention guidance
- Manage and operate fire alarm communication centers
- Operate specialized equipment to help control fire outbreak
- Establish public relations and conduct fire prevention awareness and educational training
- Administer emergency first aid Preserve and protect emergency scene evidence
A High School Senior (age 17 or older)*, High school diploma, a GED, or 15 college semester hours
*High School Students may start their application as early as the end of their junior year.
57 General (G)
- Knowledge of fire department mission and organization
- No record of pyrophobia, acrophobia, or claustrophobia
- Ability to speak distinctly
- Possession of a valid driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles
- Normal color vision
- Must meet National Fire Protection Association physical standards
- Completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit
- Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 42
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
Goodfellow AFB TX
STATUS UPON COMPLETION
Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Fire Science
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
- Law & Order
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.