MANAGING CARGO AND PASSENGERS
In order to provide our bases with the resources they need, we must control a lot of moving parts. Responsible for securely managing cargo and passengers, Air Transportation specialists ensure that everything and everyone on a military aircraft is transported safely and quickly. From food and medical supplies to helicopters and ground vehicles, these professionals are responsible for coordinating the valuable people and supplies we ship around the world.
- Perform and manage air transportation activities
- Inspect aircraft cargo to verify proper documentation, packaging and marking
- Determine quantity and type of cargo to be loaded according to allowable aircraft cabin load
- Implement necessary safety and security precautions for handling and storing dangerous materials
- Load and unload aircraft using specialized equipment
- Provide the Department of Defense with the capability to move air passengers and cargo worldwide
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.
ASVAB SCORE REQUIREMENTS
35 Administrative (A)
- Thorough understanding of passenger and cargo movement functions
- Completion of a basic air transportation course
- Experience in functions such as processing cargo and loading and unloading an aircraft
- Must possess a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles
- 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
Ft Lee VA
STATUS UPON COMPLETION
Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Transportation
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
- Logistics & Administration
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.