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Becoming a JAG
As a member of this elite group of law professionals, you’ll provide a full range of legal services to the U.S. Air Force and its Airmen. You’ll also enter a world of opportunity—one where you can take on immediate responsibility, continue your education in a number of legal specialties and gain experience working around the globe upholding justice for the people who defend it.
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A career like no other
More than a paycheck
The student loan repayment program will repay up to $65,000 of your student loans over a three-year period.
Have a career, Have a life.
The Air Force respects your personal life as much as your professional one. Instead of a career judged by billable hours, you can expect to work with people who value family and personal time.Read more
Benefits that go well beyond salary
Being a JAG means you’ll be doing meaningful work from day one—with opportunities to practice in almost every field, see the world and enjoy benefits no other civilian law firm could offer.Read more
Lifelong opportunities for lifelong enrichment
As a JAG, be able to continue learning and challenging yourself, whether it’s through Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses or other military education opportunities like Air War College.Read more
Serve, live and grow
Life as a JAG
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Where will the Air Force take you?
Work on bases all over the worldView all bases
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Current JAG applications closing Nov 21, 2015Read more
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Become a JAG in the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard
Frequently Asked Questions
Unless you grew up in a JAG or Air Force family, it’s likely you have many questions about the program and life in the Air Force. A lot of those questions are answered here, but please feel free to contact us at 1-800-JAG-USAF or firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific inquiries.View full FAQ