Many people think that the National Guard only operates on the ground – nothing could be further from the truth. The Guard also controls the sky. If you want to get involved in this way, you should consider one of the many aviation jobs. From maintaining aircrafts to working as a pilot, there are many career paths to follow.
If you want to become a member of the National Guard and take on an aviation job, click here to request more information.
After your time in the National Guard is complete, your aviation training can be put to good use. For instance many people go on to work for private and commercial airline companies, airports, and transport companies.
To work in the aviation sector of the National Guard you will first need to complete 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training. From there, you will dive into the finer details of your career. Your Advanced Individual Training will last anywhere from 9 to 24 weeks. This varies based on your specialty.
What are some of the more common National Guard aviation jobs? They include but are not limited to: aircraft powerplant repairer, aircraft electrician, aircraft powertrain repairer, aircraft structural repairer, avionic mechanic, aviation operations specialist, air traffic control operator, helicopter repairer, and aircraft components repair supervisor.
Do any of these aviation jobs get you excited about joining the National Guard? If so, request more information and setup an appointment with a recruiter. From there, you can make an informed decision on whether this is the right choice for you.