The United States Air Force has a massive enlisted personnel roster. While many of the airmen work in assignments which lead to a career, others enjoy working in specialty assignments which change from time to time. Among those who work these special duty assignments, the majority will be processed back to their Air Force Specialty Code when their assignment is over. Those interested in diversifying and expanding their career in the US Air Force are suggested to ask for one of these special duty assignments.
What Kind of Jobs Are Available?
There are many different duties which fall under the special duty assignment umbrella. You can be assigned to work in any of the following jobs:
– Missile facility manager
– First sergeant
– Honor guard
– Linguist debriefer
– Postal staff member
– Airman/family readiness center staff member
– Military training instructor and leader
– Enlisted aide
– Defense attaché
– Career assistance advisor
How the Job Benefits You
Those looking to work in these special duty assignments are broadening their knowledge about the US Air Force and what it means to lead. It is a great way to better your chances for consideration to become a non-commissioned officer on your way to becoming a commissioned officer in the US Air Force. It is a challenging role to fill because you will be asked to learn a skill set which is outside of your comfort zone and/or area of expertise.