Requirements To Join

To join the Air Force, you must be between 18 and 39 years old (17 with parental consent).

Benefits of Joining

A good salary, full health benefits and a fulfilling career — could you ask for more?

Careers in the Air Force

The Air Force provides advanced, hands-on training for hundreds of careers. Pilots and flight crew are just the tip of the iceberg.

Basic Military Training

Your career in the Air Force officially begins with Basic Military Training (BMT). It is a challenging experience both mentally and physically but will ultimately transform you from humble recruit to confident Airman with the skills and confidence you need to excel as a member of the U.S. Air Force.

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With thousands of different jobs for enlisted personnel and officers, there’s a lot to do in the Military. The ASVAB Career Exploration Program can help young adults identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations and develop effective strategies to realize career goals.

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Next Steps...

A visit to a recruiter is a good next step. Schedule a meeting with an Air Force recruiter and learn what to expect from your visit. Meeting with a recruiter does not obligate you to serve; it’s simply a chance to ask questions and get honest answers.