Job Description: Airborne and Air Delivery Specialists are responsible for the maintenance of all life support equipment relating to Airborne/Airdrop Operations. In addition, they will assist in preparing the supplies and equipment necessary to deliver personnel and equipment via parachute and conduct subsequent equipment recovery and throughput operations. They are responsible for performing parachute repack as well as conducting preventive and corrective maintenance on all airdrop equipment, and will assist in evaluating proposed Landing Zone/Drop Zones in order to support the planning and execution of effective personnel, supplies, and equipment clearance during airborne, airdrop and equipment recovery operations. They will also perform various supervisory duties in support of airborne and airdrop missions to include, but to limited to, mission planning, Jumpmaster (military freefall and static line), Drop Zone Safety Officer, Malfunctions Officer, and Airdrop Load Inspector Certification.

  • Branch Branch: Marines
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 0451
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $42,645
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: GT: 100
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-29
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Logistics
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