Job Description: Tactical locations are often long distances from supporting airfields, which means aircraft may require refueling midflight. Operating a specialized boom from the back of a KC-135, In-flight Refueling specialists pump thousands of gallons of jet fuel into aircraft in need of fuel. These highly trained experts must have a steady hand and nerves in order to complete this remarkable and crucial task so we can continue to successfully complete all of our missions.

  • Branch Branch: Air Force
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  • Desinnation Designation: 1A0X1
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  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
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  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-39
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Aircrew Operations
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