Air Force

December 6, 2013

45 AFSCs removed from SRB list as AF gets leaner, smaller

Debbie Gildea
JB San Antonio-Randolph, Texas

Forty-five AFSCs will no longer be eligible for the selective reenlistment bonus effective Dec. 5 with the advent of the new selective reenlistment bonus list, Air Force officials announced today.
SRB eligibility changes posture the Air Force for a smaller force driven by sequestration, said Brig. Gen. Gina Grosso, Air Force director of force management policy.

ìThe SRB program is a retention tool; as the force gets smaller, skills that were under-manned are no longer short and we are adjusting the bonus program accordingly,î says Grosso.

Critical and emerging career fields with high operations demands and low manning – such as battlefield Airmen and cyberspace specialties – still require attention, the general said, so some AFSCs will remain on the SRB list. As of Dec.5, AFSCs on the SRB list will include the following:

  • 1A8X1 Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst
  • 1A8X2 Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Operator
  • 1B4X1 Cyberspace Defense Operations
  • 1C2X1 Combat Control
  • 1C4X1 Tactical Air Control Party
  • 1N4X1A Fusion Analyst, Digital Network Analyst
  • 1T0X1 Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape
  • 1T2X1 Pararescue
  • 1W0X2 Special Operations Weather
  • 3E8X1 Explosive Ordnance Disposal

AFSCs being removed from the SRB list will include the following:

  • 1A0X1 In-Flight Refueling
  • 1A2X1 Aircraft Loadmaster
  • 1C1X1 Air Traffic Control
  • 1C3X1 Command Post
  • 1C5X1 Command and Control Battle Management Operations
  • 1C5X1D Command and Control Battle Management Operations ñ Weapons Director
  • 1C6X1 Space Systems Operations
  • 1C7X1 Airfield Management
  • 1N0X1 Operations Intelligence
  • 1N1X1A Geospatial Intelligence Analyst
  • 1N1X1B Geospatial Intelligence Targeteer
  • 1N3X1 Cryptologic Language Analyst
  • 1N4X1B Fusion Analyst ñ Analysis and Production
  • 1U0X1 Remotely Piloted Aircraft Sensor Operator
  • 1W0X1 Weather
  • 2A5X2B Helicopter/Tiltrotor Aircraft Maintenance (H-60)
  • 2A5X2D Helicopter/Tiltrotor Aircraft Maintenance (CV-22)
  • 2A7X1 Aircraft Metals Technology
  • 2A7X3 Aircraft Structural Maintenance
  • 2A7X5 Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance
  • 2M0X1 Missile and Space System Electrical Maintenance
  • 2M0X2 Missile and Space System Maintenance
  • 2M0X3 Missile and Space Facilities
  • 2T3X2A Special Vehicle Maintenance ñ Fire Fighting Vehicles
  • 2T3X7 Vehicle Management & Analysis
  • 3D0X2 Cyber Systems Operations
  • 3D0X3 Cyber Surety
  • 3D0X4 Computer Systems Programming
  • 3E2X1 Pavements and Construction Equipment
  • 3E3X1 Structural
  • 3E4X1 Water and Fuel System Maintenance
  • 3E5X1 Engineering
  • 3N0X2 Broadcast Journalist
  • 3N0X5 Photojournalist
  • 3P0X1A Security Forces Military Working Dog Handler
  • 3S3X3 Manpower
  • 4C0X1 Mental Health Service
  • 4E0X1 Public Health
  • 4H0X1 Cardiopulmonary Laboratory
  • 4N0X1C Aero Medical Service ñ Independent Duty Medical Technician
  • 4N1X1C Surgical Service ñ Orthopedics
  • 4P0X1 Pharmacy
  • 4R0X1C Diagnostic Imaging ñ Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • 4Y0X1H Dental Hygienist
  • 6C0X1 Contracting
  • 7S0X1 Special Investigations

Due to recent changes in Department of Defense policy, Airmen who are in an AFSC being removed from the SRB listing will no longer have 30 days to reenlist from the date the AFSC is removed. Instead Airmen in an AFSC being removed will have through Dec. 4 to reenlist and receive an SRB. Anyone reenlisting on Dec. 5 or later will use the new SRB list. In addition to these changes Airmen will no longer be able to request accelerated SRB payments.

For more information about SRB changes and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil.




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