Air Force

June 23, 2017
 

Application window opens for Air Force undergraduate flying training

Kat Bailey
JB San Antonio-Randolph, Texas

af-pilot-training
Application packages for the next Undergraduate Flying Training selection board are due to the Rated Officer Assignments branch of the Air Force Personnel Center by Nov. 17, 2017. 

The board, set for Jan. 22-25, 2018, will consider active-duty officer applicants to attend training as early as spring 2018. Those interested in becoming a pilot, combat systems officer, remotely piloted aircraft pilot or air battle manager are encouraged to apply. 

“The Air Force continues to review opportunities to strengthen the force,” said Capt. Devin Stone, the UFT board administrator. “Some initiatives are force-wide; others, such as encouraging eligible active-duty officers to partake in flying training, are more targeted. All have the same objective.” 

Stone said implementing these initiatives will strengthen the Air Force’s competitive position in the battle for top talent. 

All UFT applicants must be certified as physically qualified by Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Office of the Surgeon General, Physical Standards. 

Additional information about specific requirements, eligibility criteria, process and other details can be found on myPers. Select “Active Duty Officer” from the dropdown menu and search “UFT.”

For more information about Air Force personnel programs, go to myPers.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
nasaabort

Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmod...
 
 
F35B

After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects ...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Perseverance in face of adversity

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Senior Airman Lin Evenson, 99th Aerospace Medical Squadron ophthalmic technician, poses for a photo in her office on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Evenson joined the Air F...