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Careers Aircraft Maintenance Officer

The safety of our Airmen and the success of every mission all hinge on the integrity of our aircraft. It’s up to the Aircraft Maintenance Officers to ensure that everything is in perfect working order. More than just directing essential maintenance operations, they implement crucial aircraft inspections, deliver combat support and perform airdrops all around the world. From technical systems to economic factors, they play a critical role in the U.S. Air Force’s continued success.

Relevant Interests and Skills:

  • Aircraft Flight
  • Weaponry Materiel

Career Tasks:

  • Direct aircraft maintenance operations and reparation activities.
  • Manage quality assurance through training, budget and resource management.
  • Formulate maintenance plans and conduct periodic inspections.
  • Manage the maintenance activities for everything from working and disabled aircraft to ground equipment and structural repair.

Spend Your Career Leading Others, Not Paying Off Debt

An education at the U.S. Air Force Academy is provided at no cost to cadets. Instead, once you graduate, you will commission as an officer in the U.S. Air Force or Space Force. The length of your commitment will depend on your career path, but the benefits will last a lifetime.

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