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Careers Nuclear and Missile Operations Officer

As an elite military power, we have unparalleled nuclear and missile capabilities. It is the great responsibility of Nuclear and Missile Operations Officers to run and manage these operations. By assessing the effectiveness of missile operations systems and incorporating new technology, they develop future plans for systems, facilities and personnel. Performing associated command, control, communication and launch activities, these experts ensure that we continue to successfully defend and support the United States and allied forces.

Relevant Interests and Skills:

  • Computers/Computer Science
  • Space
  • Weaponry Materiel

Career Tasks:

  • Coordinate nuclear and missile operations policies, activities and programs.
  • Establish training requirements and performance standards.
  • Advise commanders and staff on offensive and defensive unit capabilities.
  • Operate and control nuclear and missile operations.

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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