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Career enlisted aviator positions open for retraining

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AFPN) -- The Air Force still has openings for First Term Airmen to retrain into the Flight Engineer and Flight Attendant specialties and other career enlisted aviator positions.

In addition to the FTA openings, staff and technical sergeants required to retrain under the Noncommissioned Officer Retraining Program may apply for the following positions: Boom Operator, Flight Engineer, Loadmaster, Airborne Mission Systems, Airborne Battle Management, and Aerial Gunner.

"Every open position is an opportunity for Airmen to volunteer to meet a critical need of the Air Force," said Master Sgt. Bill Bergin, the Pentagon's Career Enlisted Aviator In-Service recruiter. "We have incredibly talented people looking for new challenges, becoming an enlisted aviator is a good match for some of them."

The official release of the fiscal year 2009 NCORP retraining objectives is on the retraining advisory located in the virtual Military Personnel Flight. To view the retraining advisory, log in to the vMPF and click on the "request retraining" link.

Descriptions of each of the enlisted aviation career fields and a retraining tutorial are also located on the Career Enlisted Aviator Recruiting and Retention Community of Practice at https://afkm.wpafb.af.mil/cea.

For more information, interested Airmen can contact their Military Personnel Flight/Element or call DSN 227-1717 or (703) 697-1717.