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Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst
Overview: As language translators in the sky, Airborne Cryptologic Linguist personnel constantly monitor the radio frequency spectrum and translate, evaluate and report on messages and other in-flight intelligence received in foreign languages.
- Process, exploit, analyze and disseminate signal intelligence information
- Operate airborne signals intelligence systems and mission equipment
- Translate, evaluate and report on assigned communications
- Analyze traffic for reportable significance
- Receive, transmit and relay encoded and decoded messages
- High school diploma or GED. Courses in foreign languages, mathematics, typing and computers are desirable.
- Physical qualification for aircrew duty
- Qualification for aviation service
- Must maintain eligibility to deploy or mobilize worldwide
- Height not less than 64 inches or more than 77 inches
- No record or history of temporomandibular joint disorder or pain
- ASVAB score of 72 on General
- Minimum score of 110 on Defense Language Aptitude Battery or demonstrated proficiency in a DoD-trained designated acquisition language with an L2/R2 or better on the Defense Language Proficiency Test or Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) equivalent for which accession was approved by AF Career Field Manager.
- Eligibility for a Top Secret security clearance
- Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX; followed by Technical Training
Related Civilian Careers:
- Interpreters and Translators