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Flight Attendant

Overview: The unique nature of Flight Attendant positions in the Air Force Reserve is demonstrated by the requirements for a Top Secret security clearance and a five-skill level, which requires approximately 15 months of training. Experience and professionalism are required when attending to passengers on military aircraft.

Position: Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Provide for passenger safety and comfort during aircraft operations 
  • Perform pre-flight, thru-flight and post-flight inspections of aircraft emergency, cabin and galley equipment 
  • Supervise and perform loading and off-loading of passengers and baggage 
  • Ensure access to escape exits


  • HS diploma or GED. Courses in home economics, customer service and speech are desirable.
  • Minimum age of 21
  • Physical qualification for aircrew duty 
  • Qualification for aviation service
  • Ability to speak clearly and distinctly
  • Must maintail eligibility to deploy and mobilize worldwide
  • Height not less than 64 inches or more than 77 inches
  • ASVAB score of 50 on Administrative 
  • Possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles
  • Must not have food or food-like aversions that inhibit the safe handling of all food and beverage products to include (but not limited to): all meats, seafood, fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products, and alcohol. 
  • Must not have had a referral EPR within the previous 2 years and EPRs must not contain unfavorable/derogatory comments regarding the airman’s personal qualities, conduct, working relations, job knowledge, personal appearance, fitness, or duty performance. 
  • Must not have a record of alcohol or drug abuse, control roster actions, Unfavorable Information File (UIF), received an Article 15, any record of UCMJ convictions, or greater than minor civil offenses/violations, within the previous 2 years. 
  • Must have a current passing AF Fitness Assessment (FA) score of >80, remaining valid for a minimum of 60 days beyond the RNLTD to first 1A6XX permanent duty station.  Airmen must not have scored “unsatisfactory” on any fitness test within the previous 2 years.
  • Eligibility for Top Secret security clearance


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX; followed by Technical Training 

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