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Public Affairs

Overview:  Public Affairs personnel define and communicate the public image of the Air Force Reserve across all information channels. These multi-skilled Reserve members have to be as comfortable conducting special events and speaking in front of audiences as they are at writing press releases.  

Position:  Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Facilitate communication with the general public as well as Active Duty and Reserve members, civilian employees and dependents 
  • Prepare, edit and distribute news releases and other information pieces, including audio and video presentations 
  • Conduct special events, community relations, media relations, and orientation programs 
  • Performs historical documentation as well as conducts ground and aerial video documentation
  • Programs, directs and hosts radio and television broadcasts
  • Advise commanders at all levels on the internal, media and community relations implications of plans, policies and programs


  • HS diploma or GED. Courses in creative arts and communications are advantageous. 
  • Absence of any speech impediment and ability to read aloud and speak distinctly 
  • A favorable evaluation of a voice audition  
  • Normal color vision   
  • Possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles (GMV)
  • Eligibility for Secret security clearance

Related Civilian Occupation:

  • Public Relations