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#21 d10

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 00:55

Aviation specific duty locations:

CONUS:
Fort Drum, NY
Fort Belvoir, VA
Fort Bragg, NC
Fort Stewart, GA
Fort Benning, GA
Fort Campbell, KY
Fort Riley, KS
Fort Carson, CO
Fort Bliss, TX
Fort Lewis, WA

OCONUS:
Fort Wainwright, AK
Schofield Barracks, HI
Korea
Germany
Honduras
Egypt

I left off some locations that you won't see until you're tracked, but almost every active duty aviator fresh out of flight school will end up at one of those locations (unless I missed one, going off of memory).

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 10:01

Does the army give you the option of joint installations as well or are they purely special assignments?

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 13:15

How could you forget lovely and temperate Fort Hood???


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Posted 23 June 2012 - 16:13

I didn't forget, I just didn't realize they had any aviation left after 4th CAB moved to Bliss. I just learned they have another aviation brigade there.

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 16:39

We picked up some birds from down there. Good God I'm glad I'm not at Hood.

#26 CharyouTree

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 21:57

We picked up some birds from down there. Good God I'm glad I'm not at Hood.


I mob'd out of there in 2010. Well..."North" Fort Hood. Ugh. Luckily I skipped most of the BS by being at TACOPS, but I still spent two weeks down on main post. Fairly crappy experience. I'd not like to be a junior enlisted down there.

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Posted 25 June 2012 - 14:11

Does anyone have usarec form 1936 in PDF? The Marine Corps doesn't use pure edge so getting my company co and my battle co to complete it has been a pain.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 16:44

Hi i am currently a civilian from las vegas an have gotten 3-5 LOR's i am about to pick up the Arco book in conjunction with the FAA manual to be ready for the AFAST...previously in this thread it was stated that the AFAST should no longer exist. I have not heard any such thing an if so what is this SIFT Test?

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 17:07

Hi i am currently a civilian from las vegas an have gotten 3-5 LOR's i am about to pick up the Arco book in conjunction with the FAA manual to be ready for the AFAST...previously in this thread it was stated that the AFAST should no longer exist. I have not heard any such thing an if so what is this SIFT Test?


Sorry to be blunt, but there are several threads in this subforum that will answer your questions.

#30 SinCityKing

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 12:15

No worries i found all the info a little after posting this thank you. Btw I have seen lots of your postings in different threads very helpful.

#31 AVIATORWANNABE

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 20:12

Fort Belvoir! Amazing post.. Fort Carson is on my wish list as well

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:20

Does anyone have any news on the SIFT/ AFAST. I just talked to my recruiter who told me the transition still hasn't happened but I haven't seen any news that it was being delayed again (surprising since it was supposed to take place on the first of year.) There seemed to be a lot of chatter around here after the oct 1st delay so I figured someone might know something I'm missing.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 14:12

Hey if you read the recent posts you could find that the last time the AFAST is going to be valid will be in the upcoming board next week. There is a person here that took the SIFT already and now we are waiting for his feedback. for any packets that are being prepared from now on, the SIFT will be required. I hope this answers your question.
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:50

Side note: AFAST scores are still valid for March board IF you were FQ-NS for the Jan board ...

I also asked if one should update with a SIFT score for their second look if they didnt get picked up in Jan board but they said its not neccessary and advised against it ... not sure of their reasoning as you would be competing with new applicants who have taken a SIFT.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 13:07

Cause you could possibly get a failing score on the sift making you a non qualified applicant as your sift score overrides your afast score... My guess

Edited by Yamer, 15 January 2013 - 13:08.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 13:31

Why would someone "update" their packet with that information? Its not like the results get automatically sent up ... could be wrong

#37 brackac

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 20:41

I want to take the SIFT just to see if I could pass the damn thing.
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#38 madsam23

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 06:55

I wanted to ask a few questions about the Afast/Sift exams. I am a european civilian helicopter pilot. I am searching for a good set of psychometric-aptitude tests for heli pilots, and I really wish I could use these ones. Is there a platform for civilian pilots to take them through? Is there a platform for JAA pilots to take them through? If these are not things that are generally done, could someone recommend what office or section I should contact to make a request to use such testing. Thanks in advance.






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