USAF Combat Controller Explained
beamer9 · 7 years ago
Palk215 I really appreciate the advice! Good to get some words from people that have been through everything.
Palk215 · 7 years ago
Well, I was in the pipeline so I can speak on that not much else. You need to decide what you want to do because with a different mindset in CCT or SOWT when you want to be a PJ doing extractions you will not make it. It's also Air Force Special Operations, Special Forces is Army. All three career fields have a huge deployment rate and you will always be TDY training and doing shit. If you go there with a good attitude, don't scurve, put your team before yourself and don't have any external issues then you'll be fine. Make sure you understand the differences in each career field though and know where you belong because especially now you will end up back home with an entry level separation and have wasted a shit ton of time.
beamer9 · 7 years ago
I've been looking for a place where I could ask questions to guys that have been through Air Force Special Forces training and have been on deployments and everything, and I think this article actually helped me out a lot. I'm currently enlisting in the Air Force and am waiting on a few waivers to come in for some injuries that don't even bother me anymore, but I still have a few questions and maybe some of you could help me out a little.
I've always been the guy that strives for pressure and to be in an elite group of people, (whether in sports, school, work, etc.) so I knew right from the get-go that if I enlisted I was going to do everything I could to be a part of special forces. Only problem I'm having is deciding what part of the Air Force Special Forces I want to join. I'm looking for a job that won't end up being a desk job, because that's why I left college in the first place. I didn't want to get my political science degree and end up sitting at a desk for the rest of my life. I want something fast paced, something that keeps me on my toes, and something that puts me in an elite brotherhood. I can't decide if I want to go through the PJ, CCT, or SOWT schools. I know the differences in each job, and I'm perfectly content doing either one of them. I'm just curious if anyone knows which of those three would put me in a position to see more operations, deployments, action etc. Any info you guys can give me would be greatly appreciated. Still got at least a month before all my waivers get looked over, but right after that I'm taking my PAST and hopefully getting the ball rolling. Hope to hear from you guys soon!
jrexilius · 7 years ago
awesome! get some brothers!
Tango9 · 7 years ago
@Evan95 @Tango9 @Evan95 @Coriolis @Obsolete Ah. gotcha. Thanks Evan.
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