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AWF

Duties

(Aircrewman Mechanical):  Serves as flight engineer/crew chief/load master on board P-3C, EP-3, E-6B, C-2, *C-9, C-12, *C-20, *C-37, *C-40A and *C-130 aircraft.  Proficient with all in flight aircraft emergency requirements and knowledgeable with all aircraft flight systems. 
* Denotes FTS/SELRES

Working Environment

AWs may be assigned to P3 squadrons, Helicopter Combat Support Squadrons (HC), Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadrons (HS) or Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) sea or shore duty in any part of the world. They work in hangars, shipboard hangar and flight decks, administrative and operations departments. AWs often work on flight lines at air stations, usually around a high level of noise.

A-School (Job School) Information

NACCS, Pensacola, FL -26 calendar days
Common Basics Electronics Course, Pensacola, FL -51 calendar days
AE A-School, Pensacola, FL - 79 calendar days
SERE, Kittery, ME or San Diego, CA - 14 calendar days
Fleet Replacement Squadron, Norfolk, VA, Tinker AFB, OK, or Jacksonville, FL - average 259 calendar days*

*Time and location of Fleet Replacement Squadron training is dependent upon specific platform and NEC pipelines

 
ASVAB Score Requirement: VE+AR+MK+MC=210

Security Clearance Requirement: Secret

Other Requirements

- Vision of 20/200, correctable to 20/20
- Must have normal color perception
- Must have normal hearing
- Must have no speech impediment
- 60 month enlistment obligation
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must Pass Navy Flight Physical
- Must be high school graduate
- No history of drug abuse
- Must be a volunteer for flight duty

Sea/Shore Rotation for This Rating

First Sea Tour: 60 months
First Shore Tour: 36 months
Second Sea Tour: 54 month
Second Shore Tour: 36 month
Third Sea Tour: 42 month
Third Shore Tour: 36 month
Fourth Sea Tour: 36 month
Fourth Shore Tour: 36 month
Note: Sea tours and shore tours for sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 months ashore until retirement.

 

AWO

Duties

(Aircrewman Operator):   Operates tactical mission systems to detect, classify, track and attack enemy submarines while onboard P-3C and P-8A aircraft.  Operates tactical support center systems at shore installations and tactical mobile systems in expeditionary MTOC units.  Also operates multiple types of UAV payload systems.

Working Environment

AWs may be assigned to P3 squadrons, Helicopter Combat Support Squadrons (HC), Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadrons (HS) or Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) sea or shore duty in any part of the world. They work in hangars, shipboard hangar and flight decks, administrative and operations departments. AWs often work on flight lines at air stations, usually around a high level of noise.

A-School (Job School) Information

NACCS, Pensacola, FL -26 calendar days
AWO A-School, Pensacola, FL - 115 calendar days
SERE, Kittery, ME or San Diego, CA - 14 calendar days
Fleet Replacement Squadron, Jacksonville, FL - average 203 calendar days*

*Time of Fleet Replacement Squadron training is dependent upon specific platform and NEC pipelines

ASVAB Score Requirement: VE+AR+MK+MC=210

Security Clearance Requirement: Secret

Other Requirements

- Vision of 20/200, correctable to 20/20
- Must have normal color perception
- Must have normal hearing
- Must have no speech impediment
- 60 month enlistment obligation
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must Pass Navy Flight Physical
- Must be high school graduate
- No history of drug abuse
- Must be a volunteer for flight duty

Sea/Shore Rotation for This Rating

First Sea Tour: 60 months
First Shore Tour: 36 months
Second Sea Tour: 54 month
Second Shore Tour: 36 month
Third Sea Tour: 42 month
Third Shore Tour: 36 month
Fourth Sea Tour: 36 month
Fourth Shore Tour: 36 month
Note: Sea tours and shore tours for sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 months ashore until retirement.

 

AWR

Duties

(Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter):  Operates tactical mission systems to detect, classify and attack enemy submarines while onboard MH-60B and MH-60R aircraft.  Also operates tactical support center systems at shore installations and tactical mobile systems in expeditionary MTOC units.  Primary rescue swimmer during SAR missions.

Working Environment

AWs may be assigned to P3 squadrons, Helicopter Combat Support Squadrons (HC), Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadrons (HS) or Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) sea or shore duty in any part of the world. They work in hangars, shipboard hangar and flight decks, administrative and operations departments. AWs often work on flight lines at air stations, usually around a high level of noise.

A-School (Job School) Information

NACCS, Pensacola, FL -26 calendar days
AWR Rescue Swimmer School, Pensacola, FL - 34 calendar days
AWR A-School, Pensacola, FL - 115 calendar days
SERE, Kittery, ME or San Diego, CA - 14 calendar days
Fleet Replacement Squadron, San Diego, CA or Jacksonville, FL - average 238 calendar days*

*Time and location of Fleet Replacement Squadron training is dependent upon specific platform and NEC pipelines


ASVAB Score Requirement: VE+AR+MK+MC=210

Security Clearance Requirement: Secret

Other Requirements

- Vision of 20/200, correctable to 20/20
- Must have normal color perception
- Must have normal hearing 
- Must have no speech impediment
- 60 month enlistment obligation
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must Pass Navy Flight Physical
- Must be high school graduate
- No history of drug abuse
- Must be a volunteer for flight duty

Sea/Shore Rotation for This Rating

First Sea Tour: 60 months
First Shore Tour: 36 months
Second Sea Tour: 54 month
Second Shore Tour: 36 month
Third Sea Tour: 42 month
Third Shore Tour: 36 month
Fourth Sea Tour: 36 month
Fourth Shore Tour: 36 month
Note: Sea tours and shore tours for sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 months ashore until retirement.

 

AWS

Duties

(Aircrewman Helicopter):  Serves as the utility aircrewman onboard HH-60H, MH-60S, H-46 and MH-53 aircraft operating a wide range of equipment from mine hunting sensors to close in combat weapons systems.  Primary rescue swimmer during SAR missions.

Working Environment

AWs may be assigned to P3 squadrons, Helicopter Combat Support Squadrons (HC), Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadrons (HS) or Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) sea or shore duty in any part of the world. They work in hangars, shipboard hangar and flight decks, administrative and operations departments. AWs often work on flight lines at air stations, usually around a high level of noise.

A-School (Job School) Information

NACCS, Pensacola, FL -26 calendar days 
AWS Rescue Swimmer School, Pensacola, FL - 34 calendar days
AWS A-School, Pensacola, FL - 34 calendar days
SERE, Kittery, ME or San Diego, CA - 14 calendar days
Fleet Replacement Squadron, Norfolk, VA or San Diego, CA - average 175 calendar days*

*Length of training for AWS is dependent  upon whether the student is a rescue swimmer or a dry helo crewman.

ASVAB Score Requirement: VE+AR+MK+MC=210

Security Clearance Requirement: Secret

Other Requirements

- Vision of 20/200, correctable to 20/20
- Must have normal color perception
- Must have normal hearing
- Must have no speech impediment
- 60 month enlistment obligation
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must Pass Navy Flight Physical
- Must be high school graduate
- No history of drug abuse
- Must be a volunteer for flight duty

Sea/Shore Rotation for This Rating

First Sea Tour: 60 months
First Shore Tour: 36 months
Second Sea Tour: 54 month
Second Shore Tour: 36 month
Third Sea Tour: 42 month
Third Shore Tour: 36 month
Fourth Sea Tour: 36 month
Fourth Shore Tour: 36 month
Note: Sea tours and shore tours for sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 months ashore until retirement.

 

AWV

Duties

(Aircrewman Avionics):  In-Flight technician/trouble shooter on board P-3C, EP-3 and E-6B aircraft.  Maintains and trouble shoots all avionics equipment while in flight.  Operates communication systems and electronic warfare equipment onboard E-6B and EP-3 aircraft.  Operates and maintains tactical support center systems at shore installations and tactical mobile systems in expeditionary MTOC units.

Working Environment

AWs may be assigned to P3 squadrons, Helicopter Combat Support Squadrons (HC), Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadrons (HS) or Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) sea or shore duty in any part of the world. They work in hangars, shipboard hangar and flight decks, administrative and operations departments. AWs often work on flight lines at air stations, usually around a high level of noise.

A-School (Job School) Information

NACCS, Pensacola, FL -26 calendar days
Common Basics Electronics Course, Pensacola, FL -51 calendar days
AT A-School, Pensacola, FL - 46 calendar days
SERE, Kittery, ME or San Diego, CA - 14 calendar days
Fleet Replacement Squadron, Whidbey Island, WA, Tinker AFB, OK, or Jacksonville, FL - average 231 calendar days*

*Time and location of Fleet Replacement Squadron training is dependent upon specific platform and NEC pipelines

ASVAB Score Requirement: VE+AR+MK+MC=210

Security Clearance Requirement: Secret

Other Requirements

- Vision of 20/200, correctable to 20/20
- Must have normal color perception
- Must have normal hearing
- Must have no speech impediment
- 60 month enlistment obligation
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must Pass Navy Flight Physical
- Must be high school graduate
- No history of drug abuse
- Must be a volunteer for flight duty

Sea/Shore Rotation for This Rating

First Sea Tour: 60 months
First Shore Tour: 36 months
Second Sea Tour: 54 month
Second Shore Tour: 36 month
Third Sea Tour: 42 month
Third Shore Tour: 36 month
Fourth Sea Tour: 36 month
Fourth Shore Tour: 36 month
Note: Sea tours and shore tours for sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 months ashore until retirement.

 

 

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