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Old 08-23-2012, 02:10 PM   #1
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Boom operator air force

Anyone here a boom operator in the air force?

I'm going to be joining soon with hopes to have this job


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Old 08-23-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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soooooo...your joining the Airforce with hopes of being an glorified gas pumper...wait...sorry...refueling technician...

Never ceases to amaze me...the high quality of people who join the airforce...If you want to join the military. Join a real branch...
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Or a real MOS that translates to civilian work.
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Old 09-15-2012, 06:40 PM   #4
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soooooo...your joining the Airforce with hopes of being an glorified gas pumper...wait...sorry...refueling technician...

Never ceases to amaze me...the high quality of people who join the airforce...If you want to join the military. Join a real branch...
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Or a real MOS that translates to civilian work.
Good for you! The Air Force in and of itself is a great line on any resume. Glad you want to step to the plate in any capacity.
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Old 09-17-2012, 12:22 PM   #5
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Or a real MOS that translates to civilian work.
Shows how little you know about the job. I work transition assitance as an extra duty for the Army Reserve and I could take a boomers AFSC description and load down a resume for any cargo/logistics job.
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Good for you! The Air Force in and of itself is a great line on any resume. Glad you want to step to the plate in any capacity.
I've done my 10 years in the Marines.

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Shows how little you know about the job. I work transition assitance as an extra duty for the Army Reserve and I could take a boomers AFSC description and load down a resume for any cargo/logistics job.
I could care less about the job. My intrests are in satellite communications or any other radio comms. I'm a technician and have just a well written resume as you guys do. As you know, it's not hard translating military word's into civilian standards.
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:32 AM   #7
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:38 PM   #8
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Whats up Bro? Im a Boom on Kc-10s. Its a great Job, You will travel all over the Planet, You willmake some money, you will get have to have a job that gets pretty intense. It really is like a big video game, except that the game involves two aircraft flying less then 50 feet from eachother. Its pretty nuts sometimes. You are so lucky to get this job, I had to cross train out of my old job to get this one. I wish I could have got this job in the first place like you. Feel free to ask any specific questions that you may have.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:55 PM   #9
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did you really just sign up to comment on this threaD?
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Congrats... Don't get down from the haters. I've served in both the USAF and the US Army and both have their ups and downs. Like I said, congrats on becoming a boomer. You'll enjoy it. Fly in Style. The people that hate on the Air Force usually are just upset that they didn't make the correct decision the first time around.
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