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    Academy Question

    Thanks! Doesn't sound bad at all. So far all I've heard is stupid comments like "Why would you want to do that, it's too stressful", or "You know that has a really high washout rate"... But obviously the only experience they've had is staring up at the tower :P Is OJT about the same? I'm...
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    Academy Question

    I'm wondering, what's an average day like? As far as hours involved, instructor interaction, etc... I'm used to the military method of cramming the students full of useless information for 9 hours, 2-3 hours of studying, followed by an insanely difficult test, and if you're lucky one chance at...
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    Hello from NorCal!

    Thanks for the help! I'm curious, anyone know how many people actually apply when there's slots available? Or rather, are there a lot of people lining up for this job? From what I've gathered so far, as long as you have a good record, and do well on the test the chances of getting selected are...
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    Hello from NorCal!

    I went to this website: http://jobs.faa.gov/Allfaajobs.htm, searched for "Air Traffic Control Specialist Trainee" and didn't get any results.. All I found was positions for previous ATCs. As for how I'll go about it, I'm not sure yet.. I need to do a little more reading and see how everything...
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    Hello from NorCal!

    Thanks for the welcome! I actually tried to retrain to be an ATC in the Air Force, but my application was denied for some unknown reason.. Probably because loadmaster is critically manned. Hopefully I'll have better luck on the outside. I have a secret clearance and a certified physical, will...
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    Hello from NorCal!

    I'm currently a loadmaster in the Air Force. I'll be separating in the next 3-4 months and I'm hoping to find out more about the ATC career field! :hurray: