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    Coming back to the FAA with senority

    Seniority is seniority! When you get there it will mean a lot more to you. If you are already there, then you know to take full advantage of it!!!
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    DM56, My name is Charles Luke. I was assigned to MATCS-18 Okinawa March 1979 - March 1980. Back...

    DM56, My name is Charles Luke. I was assigned to MATCS-18 Okinawa March 1979 - March 1980. Back then, everyone worked at the tower, station/squadron didn't matter. I was a CPL. This is the only facility I received a CTO for. I also knew a Marine from A-School, "Action" Jackson, that was...
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    DM56, My name is Charles Luke. I was assigned to MATCS-18 Okinawa March 1979 - March 1980. Back...

    DM56, My name is Charles Luke. I was assigned to MATCS-18 Okinawa March 1979 - March 1980. Back then, everyone worked at the tower, station/squadron didn't matter. I was a CPL. This is the only facility I received a CTO for. I also knew a Marine from A-School, "Action" Jackson, that was...
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    Prior USMC ATC Now 30 Years Post Office

    I am far from being exceptionally qualified/current. I haven't worked an aircraft in over 30 years. I am however still going to go as far forward with this quest as I possibly can. I have found a way to get current but it hinges on my getting to retire sooner than later. I am currently 52 years...
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    Aviation Consulting or ATC Controlling?

    Hello M.E. I worked at Tustin from 1977 to 1980 with a year stint in between at Okinawa. Who were the DOD controllers at Tustin when you worked there. I remember J.N. Will Jordan and R.C. Raymond Clarke.
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    Prior USMC ATC Now 30 Years Post Office

    Thanks for the feedback. This is what I was hoping to find out. I currently have an independent contract tower job in the works but I have to wait and see if I am offered an early out with the Post Office. I will take the CT job if I get the early out. I was looking for the possibility of...
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    Prior USMC ATC Now 30 Years Post Office

    I do meet requirement #2. I have a CTO from a DOD facility. It is 30 years old, but I did earn it. I would still like someone who has any knowledge/experience of DOD initial age waivers, to give me some insight on whether or not this kind of thing ever happens. From everything that I have...
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    Prior USMC ATC Now 30 Years Post Office

    Under Procedures as prescribed in DoDI 1400.25-V331, December 1996, section 4. EXCEPTIONS TO THE MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE reads: a. Designees in paragraph 5.b. of the front matter of this Volume may approve the original entry of an individual who has exceeded the maximum entry age limit prescribed in...
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    Prior USMC ATC Now 30 Years Post Office

    Anybody know of anyone getting an agency transfer into DOD ATC at the age of 52? I know the age cut-off is 36 but that can be waived. I am too young to retire civil service and would like to get back into ATC. I was one of the first controllers to work at 29 Palms EAF. I have a CTO. Any info...
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    Tower Cab Training Material (Academy)

    I am very interested in the rest of the lesson plans. I downloaded this one and would like to get them all.
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    Has anyone heard of or know of someone my age, 52, being given a waiver for the max age for...

    Has anyone heard of or know of someone my age, 52, being given a waiver for the max age for original entry into DOD ATC? I have found the waiver info under DoD 1400.25-M. Just seems a stretch for someone my age to get this waiver. I have a CTO but have been out of the field for 30 years. I have...
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    Has anyone heard of or know of someone my age, 52, being given a waiver for the max age for...

    Has anyone heard of or know of someone my age, 52, being given a waiver for the max age for original entry into DOD ATC? I have found the waiver info under DoD 1400.25-M. Just seems a stretch for someone my age to get this waiver. I have a CTO but have been out of the field for 30 years. I have...
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    Been out of field for 30 years

    Thanks for the info. I appreciate all the positive encouragement. I have looked on the websites for the 3 FCT contractors and will continue to work at preparing to get my name out there. I am not quite ready to actually apply as yet, I am still employed with the Fed Gov. and am planning on...
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    Been out of field for 30 years

    I was rated at MCAS(H) Futemna Okinawa Japan and MCAS(H) Santa Ana/Tustin CA. I also worked at the 29 Palms EAF at it's conception. It was wild seeing a C5 land on that matting material they made the runway with. AV-8's doing horizontal landings on the stuff was tricky too. I don't know why I...
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    Been out of field for 30 years

    I am willing to relocate. Looking for new scenery and a change!! Would like to know of some facilities with light traffic.
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    Been out of field for 30 years

    I was an Air Traffic Controller 30 years ago in the Marine Corps. I am 52 now and would like to find out if I have any chance of getting back into ATC. I do have a CTO from 1979. Is it plausible for me to get a job as a Contract Tower Controller? I have had several good responses to my orignal...
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    I am 52 years old and have been out of ATC for 30 years. I do have a CTO and am interested in...

    I am 52 years old and have been out of ATC for 30 years. I do have a CTO and am interested in contract towers, do I have a chance of getting into this field.