- Nov 20, 2009
This is true. We are amidst one of the most difficult times to "get hired" by the military, let alone in the careerfield you want. But you can't get in if you don't try. Even with the continual cutbacks, they won't stop the "new hire" pipeline. If they do that, there will be a large gap in rank. So someone is going to get an ATC slot, might as well be you. It will just be more difficult than before.I wish you well but don't expect a rose garden. Not to be too cliche. Fresh off the press today is a complete down sizing of the Armed Forces. Don't expect any recruiter to bend over backwards to get you what you want, when I was on the streets recruiting (USMC) the AF had crazy waiting lists to get in, and that was the hight of unemployment.