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Monday, March 8, 2021

Ahh. I would talk to the aviation guard unit that you’ll be flying for. Maybe they have someone that went through the program recently.

Monday, March 8, 2021

I am Guard. So it’s little different now from what I heard. As I am in the guard from what I hear, you go WOCS and then come home, wait for a long time and then go Flight School. I’ve never PCS’ed before so not sure how that all works.

Monday, March 8, 2021

Then you’ll PCS there like any other duty station. sounds like you’ll be a geo Bachelor while attending the flight school portion. But before that you’ll have to attend and graduate WOCS. During WOCS you will live in Barracks. After WOCS, I lived on base for about a year then I moved off post. When I went through in 2008 there was a large training bubble which delayed training to about 18 months. I’ve heard that it’s now half that,but again, I’m not sure. Others lived off post the entire time during flight school. I was a geo-bachelor as well while there (my wife and I are dual mil) Due to COVID considerations(of which I am not privy to) they may have policies in place that would mandate you staying on base/post. Which military branch are you serving in.? Guard or active?

Monday, March 8, 2021

Enlisted to Warrant

Monday, March 8, 2021

Are you in the military? Are you a warrant officer? Are you an officer coming from OCS/branch transfer? Or are you enlisted to warrant? Or are you civilian to warrant?

Monday, March 8, 2021

Hi Do the US Army supply moving costs for relocation to AL for flight school? I live on the West Coast and if I get accepted I will keep my current house as my wife is staying put due to her job. Is there a few weeks settle in period where they will have an apartment set up for me and give me time to adjust (find a place to live) Or are you expected to find a place before you move? Thanks

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Can’t speak to Air Guard, but the ARNG allows states a lot of latitude in how they run their programs. Some states advertise street to seat, others keep it on the DL but will do it for the right applicants, some have unwritten policies on only taking prior service if not current members, while others require membership ahead of time with no exceptions.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Yeah basically from what I understand cause the active is by active needs.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Perfect explanation friend. So with NG being slotted by their states ahead of time, is it accurate to say they don't "pull" from the list of airframes from the AD selection?

Friday, March 5, 2021

From the selection powerpoint: "Per USAACE policy, active duty officers and warrant officers select their advanced airframe based on the cumulative grades earned during the courses leading up to the completion of Common Core. USAACE G3 determines airframe MDS distributions. Compo 2/3 students are assigned aircraft by their owning state. MSC Students only fly HH-60s." (Aka 67J's) So active duty competes against each other O vs O/WO Vs WO but not O vs WO. NG/USAR/67J all should already know their advanced airframes and not really a factor, but kinda a factor. BN gets the stats for projected Army needs a day ahead or so and then everyone (active duty) is racked and stacked based on OML which the breakdown of that can be found on teams also. This is my best interpretation of everything I've seen and told from people in the pit.