The two,400 Air Pressure area operators who’re transferring to the Area Pressure are unfold throughout 175 areas world wide
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Area Pressure within the coming weeks will add greater than 2,400 new members who agreed to go away the Air Pressure and volunteered to hitch the area service.
With restrictions on mass gatherings as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the Area Pressure will maintain a digital swearing-in ceremony Sept. 15 throughout the Air Pressure Affiliation’s Digital Air, Area and Cyber Convention.
The two,400 area operators who’re transferring to the Area Pressure are unfold throughout 175 areas world wide, spokeswoman Lynn Kirby stated.
About half of Area Pressure’s new members are situated at Buckley, Peterson, and Schriever Air Pressure Bases in Colorado, and Vandenberg Air Pressure Base in California. Kirby stated the opposite half are at different U.S. and abroad areas together with Germany, Greenland, Japan and the UK.
The two,400 airmen have been chosen from more than 8,500 who utilized for the chance to switch. Solely airmen within the area operations and area programs operations profession fields have been chosen.
On the official date of switch, enlisted members will probably be administered the oath of enlistment and signal enlistment contracts into the Area Pressure. Officers will probably be administered the oath of workplace and signal Area Pressure commissioning paperwork. Each officers and enlisted members should decide to a minimal of two-years of active-duty service.