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Bomber Combat Systems Officer

Overview: The B-52 Stratofortress bomber continues in operation after more than 60 years of service. Bomber Combat Systems Officers serve as navigators, electronic warfare officers (EWO) or weapons systems officers (WSO) on these remarkable aircraft.

Position:  Officer

AFSC: 12BX

Specific Tasks:

  • Review mission tasking, intelligence and weather information 
  • Navigate aircraft to accomplish assigned mission 
  • Ensure aircraft is pre-flighted, inspected, loaded, equipped and manned for mission 
  • Conduct training of crewmembers

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree; an undergraduate degree specializing in physical sciences, mathematics, administration, or management is desirable 
  • Commission as an officer in the Air Force Reserve 
  • Current aeronautical rating and qualification for aviation service as navigator
  • Eligibility for Top Secret security clearance

Training:

  • For those without a prior military service commission, successful completion of the nine week Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB, AL is required 
  • Completion of Air Force Specialized Undergraduate Navigator Training (SUNT) or Undergraduate Combat Systems Officer Training