flight attendant

Overview: The unique nature of Flight Attendant positions in the Air Force Reserve is demonstrated by the requirements for a Top Secret security clearance and a 5-skill level, which requires approximately 15 months of training.  Experience and professionalism are required when attending to passengers on military aircraft.

Position:  Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Provide for passenger safety and comfort during aircraft operations 
  • Perform pre-flight, thru-flight and post-flight inspections of aircraft emergency, cabin and galley equipment 
  • Supervise and perform loading and off-loading of passengers and baggage 
  • Ensure access to escape exits


  • Minimum age of 21
  • Prior qualification in any AFSC at the 5-skill level
  • Physical qualification for aircrew duty 
  • Qualification for aviation service
  • Ablility to speak clearly and distinctly
  • Demonstrated weight lift of 40 pounds
  • Eligibility to deploy and mobilize worldwide
  • Height not less than 64 inches or more than 77 inches
  • ASVAB score of 28 on Administrative 
  • Top Secret security clearance 
  • Qualification to operate government motor vehicles


  • Technical Training - 25 days at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX 
  • College credits earned: Aviation Operations - credits vary

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  • Flight Attendants