Any officer jobs to do with Linguistics in the Air Force?
I'm currently studying Arabic and I'm wondering if there are any officer jobs in the Air Force that would connect with this. I could ask my ROTC Commander later, but I was hoping for an answer tonight so I can start researching! Thanks!
Asked By: Alanna - 10/4/2010
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Since Afrotc offers non-competitive Type I Express Scholarships to Arabic Majors, I am going to go way out on a limb and guess there is an Air Force Officer job(Afsc) that has something to do with having this linguistic skill. http://afrotc.com/scholarships/in-college/foreign-language-majors/
Answered By: Tom - 10/5/2010
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No. Enlisted do the jobs such as translations/linguistics. As an Officer you will be a leader and supervisor. If you have a degree that covers Arabic Culture in depth you might get slotted as an Intel Officer.
Answered By: Yak Rider - 10/4/2010
There are translator jobs. There are also jobs where you sit up in a multi billion dollar aircraft and listen to Arabic transmissions.
Answered By: AndyC - 10/4/2010
Actually i was looking into doing linguistics through AFROTC(i did AROTC instead) when i went to talk to cadre about it they told me about a foreign affairs officer. dont know the exact details but he told me that it would entail studying a language for 2 yrs and then I believe going to that country (like study 1 yr 1... More
Answered By: Gina - 10/4/2010
No, there are no officer linguist jobs. There are officers who need to know a foreign language. IE: area intelligence officers But that's not an entry level officer position, that's a position a intelligence officer can move into about the time they make Capt.
Answered By: jeeper_peeper321 - 10/4/2010
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