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My Path to The United States Air Force I always wanted to go into the military as a little kid. Now, actually being at the age of what I need to decide on what I’m going to do for my future is a little harder than I thought it was going to be. I have chose to do my project on The United States Air Force. It has always intrigued me to join the military because of my grandfather. He was in the Air Force and always told me stories about when he was in the service. I really wasn’t sure about what branch to go into because I didn’t really know what pays the best, but which is also the safest. This project has showed me that the Air Force is the safest option, and pays the best out of all of the branches of the military. So, this …show more content…

It has everything I would have ever dreamed of on base. It has the accomidies of everyday life of an average person that would happen to live in a city. For example they have their own sports teams, grocery stores, world class gyms, and family oriented living accommodations. The best of all is that everything and anything purchased on base is tax free. For my interview I decided to speak with Major Heckman. He is currently in charge of the recruits at Penn State University, for students wishing to join the ROTC program. I was able to speak with him through my mothers assistance. I was looking for someone with the knowledge about the ROTC program and she found the perfect candidate to do so. Major Heckman was extremely knowledgeable in the process and requirements for becoming a pilot and explained to me what it was going to take. During the interview, I learned that grades are extremely important and hard work and dedication will pay off in the end. In order to become a pilot in the US Air Force, I will go through four years of training after college and must commit to ten years serving my country. The courses that are required depends on the route I wish to take. I will definitely need to have a strong foundation in math and science. The Air Force is looking for recruits in various areas such as Aeronautical Engineering, Meteorology, Civil Engineering. If the technical is not for you, one can also major in

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