Army Reserve Aviation Officers coordinate/lead operations using Army Aircraft such as UH-72,UH-60 Black Hawk, HH-60 Black Hawk, CH-47 Chinook, C-12, and UC-35.
The Army Reserve Aviation Command (ARAC) contains all Aviation assets within the Army Reserve. Mission sets conducted by ARAC tenant units include Combat Assault, Command and Control, Casualty Evacuation, Heavy Lift, and Personnel Transport.
Job training for an aviation officer requires completing aviation school, where you study rotary-winged aircrafts and basic flying skills.
Some of additional skills you’ll learn are:
You will then begin Basic Combat Training in combat flight skills that are used by Army pilots, and eventually specialize in one of the following aircraft:
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
The skills you learn will help prepare you for leadership in either an aviation related, management, or medical career field. An Aviation Officer in the Army is closely related to managerial positions in many of the following corporations:
Applying to Become an Army Reserve Aviator
There are several steps incorporated into becoming an Aviator in America’s Army Reserve. We have put together a checklist to help you organize all requirements. For all questions related to Army Reserve Aviation accessions and additional inquiries, please contact the Army Reserve Headquarters Aviation Officer Accession personnel at email@example.com.
USARC G-357 Aviation & Watercraft Directorate
Download the USAR Aviation Interest Form »
Download the USAR Aviation Applicant Checklist »
Additional information may be found at: https://www.goarmy.com/careers-and-jobs/browse-career-and-job-categories/transportation-and-aviation/aviation-officer.html
11th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade (ECAB)
244th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade (ECAB)
ARAC - Aviation Support Facilities (ASF)
1160 Brandenburg Station Rd.
Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121
General Inquiries: 502-626-5750
ARAC Recruiting, Retention & Reenlistment:
541-852-5982 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Inquiries: 502-626-5746
ARAC Command Chief Warrant Officer: 502-626-5764