Path to Army Reserve Aviation (Aeromedical Evacuation Officer- 67J)


Command flight platoons, lead Soldiers, and fly Army MEDEVAC Blackhawks. Missions include medical evacuations, medical resupply and patient transfers in both humanitarian and combat operations.

  • College graduate (at least a four-year degree)
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 32
  • Pass necessary flight physical
  • Pass supervised written flight aptitude test
  • Eligible for a Secret security clearance
  • Must be a U.S. citizen




Become an Army Medical Service Officer via...

  • 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training
  • 12 Week Officer Candidate School (Fort Benning, GA)


  • ROTC/West Point commissioning source training​


  • Green to Gold

Training after becoming an Army Medical Service Officer...

  • Flight School 
  • Basic Officer Leadership Course
  • Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (S.E.R.E) School
  • Medical Evacuation Doctrine Course 

On the job training – Unit Arrival

  • Tactical flight
  • Sling-load operations
  • Planning and execution
  • National disaster and emergency support
  • Medical evacuation (MEDEVAC)
  • Hoist operations