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Aeromedical Evacuations Officer (67J)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Entry Level

Overview

The Army aeromedical evacuation officers are trained to serve in a variety of AMEDD, Army Aviation, and joint positions. These officers possess full knowledge of AMEDD, Army Aviation and joint doctrine, organization, and equipment. He or she employs the use of medical aircraft, personnel, and equipment as a part of the JHSS or an Army TF. He or she learns and executes intra–theater tactical, operational and strategic air medical evacuation within a theater of operations.

Job Duties

  • Specially trained to serve in a variety of key AMEDD, Army Aviation, and joint positions
  • Possesses full knowledge of AMEDD, Army Aviation and joint doctrine, organization, and equipment
  • Employs the use of medical aircraft, personnel, and equipment as a part of the JHSS or an Army TF
  • Plans and executes intra–theater tactical, operational and strategic air medical evacuation within a theater of operations, for any member of a CJTF. This includes support to joint, coalition and allied partners, DOD employees and contractors, interagency personnel, military working dogs, detainees, enemy prisoners of war, and host nation and non–government organizations
  • Additionally executes emergency: Class VIII re–supply, movement of blood, movement of medical personnel, movement of medical equipment as well as provides homeland security medical evacuation support
  • Service school and/or training center instructor
  • Aviation maintenance and safety officer positions
  • Research and development positions, advisory duty with RC aviation units, and other roles as required.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver, Locate A Recruiter for more information)
  • Permanent U.S. residency

Training

Job training for medical service corps officers includes completing an Officer Basic Leadership Course, which introduces you to the Army Health Care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.

Helpful Skills

  • Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform under stress
  • Apply critical technical and thinking skills
  • Tremendous concentration

Compensation

ACTIVE BENEFITS:

In addition to the many privileges that come with being an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll be rewarded with:

  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family

RESERVE BENEFITS:

  • Health Professional Special Pay Health Professions Loan Repayment
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Low-cost life and dental insurance
    Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions

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.

Education Benefits

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.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

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