Age: Individuals without prior military service must be between the ages of 17 and 40. If you're 17, you must be a high school senior and get parental consent from both biological parents. Individuals with prior service must be able to serve 20 years for retirement before age 60.
Physical: Individuals must pass an enlistment physical and meet the height and weight standards per Air Force Instruction.
Education and Aptitude: Individuals must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. High school seniors require a letter of intent to graduate. Individuals must pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) exam.
Citizenship: Individuals must be a United States citizen in order to obtain a security clearance.
Law Violations: Individuals with a felony conviction will be disqualified. Misdemeanor offenses and traffic violations will be reviewed.
Military Training: Individuals without prior military service must complete Basic Military Training and formal technical training school for the Air Force. All individuals must report for one weekend a month and 15 annual training days a year at minimum.