Serving as a military pilot or a combat systems officer (CSO) is an exacting profession that requires a high level of training. But if you pursue your dream of becoming a "rated" officer (that is, an officer qualified for flight duty) you will not be disappointed. You will receive the world's best aviation training and quickly be at the controls of complex aircraft, flying demanding and rewarding missions in Alaska and around the world.
As a pilot, you will be at the flight controls of the aircraft. Directing the crew to meet mission objectives.
As a CSO, you will control supporting systems on the aircraft. These systems support the combat and civil search and rescue missions of the HC-130 Combat King II.
UPT Application Information
UNT Application Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Guide to Becoming an Officer in the Air National Guard
Information about the aircraft we fly:
HC-130 "Combat King II" (combat search and rescue/aerial refueling)
HH-60 "Pavehawk" (combat search and rescue)
C-17 "Globemaster III" (strategic airlift)
KC-135 "Stratotanker" (mobility aircraft)