An Airman First Class' role and responsibilities increase as their experience increases and they become journeymen and leaders.
The average Air Force-wide active duty time for promotion to the rank of Airman First Class is 16 months.
Marathon weekend features four event distances, a full marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5K race as well as other exciting events including our Sports and Fitness Expo, Gourmet Pasta Dinner, Finish Line Festival and After Party.
Our Boston Qualifying full marathon course is rife with historic aviation sites and finishes at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, taking runners not just on a journey of 26.2 miles but one of over 110 years in military airpower history. This was Air Force Marathon #7 for me and this year’s race was a great example of why I come back.
The rank of Airman brings with it the responsibility of adjusting to the Air Force way of military life, and becoming proficient in an Air Force occupational specialty.
Upon leaving basic training, all Airmen enter training at Air Force schools in their specialties ("jobs"), depending on their aptitudes and interests, and the needs of the Air Force.
An Airman First Class is expected to comply with Air Force standards and serve as a role model for subordinates.
In addition, they are expected to start mastering their job and leadership skills.
This year’s medals were even more amazing than normal.
The highest advanced rank one can enlist with under these programs is Airman First Class (E-3).
The Air Force offers accelerated promotion for service members who agree to enlist for six years.
The rank of Senior Airman is a transition period from journeyman to Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO).
It is essential that Airmen develop supervisory and leadership skills through Professional Military Experience (PME) and individual study.