Ideal Career4

Ideal Career4 - Interestingly enough I have been fighting...

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Interestingly enough I have been fighting my career choice for over ten years now. I have always been opposed to becoming an officer in the military, and I generally have nothing good to say about the Air Force. I strongly feel that officers receive far too much credit for the work that is completed by the people working for them. I have seen the Air Force receive special treatment over my colleagues for many years. So when asked what I know about the career I am choosing is, I would have to say I know a great deal about the career. I would like to become a United States Air Force officer. I have worked with the Air Force and officers many times over my past ten years in the Army. Armed with that experience I can safely say I know many things about my career choice, but there are a lot of things I am sure I do not know. I know that as an officer in the Air Force I will be in a supervisory position. I may start off without any people to supervise, but if that is the case I will have equipment. I will be the responsible party for many of my section’s paperwork and inventories. I will be asked to make final decisions on many things but in the beginning they will be limited. In this career path the likelihood of getting deployed is probable, but that is something that I have already been accepting and risked for over ten years. I know that sometimes I will be asked to work over 40 hours a week, and I accept the fact that some day I may be asked take another persons life. Some of the things that I know about the career I am choosing are the same as the reasons that I have my job now. I will have unlimited health insurance for my wife and kids. The military offers a decent life insurance policy, and allows my family members to continue to receive benefits in the event of my death. I would not have to worry about getting laid off for any reason, and I already know what to expect when I retire. Furthermost one of the nicest things about
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becoming an officer in the Air Force is that the pay rate is considerably higher than what I am currently receiving as an enlisted member of the Army. Within my quest to find out if the career that I intend to pursue is the right career for me, I was intending on completing a few different methods of research. What would I need to get into this career? What restrictions might keep me from getting this career? Will this position meet my salary needs? Will this position still be around when I get my degree? There are many questions that need to be answered before I can completely say that this is going to be the career for me or not. Through this research I hope to eliminate as many of those concerns as possible. I will start my search off with the sites that I know will be the easiest for me to find and have the most reliability. For instance, I started my search off by going to the Defense Finance and Accounting Homepage. This is a military ran website, which has to follow regulations, and is therefore a very reliable source for information. This link has all of the pay information for
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