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How often do the Air Force Reserves really get deployed? Is your hubby in?

Mine is thinking about joining for the extra money but we dont want him to be deployed.... is this stupid?
How often do they really deploy air force reserves?

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AshJoe05

Asked by AshJoe05 at 5:57 PM on Nov. 22, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • It depends on what unit he will belong to. It may not be for 10yrs or it could be 6 months after he graduates basic and there schooling on what is job would be. Good Luck with yalls decision.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:03 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • He will be an Air Traffic Controller... by the way
    AshJoe05

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 6:28 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • before the war you barely got deployed. but since then the military has been over extending active duty service so they rely on the guard and reserves a bit more now. if we are to withdraw from overseas, the chances for deployment will go down. jobs that get deployed often are: maintenance, supply & logistics, anything to do with weapons, engineers, power supply, etc.

    i suggest he join, while people are needed. you get better sign on bonuses... it also will depend on what job he does.
    prettylob1

    Answer by prettylob1 at 7:56 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • Hi there! The Air force is a very different branch than the Army or Marines, so just be aware of who you are getting your info from... him deploying depends on his job....

    I just created this group for wives just like you who might have questions about the Air Force! Join! and ask away! :)

    http://www.cafemom.com/group/newairforcewives
    Bu77erfly

    Answer by Bu77erfly at 6:49 AM on Dec. 4, 2008

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