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Job Position Grade AFSC Status  Unit Closing Date
24-025-ANG Battle Management Ops Journeyman SSgt 1C551 AGR 225ADS 30 Sep 2024
22-47-ANG Military Chaplain 2Lt-LtCol 52R3 DSG 225ADG until filled


Network Infrastructure Craftsman
Network Infrastructure Craftsman

Career Fields Available at the Western Air Defense Sector

Air Battle Manager   Command and Control Battle Management Airman   Cyber Systems Operations Airmen
13BX | Air Battle Manager - Utilizing strategy, experience and an intimate knowledge of aircraft, weapons and surveillance, ABMs use everything at their disposal to control the outcome of an air battle. A job demanding composure, confidence and decisiveness, an air operation’s success depends on the plans implemented by these accomplished experts.   1C5X1 | Command and Control Battle Management - Identifies, maintains surveillance, and assists in controlling aerospace objects. Operates aerospace control and warning systems equipment, and simulation equipment. Interprets and reacts to radarscope presentation and to generated console displays.   1D7X1 | Cyber Systems Operations - Design, install and support computer and software systems, ensuring they operate properly and are secure from enemy cyber attack. Install, support and maintain servers or other computer systems and to plan for service outages and interruptions to network operations.
Client Systems Airmen   Cyber Transport Systems Airmen    Radio Frequency Transmission Systems Airmen
1D7X1 | Client Systems - Responsibility for keeping computers systems functioning at peak performance. Keep software and hardware operating properly, and troubleshoot and repair problems that may occur. The skills and experience you’ll gain as a Client Systems Specialist will also translate into a civilian career.   1D7X1|  Cyber Transport Systems - Deploy, sustain, troubleshoot, and repair standard voice, data and video network infrastructure systems, IP detection systems, and cryptographic equipment.   1D7X1 | Radio Frequency Transmission Systems - Deploy, sustain, troubleshoot, and repair the vast variety of communications devices and systems, such as tactical communications gear, four-story fixed antennas, ground-based satellite and encryption transmission devices, that are integral to the success of the Air National Guard.

Join the WADS Team

Job Type

  • AGR (Active Guard Reserve): Positions listed as AGR status are those in which National Guard Airmen are on voluntary active duty providing full-time support to the Washington Air National Guard for the purpose of organizing, recruiting, instructing, or training.  AGRs serve full time and enjoy the same benefits and entitlements of Active Duty Airmen.  To apply for an AGR position, members must currently be active members of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Active Duty Air Force.


  • DSG (Drill Status Guardsman): Positions listed as DSG are traditional drill status guardsmen positions which means that you would only need to serve one weekend per month and 15 days per year.  DSG positions are typically where new recruits start and where you can serve in the U.S. military while still maintaining full time civilian employment as well.



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