Refuelling helicopters in battlefield situations may not be for everyone, but Kevin W is passionate about his job and the opportunties it has offered him;he would recommend it to anyone. Following his childhood dream Kevin joined the Air Cadets at 13 and the Air Force at 17. He has travelled the world, worked his way up through a variety of roles and swum and played rugby for the RAF.
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DescriptionOfficers in armed forces serve as commissioned officers in Her Majesty’s armed forces, foreign and Commonwealth armed forces; plan, direct, organise and administer military operations; and perform duties for which there is no civilian equivalent.
QualificationsEntry to a commission in the UK armed forces is possible with GCSEs/S grades and A levels/H grades, or with higher academic qualifications, or by promotion from NCO or other rank. Each arm of the forces has different age restrictions. Candidates must pass a medical examination and interview.
- Advises and provides information on military aspects of defence policy;
- Plans, directs and co-ordinates military training and manoeuvres;
- Supervises the operation of military units and monitors the activities of junior officers, NCOs and other ranks;
- Plans, directs and administers aid to civilian authorities as requested or when faced with civil disorder, natural disaster or other emergency.
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|Public admin. & defence||22221|
|Other personal service||4000|
|Head offices, etc||918|
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