Get to know your local recruiters and see how they can help you prepare for your future as an Airman. Whether you're entering the Air Force as an enlisted Airman or an officer, there are a lot of factors that will shape your journey, including your unique background, current situation and goals for the future. We'll help you determine the best path for you and figure out what steps you need to take to get your Air Force career started.
TSgt Brian Craddock
My name is TSgt Brian Craddock and I am one of the South Central Missouri Recruiters. My office is based out of Rolla, Missouri. I am originally from Roanoke Virginia and joined in 2008 after graduating from High school. My family and I fell in love with the Mid Missouri area when we were stationed at Fort Leonard Wood and we very excited to be back in the area. I love the outdoors and trout fishing. So if you see me and my family at Meramec Springs, Montauk, or Bennett Springs come say hi. Prior to becoming a recruiter I was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska and provided transportation support to USSTRATCOM and ISR Missions, an instructor for my job, Ground Transportation at Fort Leonard Wood, stationed in Ellsworth Air Force base in support of the B-1 Bomber mission. I have an associate's degree in Transportation and Instructor Of Technology and Military Science from the Community College of the Air force and a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Business and Education from Liberty University. I love recruiting because I get to tell my story and how the Air Force has been a blessing to me and my family. The Air Force has allowed me to get my education, support my family, and take me places that not many people get to see. Aim High!
SSgt Aaron Crank
My name is SSgt Aaron Crank, I am the Southeast Missouri Air Force Recruiter. I am based in Rolla, Missouri. I am originally from Oakridge, Tennessee, so I am excited to be in Rolla. I enjoy hiking, running, Gaming, and hanging out with my wife and three kids. Prior to becoming a recruiter I worked as a KC-10 Crew Chief Re-Fuel/ Bomber Aircraft on KC-10 Extender Aircraft. I enjoy recruiting because I get to give your men and women the opportunity to benefit from at a member of the Air Force as well as connect with the community and help teach citizen's about what the Air Force mission is. The Air Force has allowed me to make great friends all over the globe and the opportunity to travel to amazing destinations I never thought possible before joining. Aim High!
MAKE A DECISION
Your decision to join the United States Air Force starts here. Choose a path that is right for you. Whether your desire is to get a free education, travel the world, or make a difference, the Air Force allows you to do all three and more.
As with most jobs, the Air Force does require that you meet certain standards. The next step in the process is to make sure you qualify to join. Make an appointment with your local recruiter today to learn what those requirements are and see if you are eligible.
Once you've decided to become an Airman, it is up to you to make sure you are physically and mentally prepared for service. Make sure your application process goes smoothly by providing all the necessary documentation and meeting the required standards of the Air Force.