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.
Derek Gauldin, SSgt
My name is TSgt Derek Gauldin, I am the Air Force Recruiter for South Memphis, TN. I am originally from Palm Bay, FL and through the Air Force I have had the opportunity to reside in many different locations across the globe. I enjoy real estate investing and spending time with family. Prior to becoming a recruiter I worked as a Satellite Communications technician where I provided data/voice capabilities to the President and SECDEF. Later in my career I worked as an IT project manager, responsible for more than $48 Million in infrastructure upgrades. As a recruiter, I want to encourage others to take the next step in their lives with the knowledge of what awaits them with an Air Force career!
SSgt Adrian Olphin
My name is SSgt Adrian Olphin, I am one of the Southaven, Mississippi United States Air Force Recruiters! I am originally from Pennsylvania and am glad to be back in greener parts of our country! I enjoy automotive racing, playing drums and anything mechanical. Before recruiting I was Aerospace Propulsion at Nellis AFB for five years. I love the professional environment and clear career progression the Air Force offers, and working on the coolest machinery in the world!
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.