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Interservice Transfer for U-2

Discussion in 'Lateral Transfer Information' started by electric_warrior, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. huggyu2

    huggyu2 Well-Known Member None

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    That is probably the case,... yes.

    However, I expect BEALE to be more stringent on IST applications. Just my opinion.

    BTW... "supposed" AF pilot shortage? Is there a question that pilots are leaving the military?

    Couldn't tell you. This is a thread on on U-2 IST's, not ANG/USAFR/RPA IST's.
     
  2. huggyu2

    huggyu2 Well-Known Member None

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    I'll be at Beale this week. If you have a specific question you'd like me to ask the U-2 Recruuting branch, let me know. I'll be happy to ask and get back to you.
     
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    The U-2 IST program has been around about 20 years, and it seems to alternate on whether it is the AF or the Navy that is creating the problems in making it happen. Lately, it's been the AF. However, after speaking to the Recruiting folks, it looks like there has been a positive change in the process. It will still be painful, no doubt... but the AF Personnel Center has changed their policy to speed the process up somewhat.

    Again, for the best info, call the U-2 Recruiting Branch in the 1st Recon Squadron at Beale AFB. DSN 368-4447.
     
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    That article is a couple of years old. U-2 is getting money pumped into it again, with no end in sight. We're busier now than ever before. The most pessimistic prediction is now around 2025 to even start a phase-out, which would take years in itself. Oh, and that's yours truly narrating the video--I know, cool story, brah.
     
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  6. Aeroe

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    Glad to hear it.
     

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