Aircraft are used every day in the United States Marine Corps. These are used for a variety of different purposes including transportation for soldiers and equipment as well as the ability to protect ground troops form different kinds of opposition including the different kinds of tanks and more which they might be attacked by. These aircraft are prone to crashes at times. It is important to make sure that there is an aircraft rescue and firefighting specialist on hand to help out whenever this happens.
What You Will Do
Whenever you are working in this position, you will help in making sure that anytime there is an issue with the aircraft in your unit being downed that you will be able to help with the extraction of all aircrew inside of the aircraft. You will also assist in fighting the fire which might result from the fuel getting outside of the aircraft and onto the airfield. This will help to save lives and might even help to save the aircraft.
Get the Training
Whenever you are going to work in this position, you will have to train through much more than just the boot camp that all other recruits go through. You will also need to make sure that you are able to get the kind of training that you will need to fight fires including the Fire Protection Apprentice Course.