The United States Marine Corps uses different kinds of transportation to bring troops and supplies all around the world. One of the most popular ways to get the troops to where they need to go is by air. This often means using a fixed wing transport aircraft to get the troops and supplies where they need to go. Maintaining and operating these aircraft is highly important. This is the job of the fixed-wing transport aircraft specialist.
What You Will Do
You will be in charge of making sure that the fixed-wing aircraft are properly maintained at all times. You will be in charge of working on or scheduling maintenance for each of the aircraft depending on your rank. You will also be in charge of making sure that all new personnel gets the proper leadership that they will need in order to do their job correctly and be able to keep the aircraft in the air.
Get the Training
As a fixed-wing transport aircraft specialist you will need to go through boot camp like the rest of the enlisted personnel. You will through formal school so that you will learn the specifics of your job. You will also have to go through the Maintenance Training Management and Evaluation Program so that you will be a better leader in your career field. To learn more about this and other jobs in the US Marines, click on the link above.