Air Force

2T1X1:Ground Transportation

They provide ground transportation capabilities for both personnel and cargo. They plan and direct ground transportation, to include light and heavy-duty vehicles such as buses, trucks with semi-trailers, forklifts, and wrecker/recovery vehicles.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

An Air Force Ground Transportation specialist transports people, supplies, munitions, outsized expeditionary forces and any other equipment that may need to be transported. Specialist will operate both light and heavy equipment. The types of heavy government vehicles that the Ground Transportation specialist may operate include buses, sedans, 18-wheel tractor/trailer, utility trucks, fork lifts, mounted cranes and hoists. Ground Transportation specialist participate in convoy operations and can find themselves transporting equipment and vehicles at any location around the world.

Military Duties Translated:

A transportation dispatcher schedules drivers for pickups and deliveries along particular routes. Trucking companies, charter bus companies, and school districts need transportation dispatchers to manage the daily logistics of large fleets of drivers. A transportation dispatcher is the point of contact for drivers and clients or vendors, coordinating to balance customer needs with drivers’ health and safety. Transportation dispatchers maintain up-to-date records, review driver logs to check for errors or violations, and monitor drivers’ hours.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Transportation Dispatcher