Air Force

3E7X1:Fire Protection (3E7X1)

They protect people, property, and the environment from fire and disasters. This includes fire prevention, fire fighting, rescue, and hazardous material response.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

After you complete training there are still many opportunities to learn new regulations and policies in different areas. When looking through reviews of a Fire Protection Specialist, or similar position in the Air Force, most people say that the position is very rewarding and that they have gained valuable skills. As you can see from the Glassdoor review below, the job is rewarding but there are regulations that change constantly that you must be aware of.

Military Duties Translated:

ecoming a Fire Protection Specialist allows you to gain useful prevention, tracking and fire fighting techniques. The most obvious civilian career opportunity is the ability to join as a fire fighter for a city or county. Generally they are very open to hiring airmen and welcome the experience. A career in emergency management can also be relevant because as a Fire Protection Specialist you will gain tracking and prevention skills that are imperative in emergency management. Because of the first aid training that is required by Fire Protection Specialist, the knowledge and experience gained will be directly applicable to EMT positions as well.

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

Fire Marshal