Air Force

1A2X1:Aircraft Loadmaster

They prepare aircraft during the pre-flight and post-flight periods. They are in charge of loading and briefing cargo and passengers, checking placement, and determining the best placement onboard the aircraft. They also service the aircraft with water, fuel, and hydraulics, if needed.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Perform visual inspections and operation checks on loading systems prior to loading cargo onto the aircraft. Accomplish loading and off-loading aircraft functions. Complete weight and balance calculations. Review load manifest prior to the cargo load. Provide for the safety and comfort of passengers and troops. Ensure security of cargo, mail, and baggage during flight. Supervise cargo/passenger loading and offloading activities. Demonstrate use of life support equipment.

Military Duties Translated:

Responsible for distributing packages and documents for institutions, businesses, government agencies, and individuals. They pick up documents and packages from customerĀ“s offices or houses and then deliver them to final destinations within the same area. These workers also deliver important items such as passports, medical specimens, airline tickets, financial documents, donated organs, legal documents, etc. They may work for different types of companies like financial institutions, law firms, banks, and medical laboratories or having their own business.

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

Courier