124th Attack Squadron

Air National Guard
124th Attack Squadron
132nd Wing
Des Moines, IA
Job Type:
Application Deadline:
July 31, 2021
Job Description:

MQ-9 RPA Pilot (18A) — Traditional Guardsmen — Part-time Position

***NOTE*** This position is for a slot in Undergraduate Remotely Piloted Aircraft Training (URT). We will not be sending hired candidates to Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT).

***NOTE***Our unit is Mission Control Element only. We do not Launch and Recover MQ-9 aircraft.

Do you want to be part of the future of aviation? Do you want to serve your country and add military unmanned aircraft to your civilian aviation resume? Do you want to join the nation’s 21st century digital intelligence and operations community, flying missions overseas during the day and going home at night? Do you want to be part of an incredible group of individuals that are committed to something bigger than themselves? Come check out the Iowa Air National Guard 124th Attack Squadron Hawkeyes.

We fly a variety of combat missions 24/7, conduct stateside training in military ranges to include dropping inert weapons, participate in regional Air to Ground military exercises and connect to other MQ-9s and aircraft via multiple simulators in the digital training environment. 

We are looking for new recruits to usher in the future of US Air Force unmanned aviation!

How to Apply:

For all the details see attached pdf flyer.


  • Complete URT applications and Self Interview Videos are due NLT 31 Jul 2021
  • Rush Week 7-13 Aug 2021
  • Selection for Interview notifications will be e-mailed to applicable candidates O/A 18 Aug 2021
  • URT Interview Board will be held on 18 Sep 2021

Incomplete applications (to include no videos) will not be considered unless with alibi with approved get well date.

Hiring POC:

Lt Col Erik Howg

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