79th Air Refueling Squadron

Air Force Reserve
79th Air Refueling Squadron
349th Air Mobility Wing
Fairfield, CA
Job Type:
Application Deadline:
February 28, 2022
Job Description:

The 79th ARS is currently seeking qualified candidates for its next non rated hiring board. The “Fighting 79th” has a proud history dating back to 1943 that includes involvement in every major conflict since WWII. The unit is based at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California and currently operates the KC-10 Extender. Pilots hired from this board can expect to fly the KC-46 Pegasus.

How to Apply:

The next 79th Air Refueling Squadron Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) Selection Board will be March 5-6, 2022 at Travis AFB, CA.  Electronic application packages are required and may be sent by email to the contact information listed below. Packages must be received by February 28, 2022 or they will not be considered.  Send electronic packages in a PDF format.  Packages will be named with “ First name.last name.pdf ”.

Package contents must include

1) Cover Letter + Resume (include flying times if any)


3) College Transcripts

4) Letters of recommendation

The 79th Air Refueling Squadron UPT Selection Board selects highly qualified applicants for interviews.  Not all applicants will get an interview.  Selected interviewees are assigned a UPT slot and will receive training on the KC-46 Pegasus.

Point-of-contact for information regarding the 79th’s UPT Selection Board is Capt Dillon Stewart. He can be reached by email at dillon.stewart@us.af.mil

Submit completed packages to: 79thpilothiring@gmail.com and CC dillon.stewart@us.af.mil

COVID Protocol:  Our current plan is to conduct in-person interviews with social distancing mitigation procedures.  In the event an individual is uncomfortable with travel, or military/government policies change, we will offer a virtual interview option.  Specific instructions will be passed directly to those selected for interview.