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#2408 - 07/23/16 11:47 AM Prior Service Transfer
TaxiMan11B Offline
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Registered: 07/22/16
Posts: 1
Loc: Texas
Hello, I am currently an infantryman in the Army and had an interest in TACP prior to enlisting in the Army. Long story short, I ended up in 1st Cav and am thoroughly displeased with it. The JTAC itch is still real. I was wondering if anyone had any information on how hard it would be for a prior service guy to land a TACP contract.

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#2513 - 09/04/16 12:52 AM Re: Prior Service Transfer [Re: TaxiMan11B]
lighthouse Offline
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Registered: 06/07/15
Posts: 3
Loc: VA
I've been out of the Army 4 years and just got a contract for TACP. The recruiter wouldn't even bother with me until I passed the PT test(PAST). It's hard AF to get into USAF let alone as a TACP. They only have x amount of slots for the year and they fill up fast. The only thing USAF has open year round of PJ and sometimes CCT. Hope this helps...
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#2514 - 09/04/16 07:30 AM Re: Prior Service Transfer [Re: TaxiMan11B]
Yukon Offline
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Registered: 11/16/14
Posts: 816
Loc: Anchorage AK
A service transfer is a personnel action of switching current branch (Army, Air Force, Navy, USMC, Coast Guard) to a different branch of service with no break in current enlistment. This differs considerably from attempting to obtain a prior service enlistment after current enlistment ends with a discharge/separation from military service. A prior service enlistment is not a transfer.

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#2746 - 01/13/17 08:48 AM Re: Prior Service Transfer [Re: TaxiMan11B]
Carl Offline
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Registered: 01/11/17
Posts: 3
Loc: Boston, MA
Hi, i'm new to this site. do they really have TACP reserve or is it just AD and Guard?

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