Unmanned Aircraft System Operator (U.S. Army) Jobs in Virginia Beach, VA at US ArmyRecruiting Office Norfolk

Title: Unmanned Aircraft System Operator (U.S. Army)

Company: US ArmyRecruiting Office Norfolk

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

As an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator, you’ll be an intelligence specialist, integral to providing Army personnel with information about enemy forces and battle areas. You’ll train and utilize specialized skills to conduct air reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting missions, and analyze aerial photographs.

General Qualifications:

Must have an interest in joining the Army.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.
17 to 34 years old.
Healthy and in good physical condition.
In good moral standing with no felony-level offenses.
Must be able to meet height/weight standards.
No major medical procedures that would prohibit you from service.
No tattoos on the hands, neck, or face.


10 weeks of Basic Training
23+ weeks of Advanced Individual Training


22 Nationally Recognized Certifications Available


Piloting Unmanned Aircraft
Visual Analysis
Surveillance & Detection


Up to $20,000 enlistment bonuses.
Up to $115,000 for additional education benefits
30 days vacation with pay per year
Additional living expenses for those who have dependents
Clothing and food allowance
Centrally located Education and Financial Advisors


The Post-9/11 GI Bill
The most popular GI Bill program, the Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to full college tuition, as well as money for housing and books. Paid directly to the school, the program covers up to full tuition for public, in-state schools and up to $25,000 per year at private or foreign schools, depending on your length of service.

The Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty
This option uses a combination of your own paycheck contributions and government funding to help pay for education benefits for a maximum of 36 months. Unlike the Post-9/11 GI Bill, benefit payments will be made directly to you.

In addition to college and university tuition, all GI Bill programs cover training and certifications including:

Online schooling and correspondence courses
Part-time schooling
Entrepreneurship training for those interested in starting a small business
Flight school
Licensing and certification courses
Vocational training and trade schools
National testing
On-the-job training
Tutorial assistance

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