As an army Aviator, you will lead outstanding soldiers who possess some of the most highly technical skills in the Army. An Aviation officer flies and fights in the most advanced aircraft in the world, operating across the full spectrum of Army operations as an essential member of the combined arms and joint teams.
Many different missions and assignments are available to Aviation officers. From conducting attack and reconnaissance, air assault and air movement, unmanned aviation systems and fixed wing operations, Aviation missions take place over vast distances and at great speeds. As an Aviation officer, you are vital to the coordination and integration of Army Aviation into U>S> Army and multinational operations, as well as special operations support.
All Aviation officers lead Soldiers and Aviation units. As an expert aviator you may fly the following Army aircraft: OH_58D Kiowa Warrior, UH-60 Black Hawk, CH-47 Chinook, AH-64D Apache, various fixed wing airplanes and jets, as well as several special operations helicopters. You may also provide Aviation instruction at service schools and combat training centers.