Air Force Cyber

tibreaker

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I recently had a similar post but did not receive many replies. I was wondering if somebody could tell me the chances of getting the cyber afsc (17x) if I put it down as my first choice. I know you cant give me an exact number but if you could just say if its in demand/ high demand that would be great. Also, could somebody explain what the differences between a 17s and 17d are and what the deployment/ base locations are like for each. I've heard that 17d's are more likely to get stationed overseas. Is this true? Thanks for the input!
 

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It's been in high demand recently. In my FY (FY17), it had the most cadets selected than any other career field. Cyber was first at 117 selected with Intel coming in second at 111 selected. Additionally, the AF planned for 95% of the applicants to be technical majors. Attached is the PDF if you want to see. Hopefully someone can contribute FY18's.
 

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tibreaker

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One more thing, it says on the accessions sheet that math majors are used as operations research analysts. As a math major, how likely do you think it would be for me to get this job if I put down Cyber as my number one? I know that nobody can say for sure and that it all depends on he needs of the force but I guess what i'm really asking is if this afsc is normally filled with people who want that job. Thanks again!
 

Sled

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One more thing, it says on the accessions sheet that math majors are used as operations research analysts. As a math major, how likely do you think it would be for me to get this job if I put down Cyber as my number one? I know that nobody can say for sure and that it all depends on he needs of the force but I guess what i'm really asking is if this afsc is normally filled with people who want that job. Thanks again!
There's no telling because that's getting too specific. If you're serious about it, you can always approach cadre and they may be able to provide you with more info or contacts.
 
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