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The Rutland Composite Squadron is looking for communicators, both cadets and senior members, to operate our radios.


  • Set up and operate radios during search and rescue missions
    • Aircraft
    • Ground teams
      • Ground vehicles
      • On foot
    • Headquarters and command posts
  • Local and nationwide communications when regular commercial communications are interrupted
  • Occasionally support federal agencies with radio communications
  • Participate in Air Force and Department of Defense communications exercises


  • Fixed and portable high frequency radios for long distance
  • Fixed, mobile, airborne, and handheld VHF radios for short and medium distance

Related careers

  • Broadcastiong
  • Electronics technology
  • Electrical engineering
  • Physics
  • Computing

Further information

For further information see the national Communications Programs website. You will be leavng the .gov domain.

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