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  • A profile of today's typical pilot candidate

    - You are a man or woman typically between the ages of 18 and 25. - You possess at least a Bachelor's Degree or are in your final semester.- You had a GPA of 3.0 or better in college. - You have at least a private pilot's license. - You've taken and done well on the Air Force Officer's Qualifying Test. There is a study guide available and it is
  • FAQ's

    Do I need 20/20 vision? No, but your vision must be 20/70 or better and correctable to 20/20 Does laser eye-surgery disqualify me from becoming a pilot? Lasik is disqualifying at this point for fighter pilots. The only refractive surgery allowed (with a waiver) is PRK. What is the age limit? The age limit for UPT candidates is 30 years of age.
  • History of the 177th Fighter Wing

    The 177th Fighter Wing traces its roots back to September 1917 as the 119th Aero Squadron. The 119th Aero Squadron, an active duty training squadron during World War One, was demobilized in May 1919. In 1930, the 119th Observation Squadron was given federal recognition as part of the 44th Infantry Division, New Jersey National Guard, 119th Fighter
  • Purpose

    To current and former personnel of the 177th Fighter Wing: In recognition of your service in the 177th Fighter Wing, you are invited to become a member of the "Jersey Devils" Reunion Association of the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard (ACY Airport).Established in 1991, our main purposes are to maintain continued friendships and
  • Reunion Association Events

    - Changing Address? Be sure to keep us in mind when you send out those change of address cards. If you know it, include your new phone number also..... - Members can purchase Reunion Association stuff on UTA weekends during the noon meal or at a quarterly meeting at the Chief's Council Kiosk set up in the Air Guard Cafeteria. Caps, T-Shirts (Gold &
  • Steps Involved

    Step 1: Download this package, read the instructions and follow the directions.Step 2:We review the materials you sent to us. This is the stage where we gather all the data submitted and select the individuals who will meet the upcoming UPT board.Step 3: We contact you. You are anxious and your natural desire will be to call and ask the status of