Undergraduate Pilot Candidates:
Thank you for your interest in becoming a fighter pilot with the 177th Fighter Wing! Applications for the 2021 hiring board are due July 12, 2021. Candidates who are selected to interview will be notified by August 13 for a hiring board on September 18 and 19. At this time we are unable to accommodate individual pilot candidate visits to the squadron.
Contact 177.FW.177.FW-UPT.Org@us.af.mil with questions. If you are interested in other opportunities with the 177th Fighter Wing, contact 177.FW.PA.Org@us.af.mil.
Best wishes in your endeavor to become a fighter pilot for the New Jersey Air National Guard!
UPT Application Package Contents
Email or mail your application to the following (email is preferred, only one or the other is required)
400 Langley Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234-9500
Attn: UPT Board
Note: We’re unable to accommodate individual pilot candidate visits ahead of the interview board. This ensures a level playing field with all applicants and allows the hiring process to operate without bias.
- Full-time Vacancies
177 FW Recruiters
MSgt James Morris - Recruiting Office Supervisor - 609-761-6212
MSgt Cristina Noriega - Officer Recruiter - 609-761-6216
SSgt Anthony Irvin - Production Recruiter - 609-761-6302
TSgt Freddy Vasquez - Production Recruiter - 609-761-6271
TSgt Tiffany Valencia - Production Recruiter - 609-761-6335
By being a member of the NJ Air National Guard and coming to work here one weekend a month and only two weeks at some point during the year, you receive all these benefits.
- Free Hunting and Fishing Licenses
- $400,00 of Life Insurance for $29 a month
- Ability to use Active Duty Facilities such as the Base Exchange and Commissary and
Free College Tuition at:
- NJ Institute of Technology
- Richard Stockton College
- Camden County College
- Rutgers University - Newark /New Brunswick / Camden
- Montclair state University
- Ramapo College
- William Paterson University
- Rowan University
- College of NJ (TCNJ)
- Jersey City State University
- Thomas Edison State College
- Kean University
- Raritan Valley College
- Union County College
- Mercer County Community College Warren County College
- Middlesex county College and many more...
The 177th Fighter wing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The 177th Fighter Wing does not charge application fees and offers no guarantee that an applicant will be hired.