What are USA air Force trials?
Athletic competition in the form of the Paralympics called the Air Force Trials has games that have been modified to each athlete’s unique skills. In order to compete at the Department of Defense Warrior Games, each athlete is vying for one of 40 Primary spots on Team Air Force.
What is the eligibility?
- The ability to compete in Air Force Trials is available to all Airmen and Guardians enrolled in AFW2.
- ALL participants MUST be fully vaccinated to attend.
- Be between 17 and 39 years of age.
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal, permanent resident
- Have a high school diploma, GED with at least 15 college credits, or GED
- The Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test, which covers four areas crucial to the Air Force mission, must be taken before enlisting.
- To help our medical staff properly classify you, you will also be needed to submit a video of yourself performing a series of movements.
What is the selection procedure?
AFT selection is based on the following criteria:
- Active Duty/Guard/Reserve
- A small number of registrants will receive funding from one or more non-profit organizations through a partnership between PDRL and AFW2. Please get in touch with the AFW2 team if you want to go using your own funds but are not chosen for one of these subsidized slots.
- In the selection process, athletes who have never competed at the Air Force Trials or Warrior Games will be given preference over competitors who have done so in the past.
- Previous Warrior Games experience
- participation in training sessions leading up to Warrior Games, both online and in person.
- Athletes who have never participated in the Warrior Games will be given preference during the selection process over those who have.
- The Air Force Wounded Warrior Leadership Team will examine and approve the final choices.
Procedure to apply
- Clear the exam which covers arithmetic reasoning, work knowledge, paragraph comprehension, and mathematics knowledge.
- Your recruiter will schedule an appointment for you at a nearby Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) after you have passed the ASVAB so that they can evaluate your physical and moral standards in accordance with the Air Force, the Department of Defense, and federal law.
- Once you enter the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) and wait for your departure date for Basic Military Training once you’ve fulfilled all the prerequisites and tests and have been formally accepted into the Air Force (BMT).
- You can apply here after creating an account.
- Birth certificate
- National ID
- Exam clear certificates
- Valid passport
- For further information check here.