Gold to Silver Transition

Check out our Gold to Silver Navy / Marines / Coast Guard Transition to USAF Guide – a 30 page .pdf file with all you need to know about the process. From the application package to the interview to post interview paperwork and physical, this document walks the Naval and Coast Guard Aviator through the long road to transferring to the USAF. Download the file now. Check out our latest offer – 100+ Cover Letter Examples for less than $20.

Download this file as a printable Word Document

066 Lucky Valley Drive
Bonsall, CA 92000
March 31, 2011

Commanding Officer
302nd Airlift Squadron
Colorado Springs, CO 80914


I would like to become a member of the 302nd Airlift Squadron. I have included a package detailing my military flight experience, service records and other pertinent information for your review.

I currently fly the CH-46E Sea Knight Helicopter for the United States Marine Corps. I will have completed my commitment with the United States Marine Corps on 31 May 2004.

I will be relocating to Colorado in the near future as my wife has attained employment in Colorado Springs. I would very much like the opportunity to continue to fly and serve my country. I am willing to deploy as necessary and look forward to the opportunity.

My tentative departure date from active duty service is 15 June 2004 with a potential start date of 30 July 2004. Enclosed is my resume as a first step in exploring the possibilities of flying with your unit.

My most recent military experience has been as the Assistant Operations Officer in a Marine Helicopter Squadron. As a pilot and as the Assistant Operations Officer, I was responsible for the training of 28 pilots and 32 Crew Chiefs. I was also responsible for the coordination of twelve aircraft in time of real world contingencies. I have been awarded personal medals for my efforts. I have been designated as an Aircraft Commander, Section Leader, Division Leader, Basic Instructor Pilot, Terrain Flight Instructor and Functional Check Pilot. I have extensive tactical, NVG and combat time in military aircraft. While assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 160, I participated in the planning and execution of over 108 missions Iraq during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

Thank you for your consideration.

I. M. Phrogpilot
Captain, USMC

Job Hunting Tools

Military Resumes

Military Resume Tips – Tips on how to write the best resumes
Military Resume Example – Examples of military resumes
Cover Letters – Tips and examples of cover letters for your resume
Military Aviation Resumes – Examples of military aviation resumes
Résumés & Letters of Recommendation – help and advice
Military-to-Civilian Transition Resume Service – Online Service

Military to Civilian Transition

Military Transition – How to best present yourself to civilian companies
Military Transition Reading List – Reading list recommended by top military corporate recruiters
Negotiating a Salary – What salary are you looking for?
Hire Veterans – Find out why Companies are looking for veterans
Federal Government Jobs – Tips and advice on how to find a Federal Job

Prepare for the Interview

Corporate Interview – Overview on how to prepare for your corporate interview
Behavior-Based Interviews Behavioral interviewing is a relatively new mode of job interviewing
Interview Questions – Prepare for the typical corporate job interview questions
Communications – Get some advice and tips from the pros on how to communicate better