Join AAF as an active soldier/seaman

AAF requires the recruited personnel to have the highest qualities for serving in the Armed Forces. AAF will recruit professional soldiers with necessary knowledge in accordance with work requirements, specific specialities, by improving the procedures and policies of admission, giving priority to individuals with high education, unique abilities and qualities for specific specialities.

The recruitment to become a professional soldier in the AF, will offer equal chances, with no racial, ethnicity, colour, gender, religion belief discrimination, as well as payment, profits, and other compensations according to specific military services.
Professional soldier recruitment will be carried out in a concentrated way to complete the AF structures.

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Becoming a Non-commissioned Officer

According to Article 5, paragraph 5 of Law 59/2014, "an active NCO is the military man/woman entitled as such by the order of the ChoD of AAF" and the recruitment of NCOs is done through internal competition.

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Join AAF as an officer

Candidates that will be recruited must have completed pre-university, or universitary education at home or abroad.
The category of pre-university education will be recruited mainly for studies in the Military Academies of NATO countries, on the basis of bilateral cooperation in the field of military education.
The category of university civilian/military education will perform specific military course to prepare them as officers.

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