Air Force Expands Career Fields Eligible for Re-enlistment Bonuses

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The Air Force plans to more than double the number of enlisted career fields eligible to receive re-enlistment bonuses, from 10 to 23, the service announced late Thursday. The goal is to increase personnel by about 4,000 while retaining airmen in critical mission areas that are understaffed. The expanded pool addresse... more

AF Eliminating Reenlistment Bonuses in 46 Fields

A U.S. Air Force Airman prepares to marshall a HH-60G Pave Hawk at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2013.

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The Air Force is eliminating selective reenlistment bonuses for 46 career fields and cutting retraining opportunities for hundreds of airmen in over-manned specialties as the service prepares to trim the force by as many as 25,000 airmen over the next several years. The personnel policy changes, announced late... more

2013 Re-Enlistment Window Opens With Restrictions

A soldier re-enlists on a mountain side.

With 10 years of war winding down, the focus is now, more than ever, on retention of quality Soldiers. Beginning March 1, if a Soldier's estimated termination of service is between Oct. 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013, he or she can re-enlist between now and Sept 30 of this year. Accompanying this opportunity to continue in the Army, new policies al... more

AF Selective Reenlistment Bonus

Enlisted Airmen in 23 Air Force specialty codes may be eligible to receive a selective reenlistment bonus (SRB) effective March 12. The Air Force will continue to offer SRBs to the 10 critical career fields from the fiscal 2014 program and has added an additional 13 AFSCs to the fiscal 2015 program. The complete FY15 SRB list is available on the... more

Enlistment and Reenlistment Bonuses

In addition to pay, there are two types of bonuses that encourage soldiers to start and/or stay in the service. The following is a summary of the bonuses servicemembers are eligible to receive: Enlistment Bonus There are many benefits to joining the Armed Forces, but few directly affect your pay as much as enlistment bonuses. In fact, if you e... more

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