Flight Surgeon

Branch: 
Medical Service Corps
CMF: 
61NO
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

A Flight Surgeon serves as the liaison between the medical and aviation commands, and has both clinical and non-clinical duties. The clinical duties involve providing primary medical care to all aviation and support personnel, as well as reviewing medical care provided by others and reviewing its impact on the flight status upon an individual, and performing aeromedical and in-flight evaluations. The non-clinical duties involve providing 24-hour on call service, establishing procedures for grounding of crewmen, monitoring the physical and mental health of all aviation personnel, and participate in Flying Evaluation Board (FEB) to determine if personnel are able to perform aviation duties.

Qualifications and Prerequisites
Other Qualifications: 
  • MUST be an officer in the Medical Corps, or senior medical student with officer commission
  • Must successfully an Army Flight Surgeon Primary course
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