CAPT

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What is a CAPT in the United States Air Force?

CAPT

CAPT, or Capt., is the abbreviation for the rank of Captain in the United States Air Force. A Captain is a commissioned officer in the pay grade of O-3. Captains fall in the first tier of commissioned officers, also known as company grade officers. Captains may serve as commanders of small units or on the executive staff at group or wing level. Captains also serve in specialized jobs, such as pilots, attorneys, doctors and other specialties. To promote to Captain, an officer must have at least four total years of military service, and at least two years time in grade as a First Lieutenant. The officer must also have completed Squadron Officer School for promotion to captain.

   

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