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Differences between the army and the air force

Discussion in 'Military Dentistry' started by taqmantim, Mar 8, 2007.

  1. taqmantim

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    What are the differences between the Army and the Air Force dental positions once in active duty?
    aka Why is it that the AF is the most competitive and the Army the least?
    (My Wife's Question)
     
  2. blankguy

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    The army has the most personnel hence more dentist. I just met with the army and AF recruiters. My understanding is that you will most likely be deployed in the army because they are constantly rotating dentists whereas the AF you are stuck in a base that is not to say that in the army you will be stationed in the base when not deployed. I was told that there are about 900 dentists in the army total and that at any given time there are 50 dentists in afghanistan and Iraq.
     
  3. MaxAnn

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    Wow, I had no idea that there were 50 dentists in the Middle East. To tell the truth, I am not worried much about being deployed since it will be a few years before I have to face that cross.
     
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