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    Federal Air Marshal

    Hi,
    I'm new to this sight so I hope you guys can help me with my question!
    I have been looking all over the web to see what it takes to be a Federal Air Marshall. I found some some stuff, but not a whole lot. If anybody knows, what is it like? What training and other things do you need to be hired?
    I'm only in high school and it seems like a really cool job, but id like to know what I'd be getting in to.

    Thanks to anyone who helps!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank5254 View Post
    Hi,
    I'm new to this sight so I hope you guys can help me with my question!
    I have been looking all over the web to see what it takes to be a Federal Air Marshall. I found some some stuff, but not a whole lot. If anybody knows, what is it like? What training and other things do you need to be hired?
    I'm only in high school and it seems like a really cool job, but id like to know what I'd be getting in to.

    Thanks to anyone who helps!
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    If you like sitting on an airplane for hours at a time with nothing to do, this job is for you. BORING.
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    Don't forget doing security critiques of airports...

    On a serious note, I'd like to hear from some FAMs about what they're job really entails. I've heard various stories but don't know how much credit to give them.

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    I would be interested as I enjoy flying. Problem is they don't ever seem to be hiring unless you have knee pads.
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    See I actually LIKE flying in planes, but is that really all they do?
    Like Jks9199 said, I don't know what to believe and what not to believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bufford408 View Post
    I would be interested as I enjoy flying. Problem is they don't ever seem to be hiring unless you have knee pads.

    Yea, to actually get somewhere! Flying just to fly would get boring. Plus I get headaches from the pressure change while flying ugh....
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    PM Big Sexy. He's a Fed, who used to be an Air Marshall.

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    There's one on (Another gun site that has a Cop area). He's single and loves it. I think that would be the kicker. Married, it'd be tough. Single, it'd be awesome.


    The only thing that would suck for me is the fact that TSA still boards them before everyone else (unless something has just changed since October). WHY people thought that was a good idea is beyond me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterJasonMN View Post
    There's one on (Another gun site that has a Cop area). He's single and loves it. I think that would be the kicker. Married, it'd be tough. Single, it'd be awesome.


    The only thing that would suck for me is the fact that TSA still boards them before everyone else (unless something has just changed since October). WHY people thought that was a good idea is beyond me.
    Big fucking hint on who is FAM, nice give away

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    Quote Originally Posted by bufford408 View Post
    I would be interested as I enjoy flying.
    I can testify to that... bufford loves flying, especially when countybear is the pilot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shoestring View Post
    Big fucking hint on who is FAM, nice give away

    Me or that? The tidbit I said is common knowledge. I've seen it two or three times now just in the last two months.

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    I think if anyone here is or knows anything about Air Marshall stuff. They should keep it to themselves or verified areas only.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Star Man View Post
    Yea, to actually get somewhere! Flying just to fly would get boring. Plus I get headaches from the pressure change while flying ugh....
    No really, I enjoy flying. The ex worked for an airline before becoming a nurse and we would fly someplace just to have lunch. And I have friends that I sometimes fly with. One flies just to build his hours and I go with him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by countybear View Post
    I can testify to that... bufford loves flying, especially when countybear is the pilot.

    Except when the pilot flies upside down the whole trip.
    The opinions of my posts are the sole responsibilty of my employer due to the fact that they have totally and completely warped my mind.



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