Air Force Nuclear
Weapons Center

Why Work Here

AFNWC is the center of expertise for nuclear weapon systems and is of critical importance to the entire nuclear enterprise. It is one of the few places where you can really make a difference while gaining experience managing the most powerful weapons on the planet.

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Johnny Montano is gaining the skills he needs at Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center to become a contracting officer anywhere in the world.

A Career with a Mission 
What’s unique about working for AFNWC is knowing that your contributions are a critical part of the U.S. Air Force’s national security efforts, in a supportive culture, where your work is making history.  

Delivering innovative solutions for large, multimillion-dollar programs that strengthen the capabilities of our nation’s warfighters requires taking on significant responsibility. This means you have the potential to rapidly progress in your career and advance your leadership skills.

As long as nuclear weapons exist, there is no more important mission than maintaining the safety and readiness of our nuclear arsenal. By ensuring the safe handling and availability of this critical asset, we are playing a critical role in deterring aggression and preventing hostilities. 

There is no worthier challenge than working with the world’s most powerful weapons and ensuring the safety of billions. AFNWC employees must be up to the challenge of ensuring that the weaponry is safely maintained while being ready for deployment at all times.