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Air Force Enlisted Strength Codes
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The following is an explanation of the strength codes used in our Air Force Job Description Pages. For example, if a particular job requires a strength code of J, that means the applicant would have to be able to lift 60 lbs in order to qualify for the job.

Must be able to lift:

E - No Requirement

F - Less than 40 lbs

G - 40 lbs

H - 50 lbs

J - 60 lbs

K - 70 lbs

L - 80 lbs

M - 90 lbs

N - 100 lbs

P 110 lbs

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