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Army Enlisted Job (MOS)Descriptions

The Army hasaround 190 MOSs available forenlisted Soldiers.

Field 09 -- Native Language
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Field 09 -- Native Language
Speaker, includes only one MOS
(09L), Interpreter/Translator.
These Soldiers are those the
Army recruited for their native
language ability, and perform
translation and interpreter
Field 11 -- Infantry
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The Infantry Field includes four
Army enlisted jobs (MOS's).
Infantry is the oldest and largest
branch in the US Army combat
Field 13 -- Field Artillery
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The Field Artillery Field consists
of 10 MOS's. The Army's Field
Artillery Branch is responsible for
neutralizing or suppressing the
enemy by cannon, rocket and
missile fire and to help integrate
all fire support assets into
combined arms operations.
Field 14 -- Air Defense
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Air Defense includes seven Army
enlisted MOS's. Soldiers in this
field implement tactics,
techniques and procedures for
the employment of air defense
Field 15 -- Aviation
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There are 20 Army enlisted MOS's
included in the Aviation Field.
Aviation units work with the
following Army helicopters; OH-58
Kiowa, UH-60 Black Hawk, CH-47
Chinook, and AH-64 Apache.
Field 18 -- Special Forces
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Famously known as the "Green
Beret," Army Special Forces
Soldiers are the elite of Army
Special Operations. There are six
Army enlisted MOS's included in
this branch.
Field 19 -- Armor
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The Army's Armor Branch is
responsible for all the tank and
cavalry/forward reconnaissance
operations on the battlefield.
There are three Army enlisted
MOS's included in this field.
Field 21 -- Engineering
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There are 22 enlisted MOS's
included in the Engineering
branch. Soldiers in this branch
help the Army and the Nation in
building structures, developing
civil works program, working
with natural resources as well as
providing combat support on the
Field 25 -- Signals
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16 enlisted MOS's make up the
Army Signals branch. The Army's
Signal Corps is responsible for all
systems of communication for
the entire Army. On every
mission, communications and
data management (handled by
the Signal Corps) have become
increasingly critical for the Army
and its continued success.
Field 27 -- Legal Services
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There is only one Army enlisted
MOS under this field, MOS 27D -
Paralegal Specialist. They assist
judges, Army lawyers and unit
commanders with legal matters
and judicial work.

Field 29 -- Electronic Warfare
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This field contains only one
enlisted MOS. In 2009, the Army
created the new 29E - Electronic
Warfare Sergeant MOS. These
Soldiers are responsible not only
in fighting the threat of
improvised explosive devices
(IEDs), but will also provide
commanders and their staffs
guidance on how the
electromagnetic spectrum can
impact operations, and how
friendly EW can be used to gain
an advantage in support of
tactical and operational
objectives across the full
spectrum of operations.
Field 31 -- Law Enforcement
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The Law Enforcement field
includes three Army enlisted
MOS's. The Army's Military Police
can be utilized during offensive
operations, defensive
operations, stability operations,
and civil support operations.
Field 35 -- Intelligence
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The Intelligence Branch includes
seven Army enlisted MOS's,
responsible for all intelligence
(information) gathered or
learned during Army missions.
Field 36 -- Finance
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The Finance field includes only
one enlisted MOS, 36B - Financial
Management Technician. Soldiers
in this MOS are responsible to
receive and post funding,
commitment and obligations
documents to accounting and
budget systems.
Field 37 -- Psychological
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Field 37 includes 37F -
Psychological Operations
Specialist. A Psychological
Operations Specialist is an
information and media specialist
who can assess the information
needs of a target population and
develop and deliver the right
message at the right time and
place to create the intended
Field 38 -- Civil Affairs
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The Civil Affairs field includes MOS
38B - Civil Affairs Specialist. Civil
Affairs specialists identify
critical requirements needed by
local citizens in combat or crisis
Field 42 -- Administrative
There are four Army enlisted
MOS's included in the
Administrative field, including
band members, human
resources specialists, and HR
computer specialists.
Field 46 -- Public Affairs
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There are three Army enlisted
MOS's included in the Public
Affairs field. The Army Public
Affairs Specialist participates in
and assists with the supervision
and administration of Army
public affairs programs primarily
through news releases,
newspaper articles, Web-based
material and photographs for
use in military and civilian news
Field 56 -- Religious Services
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Chaplain Assistants (the only
enlisted MOS assigned to this
field) provide much-needed
support to the Chaplains during
missions and everyday activities.
A Chaplain Assistant primarily
provides support for the Unit
Ministry Team programs and
worship services.
Field 68 -- Medical
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The 17 enlisted MOS's in the
Medical field provide medical care
to members of the US Military
and their family members.
Field 74 -- Chemical Warfare
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The CW field includes MOS 74D -
Chemical, Biological, Radiological,
and Nuclear (CBRN) Specialist.
CBRN Specialists plan, employ,
and coordinate CBRN defense
systems in support of joint and
combined arms operations
including CBRN reconnaissance
systems, biological agent
detection systems (BIDS),
obscurant systems, CBRN
decontamination systems, and
other CBRN hazard detection and
warning systems.
Field 79 -- Recruiting and
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The four MOS's in the Recruiting
and Retention field are
responsible for attracting and
keeping high quality enlisted
Soldiers in the active Duty Army,
Army Reserves, and Army
National Guard.
Field 88 -- Transportation
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There are nine enlisted MOS's in
the Transportation Field. The
Transportation Corps is
responsible for moving supplies,
troops and equipment anywhere
on the globe.
Field 89 -- Explosives and
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There are three enlisted MOS's
assigned to the Explosive and
Ammunition Field. Ammunition,
explosives, their components,
and weapons are known within
the Army as 'ordnance' and
require proper care when dealing
with them.
Field 91 -- Maintenance
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The Maintenance field includes
the 16 MOS's that are
responsible for mechanical
maintenance on Army vehicles
and equipment.
Field 92 -- Supply and
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There are 10 Army enlisted jobs
in the Supply and Logistics field.
They are responsible for making
sure equipment, materials and
systems are available and
functioning for missions.
Field 94 -- Electronic/Missile
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There are 61 enlisted jobs
included in the Electronic and
Missile Maintenance field. Soldiers
in this field perform
maintenance on Army electronic
equipment and missiles.

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