Directs artillery crew members as they position, maintain, and fire guns, cannons, howitzers, and rockets at enemy positions and aircraft. Normally specializes by type of artillery.
This career is part of the Government and Public Administration cluster National Security pathway.
A person in this career:
- Directs training activities of artillery and missile crew members.
- Directs fire control operations and firing procedures.
- Selects location of artillery and missile strikes and coordinates their use with other combat units.
- Directs maintenance, testing, and inspection of artillery and missile system equipment.
- Directs security operations at missile sites.