What kind of job can I have in the Army? - That depends on your branch. See below for descriptions and follow the links for more detailed information.
Air Defense Artillery - Protect the Force and Selected Geopolitical Assets from Aerial Attack, Missile Attack and Surveillance.
Armor - The Mission of Armor is to close with and destroy the enemy using fire, maneuver, and shock effect.
Aviation - The mission of Army Aviation is to find, fix, and destroy the enemy through fire and maneuver; and to provide combat, combat service and combat service support in coordinated operations as an integral member of the combined arms team.
Corps of Engineers - Engineers support the battlefield commander by executing their four-fold tactical mission of mobility, counter mobility, survivability and general engineering, as well as providing topographical support to the Army.
Field Artillery - Field Artillery officers lead units that have the critical mission of destroying, neutralizing or suppressing the enemy by cannon, rocket and missile fire and ensuring the integration of all supporting fires in Combined-Arms operations.
Infantry - Infantry officers lead units that have the crucial mission of closing with the enemy by means of fire and maneuver in order to destroy, capture, or repel their assault by fire, close combat, and counterattack.
Chemical Corps - Chemical Corps officers protect the force and allow the Army to fight and win against a Nuclear Biological and Chemical (NBC) threat. Branch members develop doctrine, equipment and training for NBC defense that serve to deter potential adversaries possessing weapons of mass destruction.
Military Intelligence Corps - Military Intelligence officers provide timely, relevant and accurate intelligence and Electronic Warfare (EW) support to leaders at all levels. MI officers lead, manage and direct intelligence planning and operations across the entire operational continuum.
Military Police Corps - Military Police Corps officers lead units in performing the five major functions associated with the branch -- area security; maneuver and mobility support; police intelligence operations; internment and resettlement; and law and order.
Signal Corps - The mission of the Signal Corps is to provide seamless, secure, consistent and dynamic worldwide information systems and communication networks for real-time command and control of Army, Joint, and Combined Forces in tactical, garrison and strategic operations.
Combat Service Support
Adjutant General's Corps - To train leaders and soldiers in providing personnel service support for the Army of today and the 21st century through excellence in doctrine, Leader Development, Organization, Material, and soldiers.
Medical Service Corps - To provide highly skilled and dedicated leaders who perform the clinical, scientific, administrative, command and support services essential to efficiently and effectively manage a quality, world-class health care system in support of the Army.
Nurse Corps - To provide nursing leadership and quality nursing care, both in peacetime and during contingency operations, within a professional military system and in support of the mission of the Army Medical Department.
Finance - The Finance Corps' Mission is to fund Army, Joint, and Combined Operations; execute timely commercial vendor and contract payments; and to provide pay and disbursing services, banking and currency services, and limited accounting on an area basis.
Ordnance Corps - The purpose of the Ordnance Corps is to support the development, production, acquisition and sustainment of weapons systems and munitions, and to provide Explosive Ordnance Disposal, during peace and war, to provide superior combat power to current and future forces of the United States Army.
Quartermaster Corps - The Quartermaster Corps provides supply support, field services, aerial delivery support, materiel and distribution management, combat development and doctrine, training, and professional developments to support the Total Army.
Transportation - Transportation Corps officers develop concepts and doctrine to perform transportation services and support functions for forces across the operational spectrum of the National Military Strategy. Transportation officers plan, schedule, and supervise the use of each mode of transportation for the effective movement of personnel and cargo.
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