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Army MOS List: A List of All 159 Army Jobs

When enlisting in the U.S. Army, all new recruits may select a job. This more specialized form of occupation is known as a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).

They must, of course, meet the minimum qualifications for that MOS. This includes the minimum score that the job requires from the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, or ASVAB. This test determines skills, specialties, and where exactly in the military an individual might excel.

To join the Army you must obtain a minimum score of 31. The maximum score is 99. There are several different sub-tests and subjects. The general ones are General Science (GS); Arithmetic Reasoning (AR); Mathematics Knowledge (MK); Electronics Information (El); Auto and Shop Information (AS); Word Knowledge (WK); Paragraph Comprehension (PC); Mechanical Comprehension (MC); and Assembling Objects (AO).

Furthermore, from these, are are further sub-specifications that result in all of the different divisions of work that the army use in order to remain self-sufficient. View the chart below to understand all of the acronyms before reading about the jobs themselves.

CO: Combat

EL: Electronics

FA: Field Artillery

GM: General Maintenance

GT: General Technical

MM: Mechanical Maintenance

OF: Operators and Food

SC: Surveillance and Communications

ST: Skilled Technical

With all of this information in mind, below are all of the jobs that the U.S. Army offers to those who are qualified and can pass the requirements. In parentheses are the 3 digit codes that make up the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) assigned to each job.

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1. Interpreter/Translator (09L)

What They Do: As the title might suggest, Interpreters and Translators primarily focus on interpreting and preparing translations between foreign languages and English, whatever that language may be.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ECLT: 50

2. Infantryman (11B)

What They Do: This job is the main land combat force of the Army. They’re responsible for defending the country, being a part of fire teams in drills or real/live combat scenarios, aiding in the mobilization of vehicles, troops, weaponry, and more.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CO: 87

3. Indirect Fire Infantryman (11C)

What They Do: This is similar to an infantryman described above, but a bit different: these soldiers are a member of a mortar squad/section/platoon, and are responsible for maintaining and using different types of mortars, as well as a variety of other responsibilities.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CO: 87

4. Combat Engineer (12B)

What They Do: Combat engineers are part of larger squads and have a large list of duties: from constructing bridges and firing positions, to detecting mines, to placing and detonating explosives, combat engineers are often required when dealing with rough terrain in combat situations.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CO: 87

5. Bridge Crewmember (12C)

What They Do: Similar to combat engineers but a bit more specialized, Bridge Crewmembers are specifically used when a squad or large group of soldiers are tackling rough terrain involving water in a combat situation. They drive light vehicles, perform duties as a deckhand on a bridge erection boat, assist in bridge preparation and bridge operations, and much more.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CO: 87

6. Diver (12D)

What They Do: This job is very self-explanatory. They perform reconnaissance, demolition, salvage, and more in underwater conditions. Scuba diving and deep sea diving (different depending on the depth, deep sea diving being deeper) are both sub-specialties that divers can consider.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 98 & GT: 107 & ST: 106

7. Plumber/Utilitiesman (12K)

What They Do: This is a job that has potential in civilian life after military retirement. They maintain heating systems, water supply and water distribution, they repair these systems and construct new ones for fixtures, pipes, traps, vents, insulation, and more. Very transferable to a civilian career after military retirement.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 88

8. Firefighter (12M)

What They Do: Just like a plumber, this also has the potential for civilian applications. Firefighters protect human lives and property from damage from fire. They control outbursts of fire and help it not spread and get out of control. First aid and emergency response are key to this job.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 88

9. Horizontal Construction Engineer (12N)

What They Do: These engineers use construction equipment, heavy vehicles and other equipment to do construction projects for the Army. They perform a wide variety of responsibilities relating to construction, as well as assist with responsibilities involving combat engineer missions.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 90

10. Prime Power Production Specialist (12P)

What They Do: This specialized role operates and maintains power plants, analyzes the equipment in said power plants to make sure they are functioning properly, performs general repairs and maintenance, and makes sure everything they’re responsible for is functioning as it should be.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 110 & EL: 107 & ST: 107

11. Transmission and Distribution Specialist (12Q)

What They Do: These soldiers install electrical power distribution systems, hardware, connect service drops and perform other duties relating to the Army’s need for proper electrical infrastructure.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 93

12. Interior Electrician (12R)

What They Do: Unlike the Distribution specialist, these soldiers install transformers, circuit breakers, service panels, and other interior electrical systems, as well as read blueprints and test equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 93

13. Technical Engineer Specialist (12T)

What They Do: They perform laboratory and field tests on construction materials and surveys and drafts, draw maps and charts, provide technical support, and more. They also supervise and participate in construction site development.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

14. Concrete & Asphalt Equipment Operator (12V)

What They Do: These operators supervise and operate equipment related to concrete and asphalt production, which is very important when it comes to making roads, dams, buildings, and airfields. They also perform combat engineer missions.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 88

15. Carpentry & Masonry Specialist (12W)

What They Do: These soldiers work in general heavy carpentry and masonry duties. They construct rigging devices, work on laying out and roofing structures, and perform combat engineer missions.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 88

16. Geospatial Engineer (12Y)

What They Do: These army engineers use geographic data and use it to create maps, which helps commanders understand the layout of the battlefield. They also use this information to create military briefs.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 100 & ST: 100

17. Cannon Crewmember (13B)

What They Do: They work howitzer cannons, engage in wire and radio communications, identify target locations, and participate in reconnaissance missions.

Minimum ASVAB Score: FA: 93

18. Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems Specialist (13D)

What They Do: They compile tactical firing data relating to the geographical information in the area around them. They use this to determine target locations and guide the Cannon Crewmembers above.

Minimum ASVAB Score: FA: 93

19. Fire Support Specialist (13F)

What They Do: Their duties revolve around intelligence relating to the Army’s artillery teams: setting up communication systems, encoding and decoding messages, and determining target location using computers or manual calculations are just some of the things they do.

Minimum ASVAB Score: FA: 96

20. Fire Control Specialist (13J)

What They Do: Once again related to artillery, these soldiers process data from all over the artillery team and use it in order to manage the data and accurately run it through army sensors and systems. They also do fire mission processing.

Minimum ASVAB Score: FA: 93

21. High Mobility Arty Rocket System (HIMAR) Crewmember (13M)

What They Do: These soldiers operate and maintain multiple launch rocket systems. They mainly support infantry and tanks during live combat. They drive, maintain, operate, and reload and resupply these vehicles.

Minimum ASVAB Score: OF: 95

22. Multiple Launch Rocket System Operations/Fire Direction Specialist (13P)

What They Do: They mainly record and transmit firing data to properly direct where artillery fire will land. They do this by using voice radio and the fire detection system.

Minimum ASVAB Score: FA: 96

23. Field Artillery Firefinder Radar Operator (13R)

What They Do: These soldiers are primarily responsible for locating, detecting, and making the Army aware about enemy forces and movements using firefinders, which are specialized, powerful radars.

Minimum ASVAB Score: SC: 98

24. Field Artillery Surveyor (13S)

What They Do: They provide firing position data, record field data, maintenance vehicles, weapons, radios, and all survey equipment, and perform astronomic observations. They’re part of the Army’s Field Artillery Team.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

25. Field Artillery Meteorological Crewmember (13W)

What They Do: They operate meteorological equipment, operate electrical generators and prepare them for use, as well as obtain things like temperature and densities. This is all so the artillery team can fire accurately.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 95

26. Field Artillery Senior Sergeant (13Z)

What They Do: These sergeants primarily lead in terms of fire support and the artillery teams. They lead, supervise, and coordinate between soldiers, as well as inspect and evaluate Field Artillery training programs.

Minimum ASVAB Score: N/A

27. Patriot Fire Control ENH Oper/Maint (14E)

What They Do: They operate, maintain, move and place the Patriot Fire Control system, in various locations and environments. This is an important job because the Patriot Fire Control system is a defense against most air threats.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

28. Battle Management System Operator (14G)

What They Do: They move, place, and operate the Sentinel Radar system, which is a modern, powerful radar system that warns, detects, and protects the armed forces from aerial and missile attacks, as well as aerial surveillance. They have a list of other duties as well, mostly related to communications and information.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 99 & GT: 98

29. Air Defense Enhanced Early Warning System Operator (14H)

What They Do: These soldiers provide extremely important information about incoming enemy aerial and missile attacks. They do this by operating, maintaining, moving, and placing radars and other modern computer equipment in various locations/environments.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 99 & GT: 99

30. Air & Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember (14P)

What They Do: They operate and maintain surface to air advanced weapon systems. These systems (AVENGER, STINGER, and C-RAM) can provide mobile, shorter-range air defense against threats.

Minimum ASVAB Score: OF: 95

31. PATRIOT Launching Station Enhanced Operator/Maintainer (14T)

What They Do: They operate, place, move, and maintain the Patriot Launching Station, which is one of the most powerful and advanced missile systems, one of the army’s main lines of defense against any kind of enemy missile threat.

Minimum ASVAB Score: OF: 95

32. Air Defense Artillery Senior Sergeant (14Z)

What They Do: These senior sergeants are mainly responsible for coordinating, supervising, and planning the placement and operation of all kinds of air defense artillery weapon systems, at all different levels.

Minimum ASVAB Score: N/A

33. Aircraft Powerplant Repairer (15B)

What They Do: These soldiers mainly inspect, supervise, and perform maintenance on aircraft and aircraft components. They ensure that all of the Army-owned aircraft are ready to fly.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

34. Aircraft Powertrain Repairer (15D)

What They Do: These soldiers, more than anything else, make sure that the powertrain systems for tanks, airplanes, and helicopters are working properly, so that the machinery the Army depends on can be counted on to work, at all times.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

35. Unmanned Aircraft Systems Repairer (UAS SYS REP) (15E)

What They Do: These specialist soldiers repair and perform maintenance on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). This is an important job because the Army uses these machines to collect and record information.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 93 & MM: 104

36. Aircraft Electrician (15F)

What They Do: They perform maintenance and repair aircraft electrical systems. These soldiers also commonly use specialized tools in order to perform this job, along with pushing the paperwork through for every machine to be properly serviced and maintained.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

37. Aircraft Structural Repairer (15G)

What They Do: These soldiers mainly repair and maintenance structural components of aircraft. They do this by paying attention to blueprints, schematics, and the like, and replace parts and/or make repairs to ensure the machinery runs smoothly.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

38. Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer (15H)

What They Do: They mainly repair, disassemble and reassemble parts of aircraft like engines, testing for faults and troubleshooting to understand the problem before fixing it and restoring the aircraft to its former state.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

39. Avionic Mechanic (15N)

What They Do: They mainly perform maintenance on important equipment in aircraft. These systems include things like flight controls, cryptographic equipment, and stabilization systems, as well as performing generic maintenance/repair.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 93

40. Aviation Operations Specialist (15P)

What They Do: They spend most of their time planning and carrying out tactical aircraft missions. They assist in operating fleets of aircraft, and are dedicated to helping these aircraft run well by checking logs, weather, alerting crewmembers of updates, and generally receiving and processing information.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

41. Air Traffic Control Operator (15Q)

What They Do: Another job with good potential for transfer into civilian life, these soldiers direct both airborne and ground traffic so that there is proper direction in the Army’s aircraft. They also assist in the construction of said facilities.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

42. AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer (15R) *

What They Do: They perform a more specialized role: rather than general aircraft repair and maintenance, these mechanics are mainly responsible for maintaining and repairing AH-64 Attack Helicopters for the Army.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 99

43. UH-60 Helicopter Repairer (15T)

What They Do: They mainly repair and maintenance UH-60 Helicopters for the U.S. Army. They install new equipment, troubleshoot and diagnose issues, and check on parts for their performance and safety.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

44. CH-47 Helicopter Repairer (15U)

What They Do: They perform specialized maintenance and repair on CH-47 Helicopters for the U.S. Army. They lubricate, install, repair, maintain, and service subsystems, install new parts, and perform diagnostic checks.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 104

45. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operator (15W)

What They Do: They mainly operate unmanned aerial vehicles. The army uses these vehicles for reconnaissance and information gathering in a safe way that does not risk human lives. These drone operators are important to the performance of the Army.

Minimum ASVAB Score: SC: 102

46. AH-64D Armament / Electrical /Avionics Repairer (15Y) *

What They Do: They primarily work on the subsystems and components of AH-64 Helicopters for the U.S. Army. They troubleshoot issues, install new hardware and replace old parts, and perform routine repair and maintenance on these helicopters.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 105 & EL: 100

47. Cyber Operations Specialist (17C)

What They Do: These specialists mainly worry about safeguarding Army intelligence and information by protecting the army’s digital data, maintaining things like firewalls, and ensuring the Army is on top when it comes to digital/cyberspace.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 110 & ST: 112

48. Cavalry Scout (19D)

What They Do: These soldiers, as the name might suggest, navigate and run ahead of the main force in order to retrieve information for the commanders. They find information on things like the enemy, the terrain, and the weather.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CO: 87

49. M1 Armor Crewman (19K)

What They Do: These soldiers mainly operate tanks like the M1A2 Abrams tank in order to attack and destroy enemy positions and forces. They load and the fire the guns, receive orders and carry them out, and operate the vehicles over different kinds of land terrain.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CO: 87

50. Information Technology Specialist (25B)

What They Do: These specialists are primarily worried about maintaining and using military computers and information systems. They maintain these systems, and use them to perform different kind of services. They also make computer programs.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

51. Radio Operator (25C)

What They Do: These soldiers mostly focus their duties on radios and communication. They maintain these systems, and use them to record and transmit messages back and forth.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 98 & SC: 98

52. Cyber Network Defender (25D)

What They Do: These soldiers perform a specialized role: that of cyber defense. They mainly respond to cyber threats and always defend the Army’s cyberspace, guarding important information and intel that enemies would love to get their hands on.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 105 & ST: 105

53. Cable System Installer/Main (25L)

What They Do: These soldiers install and maintain cable systems. Specifically wired communication systems, and other equipment, such as security devices. They also install and make sure to repair circuits and wiring.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 89 & SC: 89

54. Multimedia Illustrator (25M)

What They Do: They make artwork, use different programs and materials in order to create graphs, charts, and maps, and are mainly concerned with Army publication and Army visuals.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95 & EL: 95

55. NODAL Network System Operator (25N)

What They Do: They do their best to ensure that communications are always working. They do this by performing maintenance, repairing communication devices, and running checks to correct system issues/faults.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 102 & SC: 105

56. Microwave System Operator/Maintainer (25P)

What They Do: They install microwave communication systems. They operate, maintain, and repair these systems, and they also work with antennas and other kinds of equipment for the Army.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 107

57. Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator – Maintainer (25Q)

What They Do: They maintain and repair important transmission systems in a wide variety of vehicles and other equipment. They also perform diagnostics when it comes to these systems to ensure proper performance.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 98 & SC: 98

58. Visual Information Equipment Operator – Maintainer (25R)

What They Do: They use things like monitors, cameras, and other film related equipment in order to record footage, take photographs, and do all of the above to make news events and do their best to help the Army.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 107

59. Satellite Commo System Operator/Maintainer (25S)

What They Do: They mainly focus on maintaining and operating satellite communication systems for the Army. These are integral to how the army functions, mostly because it’s one of the primary communication forms for the Army.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 117

60. Signal Support System Specialist (25U)

What They Do: They work on important equipment that it necessary for the army to function. This equipment is used to direct and place troops where they are needed, and to spread forces in an effective way.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 93 & SC: 92

61. Combat Documentation / Production Specialist (25V)

What They Do: These soldiers mainly focus on using cameras and and video/audio recording equipment and software in order to document situations, both combative as well as non-combative.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91 & EL: 93

62. Paralegal Specialist (27D)

What They Do: These soldiers primarily work in the law aspect of the army. They are familiar with criminal law, international law, civil law, and more. They use this expertise to assist the military in legal matters.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 105

63. Military Police (31B)

What They Do: These soldiers are mainly concerned with keeping the peace via enforcing military laws and regulations. They control traffic and crime, and perform many of the same duties civil police officers do.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

64. Criminal Investigation Special Agent (31D)

What They Do: These soldiers perform all kinds of criminal investigations that the Army is involved in. They handle felony-level crimes. They do things like process crime scenes, collect evidence, handle forensic lab duties, and other services and responsibilities.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 107 & GT: 110

65. Interment / Resettlement Specialist (31E)

What They Do: These soldiers mainly operate and handle the everyday operations in any kind of military prison or correctional facility. They supervise and confine inmates, and make sure these facilities are secure, among other duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

66. Military Working Dog Handler (31K)

What They Do: They handle, care, train, and work with service dogs, which perform a wide variety of duties for the military: the main ones being detecting drugs and explosives, as well as a few other different kinds of searches and inspections.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

67. Intel Analyst (35F)

What They Do: They analyze, process, distribute, and review all different kinds of intelligence and data, from strategic to tactical. They are important to the function of the army, providing critical info to higher-ups.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

68. Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst (35G)

What They Do: They use different kinds of machinery and programs to get a better idea of terrain, enemy forces and enemy military installations, weapon systems, and more. They pass this information to their superiors.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

69. Counter-Intelligence Agent (35L)

What They Do: They are mainly concerned with denying and preventing enemy forces from gaining any kind of intelligence on the Army. This includes rooting out national security crimes, discovering terrorist threats, and other important duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

70. Human Intelligence Collector (35M)

What They Do: They collect information on enemy operations, forces, and areas that may turn into battlefields. They also screen documents and handle a wide variety of other duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: DLAB: 107

71. Signal Intel Analyst (35N)

What They Do: They are mainly concerned with foreign intelligence and communications. They review intercepted messages, and decode them, verifying important info, as well as produce reports based on this info.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 112

72. Cryptologic Linguist (35P)*

What They Do: They notice, intercept, and analyze foreign communications, while recognizing changes in enemy and foreign comms and using these changes to continue retrieving information.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91 & DLAB: 107

73. Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (35Q)

What They Do: These analysts perform digital cryptologic analysis in order to identify patterns, support target collection, and are generally involved in information processing.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 112 & ICLT: 60

74. Signal Collector/Analyst (35S)

What They Do: These soldiers detect and identify foreign electronic intelligence. They do this by interpreting signals to provide a wide variety of strategic/tactical intel.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

75. Military Intelligence Systems Maintainer / Integrator (35T)

What They Do: These specialists are solely concerned with maintaining and repairing computers and intelligence networks that are used by the military for information.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 112

76. Finance Management Technician (36B)

What They Do: These soldiers are mainly concerned with financial planning duties, like budgeting and accounting for government funds, as well as reviewing things like treasury checks.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 101

77. Psychological Operations Specialist (37F)

What They Do: These specialists review entire populations and attempt to understand the mindset behind them, and use this info to influence foreign populations.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 107

78. Civil Affairs Specialist (38B)

What They Do: These specialists primarily identify needs of local citizens, mainly in foreign countries, and attempt to help. They coordinate and conduct operations in disaster relief.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 107

79. Human Resource Specialist (42A)

What They Do: They are concerned about the well-being of other soldiers: assisting in human resources, assessing human welfare and readiness, and being prepared for emergency response.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 100 & CL: 90

80. Public Affairs Specialist / Journalist (46Q)

What They Do: They assist in the creation of news and news articles, mainly through traditional news releases as well as online and web-based material for both military/civilian news.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 107

81. Broadcast Journalist (46R)

What They Do: They primarily communicate to the audience of the Army and its family members. They work with news outlets, radio, and other forms of information distribution to let the public know about individual Army stories.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 107

82. Acquisition, Logistics & Technology Contracting NCO (51C) *

What They Do:

Minimum ASVAB Score: GT: 110

83. Religious Affairs Specialist (56M)

What They Do: They are mainly concerned with support towards worship services as well as planning religious support operations, among other duties as well.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 90

84. Biomedical Equipment Specialist (68A)

What They Do: They service and maintain all medical equipment. This includes also creating and submitting medical equipment reports, and ensuring all such equipment is in top shape and ready for use.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 107

85. Orthopedic Specialist (68B)

What They Do: They assist physicians in the treatment of all kinds of different orthopedic conditions affecting military patients. They also help with pre-op of surgery, among other duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101 & GT: 107

86. Practical Nursing Specialist (68C)

What They Do: They perform all different kinds of therapeutic and emergency nursing care, under the supervision of doctors, nurses, or NCO’s. They also perform tasks such as dressing wounds.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101 & GT: 107

87. Operating Room Specialist (68D)

What They Do: They assist during surgical procedures and make sure that the operating room environment is sterile and ready for surgery, and provide all kinds of other assistance to the medical staff.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

88. Dental Specialist (68E)

What They Do: They assist Army dentists in the treatment and examination of patient’s teeth. They assist during exams, perform impressions, administers anesthesia, and perform various other duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

89. Physical Therapy Specialist (68F)

What They Do: They help those who have had their physical abilities restricted or damage attempt to recover as best as they can. They promote physical fitness and assist patients during the recovery process.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101 & GT: 107

90. Patient Administration Specialist (68G)

What They Do: They are mainly concerned with paperwork and reports about patients, performing all kinds of administrative duties related to the medical team of the U.S. Army.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 90

91. Optical Laboratory Specialist (68H)

What They Do: These specialists prepare and create, as well as repair, eyeglasses that are used and provided to Army personnel. They assemble prescriptions and maintains the tools and equipment they use for the job.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 98

92. Medical Logistics Specialist (68J)

What They Do: These specialists receive, store, record, and issue Army medical supplies. They are also involved with ordering stock, restocking, and performing QA for said supplies.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 90

93. Medical Laboratory Specialist (68K)

What They Do: These lab specialists perform tests and examinations on tissue/blood/body fluids of military patients, as well as study human parasites/disease.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 106

94. Occupational Therapy Specialist (68L)

What They Do: These specialists are mainly concerned with supervising, testing, assisting patients in order to help them recover to their maximum strength. They also promote physical fitness.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101 & GT: 107

95. Nutrition Care Specialist (68M)

What They Do: These soldiers plan special diets for patients according to their nutritional requirements. They work with registered dietitians in order to accomplish their duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: OF: 95

96. Cardiovascular Specialist (68N)

What They Do: These specialists perform a wide variety of examinations and tests in order to verify and test the heart health of their patients. Their tests are both invasive and non-invasive.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST:101 & GT: 107

97. Radiologist Specialist (68P)

What They Do: They mainly operate X-ray and similar equipment. They use this equipment to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and more. They also assemble and inspect said equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 106

98. Pharmacy Specialist (68Q)

What They Do: They prepare and dispense prescribed drugs and medicines to personnel. They also keep stock, keep records, and perform QA checks on the prescriptions they give.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

99. Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist (68R)

What They Do: They inspect food–specifically food for humans, not animals. They also perform veterinary service activities, operate and maintain inspection equipment, and identify unsanitary conditions.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

100. Preventive Medicine Specialist (68S)

What They Do: They conduct preventive medicine inspections and assist with laboratory procedures. It’s also not uncommon to see them serving on preventive medicine staffs.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

101. Animal Care Specialist (68T)

What They Do: They prevent and treat any kind of disease or illness that pass from animal to man, as well as take care of government-owned animals. Routine daily care for animals is part of the job.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

102. Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist (68U)

What They Do: They conduct routine diagnostic tests and assist in the care of ENT and audiology patients. They also do things like set up the exam room and sterilize medical equipment, among other duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101 & GT: 107

103. Respiratory Specialist (68V)

What They Do: They, as you may imagine from the name, are mainly concerned with helping via respiratory therapy and performing pulmonary function tests. It is an advanced level position.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 102

104. Combat Medic Specialist (68W)

What They Do: They address and treat wounds when they happen on the battlefield. This is a position of emergency medical care. They also assist with outpatient/inpatient care and treatment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101 & GT: 107

105. Mental Health Specialist (68X)

What They Do: These specialists mainly treat and manage patients with mental health problems. They counsel clients and patients, assist and treat with different techniques/medication, and record data.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101

106. Eye Specialist (68Y)

What They Do: These specialists mainly perform regular diagnostic tests and assist in the care of patients who have eye problems. They work closely with several different types of specialists to accomplish this.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 101 & GT: 107

107. Chemical Operations Specialist (74D)

What They Do: These specialists have a very important job: defending the country against the threat of CBRN weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction. Their duties are vital and various, but deal with defense measures and prediction of attacks, as well as decontamination.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 100

108. Cargo Specialist (88H)

What They Do: They mainly focus on cargo–the shipping of it, inspecting it, counting it, loading and unloading supplies, operating and maintaining loading machinery, and more. They ensure the Army receives its supplies all over the world.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 88

109. Watercraft Operator (88K)

What They Do: These soldiers mostly navigate and perform cargo operations on Army owned watercraft. They are part of a piloting team. They dock and undock vessels, send and receive messages, and perform various other duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 99

110. Watercraft Engineer (88L)

What They Do: They repair and maintain various Army watercraft, performing daily system checks and overall reviewing the machinery and equipment on Army watercraft.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 99

111. Motor Transport Operator (88M)

What They Do: These soldiers mainly focus on operating vehicles to transport personnel and cargo. They manage loading and unloading, safety of personnel being transported, and much more.

Minimum ASVAB Score: OF: 85

112. Transportation Management Coordinator (88N)

What They Do: These soldiers coordinate transportation for personnel and equipment. They also document and record inventory and shipments of all types, and prepare equipment and cargo to be transported.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 95

113. Locomotive Rep (88P)

What They Do: These specialists mainly focus on repairing locomotive and railway cars. They do this by relying on blueprints and sketches, checking the railway cars for malfunctions, and performing regular maintenance.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 97

114. Railway Section Repairer (R) (88T)

What They Do: They perform repairs and regular maintenance on railway tracks, fences, switches, and other aspects of railway facilities. They are in charge of keeping the railways proper and maintained.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 87

115. Railway Operations Crewmember (R) (88U)

What They Do: These soldiers are mainly focused on operating locomotives and other related equipment. They also serve as a crewmember on the railway cars and trains and execute their given instructions.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 92

116. Ammunitions Stock Control (89A)

What They Do: These specialists are primarily concerned with keeping stock and count of ammunition and supply, and maintaining the hardware/software systems, as well as manual record keeping.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

117. Ammunitions Specialist (89B)

What They Do: These specialists manage ordnance, which is both ammunition as well as explosives. They receive, store and issue these supplies. They also perform maintenance, operate computer hardware, and check stock.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 91

118. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Specialist (EOD) (89D)

What They Do: These are the first and foremost explosive experts in the U.S. Army. They identify ordnance, dispose of hazardous ordnance, and prepare and maintain all kinds of tools and equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 105

119. M1 Abrams Tank System Maintainer (91A)

What They Do: They, as the name might suggest, repair and maintain the M-1 Abrams Tank. They specifically perform maintenance on things like the suspension, steering, and more, as well as dealing with malfunctions.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 88 & GT: 85 or MM: 99

120. Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic (91B)

What They Do: They maintain all kinds of wheeled vehicles, repair them, and inspect and service them. These include light vehicles, heavy vehicles, and certain armored vehicles as well.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 87 & GT: 85 or MM: 92

121. Utilities Equipment Repair/Heating & Air (91C)

What They Do: They perform maintenance and repair heating and cooling systems: so both air conditioner systems as well as heating//electrical systems. They also inspect and check these systems.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 98 or GM: 88 & GT: 83

122. Power Generation Equipment Repair (91D)

What They Do: They supervise maintenance and repair of power-generation equipment and internal-combustion engines.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 98 & GM: 88 & GT: 88

123. Allied Trade Specialist (91E)

What They Do: They mainly focus on performing the creation, repair, and modification of both metallic and nonmetallic parts. They operate all kinds of machine shop equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 88 & GT: 95 or GM: 98

124. Small Arms/ Towed Artillery Repair (91F)

What They Do: They operate and perform repair and maintenance on all kinds of smaller arms, field artillery, ballistic missiles, and other types of weapons.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 93 or GM: 88 & GT: 85

125. Fire Control Repair (91G)

What They Do: They are responsible for repairing and maintaining all kinds of high-tech equipment like ballistic computers, laser observation devices, and more. They also do these repairs during combat occasionally.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 93 & GM: 88 or EL: 98

126. Track Vehicle Mechanic (91H)

What They Do: These mechanics perform routine maintenance and repair on all and any kinds of tracked vehicles. They also supervise fuel/electrical system repair and maintenance.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 87 & GT: 85 or MM: 92

127. Quartermaster & Chemical Equipment Repair (91J)

What They Do: These specialists perform repair and maintenance on all kinds of specialized chemical equipment. These include heater systems, pumps, filter systems, combustion engines, and more.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 87 & GT: 85 or MM: 92

128. Construction Equipment Repair (91L)

What They Do: These mechanics repair all kinds of construction equipment that become damaged or need maintenance in some way. These include trucks, bulldozers, and other heavy machinery.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 87 & GT: 85 or MM: 92

129. Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer (91M)

What They Do: These mechanics are specialized towards the repair of several different vehicles, mainly the M2/M3 and A2/A3 Bradley Fighting vehicles. They perform routine maintenance and repair on these vehicles.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 88 & GT: 92 or MM: 99

130. Artillery Mechanic (91P)

What They Do: These mechanics repair and maintain artillery cannon weapons systems. These include many different kinds, from automotive, to turret, to fire control.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 88 & GT: 88 or MM: 99

131. Stryker Systems Maintainer (91S)

What They Do: These maintainers work and focus solely as part of a team to keep the Stryker family of vehicles running, and the operation going well and easy. This is a large family of vehicles that they maintain.

Minimum ASVAB Score: MM: 87 & GT: 85 or MM: 92

132. Automated Logistical Specialist (92A)

What They Do: These specialists supervise and maintain all different kinds of management and warehouse functions. They perform duties such as review of stock, unloading equipment, and recording data of stock.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 90

133. Petroleum Laboratory Specialist (92L)

What They Do: These specialists mainly focus on performing all kinds of tests on things relating to petroleum, oil, and lubricant. They report their findings and adhere to safety procedures while doing their duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 86 & OF: 85

134. Mortuary Affairs Specialist (92M)

What They Do: These specialists have responsibilities that relate to deceased personnel, such as identifying dead soldiers, determine remains, attempting to find personal effects, and more.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 90

135. Parachute Rigger (92R)

What They Do: They repair and maintenance different kinds of textile and canvas items. They also rig things for airdrop: specifically equipment and supplies. They also store and clean all airdrop equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 90 & CO: 90

136. Shower, Laundry & Clothing Repair Specialist (92S)

What They Do: They perform laundry, alter sizes of clothing, receive bulk, individual, and organization laundry, and repair damaged clothing for personnel.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 84

137. Water Treatment Specialist (92W)

What They Do: They supervise and perform installation and operation of water purification equipment. They also deal with water storage and preparation of sites for said equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: GM: 88

138. Unit Supply Specialist (92Y)

What They Do: They have a large, general role: either supervising or performing tasks that have to deal with the Army’s equipment and supplies, in its entirety.

Minimum ASVAB Score: CL: 90

139. Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer (94A)

What They Do: They repair and maintenance a variety of different missile systems. They also have other duties, such as performing quality control tests and inspecting specific components for malfunction.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 102

140. Air Traffic Control Equipment Repair (94D)

What They Do: These soldiers, as the name suggests, repair and maintenance all equipment related to air traffic control. They also replace equipment parts and install and adjust air traffic control comms.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 102

141. Radio & Communication Security Repair (94E)

What They Do: These soldiers repair and maintain all kinds of equipment on radio receivers and transmitters, as well as other kinds of comms security equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 102

142. Computer Detection Systems Repair (94F)

What They Do: They perform maintenance and repair. They do so on a large number of important systems and equipment. These systems include field artillery, microcomputers, GPS receivers, and more.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 102

143. Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TDME) Maintenance Sup Spec (94H)

What They Do: They use precise measurements in order to be able to accurately obtain usable information, such as distance, altitude, etc. They also repair and maintain these instruments that they use.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 107

144. Radar Repairer (94M)

What They Do: These radar repairers mainly focus on inspecting, maintaining, and repairing all kinds of equipment related to ground surveillance radar in specific. They also troubleshoot problems related to this equipment.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 107

145. MLRS Repairer (94P)

What They Do: These repairers perform all kinds of maintenance on different kinds of rocket systems. The Multiple Launch Rocket System is included in this. They isolate issues, troubleshoot, and solve mechanical problems.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 93

146. Avionic & Survivability Equipment Repairer (94R)

What They Do: They mainly focus on repairing and maintaining a lot of different equipment that is associated with avionic navigation flight control. They also calibrate equipment and install circuits/wiring.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 98

147. Patriot System Repairer (94S)

What They Do: These specialists are integral to the Army’s performance. They maintain and repair the PATRIOT system, which is a combat missile system. They perform tests and diagnose issues with the system.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 107

148. Avenger System Repair (94T)

What They Do: They repair and maintain the AVENGER system, which is very important to the Army’s defense, since it is a short range air defense system designed to defend against air/land attacks.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 98

149. Integrated Family of Test Equipment Operator (94Y)

What They Do: They perform maintenance, tests, and adjustments on all kinds of vehicles and power generators. Their duties are various, but include also replacing defective components and repairing parts.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 107

150. Imagery Analyst (96D)

What They Do: They study imagery that is obtained by various sources of Army intelligence, and then use their skills to be able to obtain information from said imagery, like specific location, important details, etc.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

151. Common Ground Station Operator (96H)

What They Do: They mainly focus on their job as part of the radar operations team. They record data, direct artillery fire, send and receive messages, analyze radar imagery data, and more.

Minimum ASVAB Score: SC: 95 & ST: 105

152. Ground Surveillance Systems Operator (96R)

What They Do: They mainly concern themselves with operating as part of the intelligence operations team. They monitor early warning systems, send and receive messages, and detect, locate, and report target data.

Minimum ASVAB Score: EL: 85 & SC: 95

153. Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator (96U)

What They Do: They operate unmanned aerial vehicles from distant locations. Some of their primary responsibilities include planning and analyzing flight missions, performing maintenance on their equipment, and collection of intelligence.

Minimum ASVAB Score: SC: 105

154. Intelligence Senior Sergeant (96Z)

What They Do: They supervise intelligence surveillance, collection, and analysis. They also do things like coordinate training and process the information they are able to collect.

Minimum ASVAB Score: N/A

155. Counterintelligence / Human Intelligence Senior Sergeant (97Z)

What They Do: They mainly focus on disseminating counter-intelligence. They supervise groups of other Army personnel and work to make it difficult to discover the Army’s true information.

Minimum ASVAB Score: N/A

156. Communications Locator / Interceptor (98H)

What They Do: They primarily focus on the identification and exploitation of foreign communications. They use various technology, signals, and other techniques to perform these duties.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

157. Electronic Intelligence Interceptor / Analyst (98J)

What They Do: These specialists intercept foreign electronic intelligence, and once they have it, they analyze it and use it for the Army’s benefit. They report it to higher ups and break the information down for useful bits.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 105

158. Signals Collection / Identification Analyst (98K)

What They Do: They focus on identifying and understanding radio and data communications, and gathering intelligence from identifying and analyzing these communications.

Minimum ASVAB Score: ST: 95

159. Signals Intelligence Senior Sergeant (98Z)

What They Do: These senior sergeants are focused on supervising and and performing administrative duties relating to intelligence. Their duties are vast and various, but include training inexperienced soldiers, providing guidance on various topics, and communicating between different levels of command as they operate and lead large portions of the Army’s intelligence teams.

Minimum ASVAB Score: N/A

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Elie P.
Elie P.
Elie Piha served as a paratrooper in the US Army from 2008 to 2012. He used the GI Bill to graduate from UC Berkeley where he majored in English. He currently works as a writing tutor, a freelance writer, and a bartender, is completing a novel based on his time in Afghanistan, and is pursuing graduate school.

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