Complete List of Army Enlisted MOS

Army Military Occupational Specialties

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The Army calls their enlisted jobs MOSs, or "Military Occupation Specialties." The Army has around 190 MOSs available for enlisted Soldiers. Similar specialties are divided into "branches" or "fields." Below are the Army enlisted job fields with the MOSs that fall under that branch.

MOS
09L INTERPRETER/TRANSLATOR -

The MOS 09L is the foreign language interpreter/translator, and they are primarily responsible for interpreting and translating spoken and written foreign languages to English and English to a foreign language.

INFANTRY BRANCH -

The backbone of the Army is the infantry. The infantry is the main combat force on the ground, and they are responsible for fighting enemy ground forces on land. All the jobs of the infantry MOS work together to defeat the enemy ground troops and continue the mission of capturing, destroying, and repelling the enemy.

Recruits enlist under the Army's 11X - Infantry Enlistment Option, and during training, will be designated as either MOS 11B, Infantryman, or MOS 11C, Indirect Fire Infantryman.

11B INFANTRYMAN: The 11B Infantrymen are riflemen who assist in the performance of reconnaissance operations, and employ, fire and recover anti-personnel and anti-tank mines.
11C

INDIRECT FIRE INFANTRYMAN: These soldiers perform some of the most dangerous jobs in the Army. They fire and recover anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, and locate and neutralize mines in live minefields. This MOS is also responsible for navigating between points on the ground, orienting maps, and operating and maintaining communications equipment.

11X INFANTRY ENLISTMENT OPTION (see above)
11Z INFANTRY SENIOR SERGEANT This is open to soldiers in E8 (sergeant) and E9 (master sergeant). These soldiers lead infantry troops.
CORPS OF ENGINEERS - The engineering community in the Army are diverse in skill, but are also trained in fighting and defending Army facilities. Together the Corps community can build anything and destroy anything as well.
12A ENGINEER SENIOR SERGEANT: These officers of the Corps of Engineers serve in a variety of engineering-related roles, including reconnaissance, demolitions, construction, rescue, and training.
12B

COMBAT ENGINEER: Also known as "Sappers," these soldiers supervise or assist team members when tackling rough terrain in combat situations. They're experts in mobility, counter-mobility, survival and general engineering. They build defenses to protect the troops or destroy obstacles in the way of combat troops movement, including mines and minefields.

12C BRIDGE CREWMEMBER
12D DIVER
12G QUARRYING SPECIALIST (RC)
12H CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SUPERVISOR
12K PLUMBER
12M FIREFIGHTER
12N HORIZONTAL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER
12P PRIME POWER PRODUCTION SPECIALIST
12Q POWER LINE DISTRIBUTION SPECIALIST (RC)
12R INTERIOR ELECTRICIAN
12T TECHNICAL ENGINEER
12V CONCRETE AND ASPHALT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
12W CARPENTRY AND MASONRY SPECIALIST
12X GENERAL ENGINEERING SUPERVISOR
12Y GEOSPATIAL ENGINEER
12Z COMBAT ENGINEERING SENIOR SERGEANT
FIELD ARTILLERY - Field Artillery Soldiers operate a variety of electronics and communications platforms, as well as a variety of weapons systems and munitions. The main job of the Field Artillery MOS is to provide firepower during combat operations, as well as tactics, techniques, and procedures for the addition of all ground fire support systems in the Army arsenal.
13B CANNON CREWMEMBER
13D FIELD ARTILLERY AUTOMATED TACTICAL DATA SYSTEM SPECIALIST
13F FIRE SUPPORT SPECIALIST
13M MULTIPLE LAUNCH ROCKET SYSTEM (MLRS)/HIGH MOBILITY ARTILLERY ROCKET SYSTEM (HIMARS) CREWMEMBER
13P MULTIPLE LAUNCH ROCKET SYSTEM (MLRS) OPERATIONAL FIRE DIRECTION SPECIALIST
13R FIELD ARTILLERY FIREFINDER RADAR OPERATOR
13T FIELD ARTILLERY SURVEYOR/METEOROLOGICAL CREWMEMBER
13Z FIELD ARTILLERY SENIOR SERGEANT
AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY - The Air Defense MOS community are responsible for the operation and maintenance of weapons systems that thwart enemy long and short range missiles. The Patriot Batteries are constantly deployed to such areas of South Korea and Israel to challenge the threat of incoming enemy missiles.
14E PATRIOT FIRE CONTROL ENHANCED OPERATOR/MAINTAINER
14G AIR DEFENSE BATTLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OPERATOR
14H AIR DEFENSE ENHANCED EARLY WARNING OPERATOR
14J AIR DEFENSE C41 TACTICAL OPERATIONS CENTER ENHANCED OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
14S AIR AND MISSILE DEFENSE (AMD) CREWMEMBER
14T PATRIOT LAUNCHING STATION ENHANCED OPERATOR/MAINTAINER
14Z AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY SENIOR SERGEANT
AVIATION - The officers and the soldiers of the Army Aviation community are responsible for the operation and maintenance of helicopters, planes, and unmanned aerial vehicles. Whether transportation of equipment or personnel or combat actions on enemy ground troops, the Army Aviation community increases the operational range of the Army soldier in combat.
15B AIRCRAFT POWERPLANT REPAIRER
15D AIRCRAFT POWERTRAIN REPAIRER
15E UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS REPAIRER
15F AIRCRAFT ELECTRICIAN
15G AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL REPAIRER
15H AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULICS REPAIRER
15J OH-58D ARMAMENT/ELECTRICAL/AVIONICS SYSTEMS REPAIRER
15K AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS REPAIR SUPERVISOR
15M UH-1 HELICOPTER REPAIRER (RC) (del 1310 / 1210 - 30)
15N AVIONIC MECHANIC
15P AVIATION OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
15Q AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL OPERATOR
15R AH-64 ATTACK HELICOPTER REPAIRER
15S OH-58D HELICOPTER REPAIRER
15T UH-60 HELICOPTER REPAIRER

15U

CH-47 HELICOPTER REPAIRER
15V OBSERVATION/SCOUT HELICOPTER REPAIRER (RC)
15W UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE OPERATOR
15X AH-64A ARMAMENT/ELECTRICAL/AVIONICS SYSTEMS REPAIRER
15Y AH-64D ARMAMENT/ELECTRICAL/AVIONIC SYSTEMS REPAIRER
15Z AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SENIOR SERGEANT
SPECIAL FORCES - The close-knit team of Army Special Forces members in this MOS community train allied troops and engage the enemy in special operations direct action missions around the world usually with little publicity of their actions. They earn and wear the Green Beret after the completion of their selection and qualifications courses.
18B SPECIAL FORCES WEAPONS SERGEANT
18C SPECIAL FORCES ENGINEER SERGEANT
18D SPECIAL FORCES MEDICAL SERGEANT
18E SPECIAL FORCES COMMUNICATIONS SERGEANT
18F SPECIAL FORCES ASSISTANT OPERATIONS AND INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT
18X SPECIAL FORCES ENLISTMENT OPTION
18Z SPECIAL FORCES SENIOR SERGEANT
ARMOR - The Armor officers and crew conduct ground combat operations using armored vehicles as the M1 Abrams Tank and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Taking the fight to the enemy, the soldiers of the Armor MOS community use their tanks and cavalry/forward reconnaissance operations on the battlefield as the Army's long-range ground fighting force.
19D CAVALRY SCOUT
19K M1 ARMOR CREWMAN
19Z ARMOR SENIOR SERGEANT
SIGNAL CORPS - If the Infantry is the backbone of the Army, the Signal Corps is the spinal cord. Secure communications between the soldier on the ground, helicopter over a combat zone, and the ground commanders is the important task of the signal corps. The gathering of enemy communications and translating and deciphering verbal or nonverbal communications is part of the signal corps specialty skills.
25B INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
25C RADIO OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25E ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM MANAGER
25F NETWORK SWITCHING SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER (del 1310 / 1110 - 21)
25L CABLE SYSTEMS INSTALLER-MAINTAINER
25M MULTIMEDIA ILLUSTRATOR
25N NODAL NETWORK SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25P MICROWAVE SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25Q MULTICHANNEL TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25R VISUAL INFORMATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25S SATELLITE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS OPERATOR-MAINTAINER
25T SATELLITE/MICROWAVE SYSTEMS CHIEF
25U SIGNAL SUPPORT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
25V COMBAT DOCUMENTATION/PRODUCTION SPECIALIST
25W TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS CHIEF
25X CHIEF SIGNAL NCO
25Z VISUAL INFORMATION OPERATIONS CHIEF
JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S CORPS
27D PARALEGAL SPECIALIST
ELECTRONIC WARFARE
29E ELECTRONIC WARFARE SPECIALIST
MILITARY POLICE - Protecting the lives and property on Army installations is the job of the Military Police MOS community. They control traffic, help prevent crime, respond to emergencies on and off base as well as enforce the military laws and regulations. Military Police are also crime investigators with arrest authority. The Military Police MOS also get involved with detecting illegal behavior with police dogs and protect the base they are assigned with bomb-sniffing dogs as well.
31B MILITARY POLICE
31D CID SPECIAL AGENT
31E INTERNMENT/RESETTLEMENT SPECIALIST
31K WORKING DOG HANDLER
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE - The "Intel" Community are responsible for collecting, sharing vital information to combat soldiers concerning targeting, enemy manpower, and capabilities. Pictures, electronic, communications, human, and counterintelligence are methods used to collect information to save soldier's lives on the battlefield.
35F INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
35G GEOSPATIAL INTELLIGENCE IMAGERY ANALYST
35L COUNTER INTELLIGENCE AGENT
35M HUMAN INTELLIGENCE COLLECTOR
35N SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
35P CRYPTOLOGIC LINGUIST
35Q CRYPTOLOGIC NETWORK WARFARE SPECIALIST
35S SIGNALS COLLECTOR/ANALYST
35T MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS MAINTAINER/INTEGRATOR
35V SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE (SIGINT) SENIOR SERGEANT/SIGINT CHIEF (add 1404 / 1210 - 05)
35X INTELLIGENCE SENIOR SERGEANT/CHIEF INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT
35Y CHIEF COUNTER INTELLIGENCE/HUMAN INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT
35Z SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE (SIGINT) SENIOR SERGEANT/SIGINT CHIEF (del 1410 / 1210 - 05)
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
36B FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN
PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS - "Psy Ops" are used to influence the local population not to join insurgencies and be a source of information to assist Army soldiers on the ground. Getting into the head of the enemy combatants and helping them to leave the battlefield would be a vital role of the Psychological Operations Specialists.
37F PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
CIVIL AFFAIRS - The Civil Affairs MOS are communicators, planners, coordinators with a variety of agencies to assist local population in combat zones.
38B CIVIL AFFAIRS SPECIALIST
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S CORPS
42A HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST
42R MUSICIAN
42S SPECIAL BAND MUSICIAN
PUBLIC AFFAIRS
46Q PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST
46R PUBLIC AFFAIRS BROADCAST SPECIALIST
46Z CHIEF PUBLIC AFFAIRS NCO
ARMY ACQUISITION CORPS
51C ACQUISITION, LOGISTICS & TECHNOLOGY (AL&T) CONTRACTING NCO
CHAPLAIN
56M CHAPLAIN ASSISTANT
MEDICAL CMF - Army Healthcare system is supported by the highly trained men and women of the Medical Community MOS. From dentists, surgeons, laboratory technicians, to nurses and nutritionists, the Army Medical Staff is organized to be of assistance in combat zones and stateside hospitals.
68A BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST
68B ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALIST (add 1304 / 1110 - 04)
68C PRACTICAL NURSING SPECIALIST (add 1304 / 1110 - 04)
68D OPERATING ROOM SPECIALIST
68E DENTAL SPECIALIST
68F PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALIST (add 1304 / 1110 - 04)
68G PATIENT ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST
68H OPTICAL LABORATORY SPECIALIST
68J MEDICAL LOGISTICS SPECIALIST
68K MEDICAL LABORATORY SPECIALIST
68L OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SPECIALIST (add 1304 / 1110 - 04)
68M NUTRITION CARE SPECIALIST
68N CARDIOVASCULAR SPECIALIST (add 1304 / 1110 - 04)
68P RADIOLOGY SPECIALIST
68Q PHARMACY SPECIALIST
68R VETERINARY FOOD INSPECTION SPECIALIST
68S PREVENTIVE MEDICINE SPECIALIST
68T ANIMAL CARE SPECIALIST
68U EAR, NOSE AND THROAT (ENT) SPECIALIST (add 1304 / 1110 - 04)
68V RESPIRATORY SPECIALIST
68W HEALTH CARE SPECIALIST
68X BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
68Y EYE SPECIALIST (add 1304 / 1110 - 04)
68Z CHIEF MEDICAL NCO
CHEMICAL
74D CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, AND NUCLEAR (CBRN) SPECIALIST
RECRUITING AND RETENTION
79R RECRUITER
79S CAREER COUNSELOR
79T RECRUITING AND RETENTION NCO (ARMY NATIONAL GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES)
79V RETENTION AND TRANSITION NCO, USAR
TRANSPORTATION - From Sea, Air, Rail, and Land, the Transportation Specialists operate and repair and maintain all transportation vehicles in the Army arsenal.
88H CARGO SPECIALIST
88K WATERCRAFT OPERATOR
88L WATERCRAFT ENGINEER
88M MOTOR TRANSPORT OPERATOR
88N TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
88P RAILWAY EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (RC)
88T RAILWAY SECTION REPAIRER (RC)
88U RAILWAY OPERATIONS CREWMEMBER (RC)
88Z TRANSPORTATION SENIOR SERGEANT
AMMUNITION, MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE, and ORDNANCE
89A AMMUNITION STOCK CONTROL AND ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST
89B AMMUNITION SPECIALIST
89D EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL SPECIALIST
MECHANICS AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE
91A M1 ABRAMS TANK SYSTEM MAINTAINER
91B WHEELED VEHICLE MECHANIC
91C UTILITIES EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
91D POWER-GENERATION EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
91E ALLIED TRADES SPECIALIST
91F SMALL ARMS/ARTILLERY REPAIRER
91G FIRE CONTROL REPAIRER
91H TRACK VEHICLE REPAIRER
91J QUARTERMASTER AND CHEMICAL EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
91K ARMAMENT REPAIRER (del 1310 / 1110 - 28)
91L CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
91M BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE SYSTEM MAINTAINER
91P ARTILLERY MECHANIC
91S STRYKER SYSTEMS MAINTAINER
91X MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
91Z MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
COMBAT ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS REPAIR / MAINTENANCE - Maintaining and repairing highly technical combat electronic systems is the job of the 94 MOS Community.
94A LAND COMBAT ELECTRONIC MISSILE SYSTEM REPAIRER
94D AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
94E RADIO AND COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY (COMSEC) REPAIRER
94F COMPUTER DETECTION SYSTEMS REPAIRER
94H TEST, MEASUREMENT, AND DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT (TMDE) MAINTENANCE SUPPORT SPECIALIST
94L AVIONIC COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
94M RADAR REPAIRER
94P MULTIPLE LAUNCH ROCKET SYSTEM REPAIRER
94R AVIONIC AND SURVIVABILITY EQUIPMENT REPAIRER
94S PATRIOT SYSTEM REPAIRER
94T AVENGER SYSTEM REPAIRER
94W ELECTRONIC MAINTENANCE CHIEF
94X SENIOR MISSILE SYSTEMS MAINTAINER
94Y INTEGRATED FAMILY OF TEST EQUIPMENT (IFTE) OPERATOR AND MAINTAINER
94Z SENIOR ELECTRONIC MAINTENANCE CHIEF
QUARTERMASTER CORPS - The logistics and life's blood of the soldier falls onto the shoulders of the members of the Quartermaster Corps. Providing soldiers with food, water, petroleum, repair parts and other services during any operation is the job of the MOS of the Quartermasters.
92A AUTOMATED LOGISTICAL SPECIALIST
92F PETROLEUM SUPPLY SPECIALIST
92G FOOD SERVICE SPECIALIST
92L PETROLEUM LABORATORY SPECIALIST
92M MORTUARY AFFAIRS SPECIALIST
92R PARACHUTE RIGGER
92S SHOWER/LAUNDRY AND CLOTHING REPAIR SPECIALIST
92W WATER TREATMENT SPECIALIST
92Y UNIT SUPPLY SPECIALIST
92Z SENIOR NONCOMMISSIONED LOGISTICIAN