Military job specialties – army cmf and mos gastroenterology


Special Forces is an elite military organization that employs specialized elements to accomplish specifically directed missions in times of peace and war. Although CMF 18 MOS are not entry level positions, an SF soldier with specialized training, skills, knowledge and personal development can obtain worthwhile employment in law enforcement, personal security or national security agencies.

In the past few years, the field of communications and telecommunications has grown increasingly important, so much so, that almost every large corporation or government agency literally depends on such devices for successful day-to-day operation. As a civilian with Army experience, there are employment opportunities in information technology, communications systems, radio and television stations, AV production houses, government agencies, schools, and colleges.

Upon returning to civilian life, a soldier may find considerable opportunities in police, security or investigative employment. The background acquired in the Army could be applied to a career with a federal, state or local law enforcement agency, or in the fields of correctional or industrial security.

Corporations, government agencies, and other organizations highly regard intelligence experience for selected civilian jobs, because it represents abilities that are usually associated with managerial and executive-level work – abilities that establish integrity, loyalty, and trustworthiness.

Experience as a PSYOP specialist develops skills in basic marketing techniques from market segmentation, analysis of consumer behavior to advertising and sales promotion. The soldier is further exposed to data processing, graphics manipulation, broadcast journalism, and videography. An assignment within Psychological Operations provides the soldier considerable formulation of information strategies that involves joint, combined, and interagency coordination. All CMF 37 soldiers receive basic foreign language and airborne training. Cultural orientation is derived from oconus experience.

Human resources experience can lead to a career in HR and management in every type of company as well as in government service. Private industry and business, as well as public service agencies, have experienced a continuing need for competent administrative personnel. Whether in the Army or in civilian life, administrative workers are the backbone of effective and efficient management.

Employment opportunities for civilian musicians can range from moderately to highly competitive, depending on the job or type of work being sought. Typical employers of musicians are theaters, radio and television stations, concert halls, schools, colleges, recording studios – just about anywhere that music is played.

With the training and experience acquired by doing Army public affairs work, an individual is well qualified for similar civilian work. Typical employers would be corporations, advertising, and public relations agencies, broadcasting stations and government agencies.

Machines play such an important role in our lives that just about anywhere you go, you will find them in use; and wherever they are used, someone is needed to keep them going. Manufacturing plants, industries, construction companies and apartment buildings all utilize equipment that is closely related to the kinds in the Army.

The Army s Quartermaster Branch studies and utilizes modern business methods to ensure the efficient and effective support of soldiers and worldwide Army operations. Our relationship to fundamental business practices and industrial influence make Quartermaster skills in the Army s Supply and Service arena easily transferable to civilian industries. Skills learned through classroom and on-the-job training vary greatly by MOS. Some examples that are easily transferable to civilian industry are supply data processor, inventory specialist, warehousing manager, food service management, mortuary sciences, airload and parachute preparation, fabric and upholstery repair and commercial laundry skills (hospital and hotel). Comparable employment is often found in civilian industries and the civilian job sector uses skills learned in every Quartermaster MOS.

The Army produces thousands of petroleum and water specialists each year. The schooling received coupled with on-the-job training, provides an immeasurable experience that can be easily transferred to the civilian sector. Petroleum and water jobs entail much more than pumping fuel or water. The skills learned in these MOSs can be utilized in a host of civilian jobs including petroleum storage, distribution, environmental safety, and laboratory analysis of petroleum products. Skills learned when working in the water field include water production and analysis, storage, distribution, and environmental safety measures. Civilian employment opportunities exist with petroleum storage facilities, airport fuel operations, local fuel distributors, industrial laboratories, and civilian water production facilities.

Civilian opportunities in aircraft maintenance are related directly to Army positions. There are aircraft manufacturers, commercial airlines, and corporate aircraft – all of which are required by federal law to have routine inspections, maintenance, and servicing.