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Artillery and Missile Crew Members - 55-3014.00

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O*NET-SOC Description

Target, fire, and maintain weapons used to destroy enemy positions, aircraft, and vessels. Field artillery crew members predominantly use guns, cannons, and howitzers in ground combat operations, while air defense artillery crew members predominantly use missiles and rockets. Naval artillery crew members predominantly use torpedoes and missiles launched from a ship or submarine. Duties include testing, inspecting, and storing ammunition, missiles, and torpedoes; conducting preventive and routine maintenance on weapons and related equipment; establishing and maintaining radio and wire communications; and operating weapons targeting, firing, and launch computer systems.

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Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Advanced TOMAHAWK Weapon Control System (ATWCS) AN/SWG-4 Operator and Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aegis Fire Control Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Air Defense (AD) Battle Management System Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Air Defense (AD) Enhanced Early Warning System Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Air Defense (Reporting Code) (Army - Enlisted)
  • Anti-tank Missileman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Artillery Senior Cannoneer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • ATWCS Launch Control Group Replacement (LCGR) Operation and Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • AVENGER Crewmember (USAR/NG only) (Army - Enlisted)
  • Basic Field Artillery Man (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cannon Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cannon Fire Direction Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • CHAPARRAL Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Combat Surveillance and Target Acquisition Crewman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data System Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Basic (Army - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Cannoneer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Computer Systems Specialist Training Accession Reporting Code (Army - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Fire Controlman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Sensor Support Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Target Acquisition Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Field Illumination Crewman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Fire Control Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Fire Control Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fire Control Technician B (Ballistic Missile Fire Control) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fire Control Technician G (Gunfire Control) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fire Controlman (AEGIS) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fire Controlman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fire Support Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Flash Ranging Crewman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Former DS (Navy - Enlisted)
  • GCS MK 160 MOD 4 Fire Control Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Guided Missile Launching System (GMLS) MK 26 ORP Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Guided Missile Launching System MK 26 MODS 0, 1, and 2 Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Guided Missile Launching System MK-13 MOD 4/MK-22 MOD 1 Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Gunner's Mate (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Gunner's Mate Basic (Navy - Enlisted)
  • GWOT Support Assignment-Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • HARPOON (AN/SWG-1A) Engagement Planning Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • HAWK Fire Control Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • HAWK Missile Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • HAWK Missile System Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • HERCULES Fire Control Crewman (Army - Enlisted)
  • HERCULES Missile Crew Member (Army - Enlisted)
  • High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • HONEST JOHN Rocket Crew Member (Army - Enlisted)
  • In-Tube Conversion Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Individual Augmentation (IA) Support Assignment-Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Joint Fire Support Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • LANCE Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • LANCE Crewmember/MLRS Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Light Air Defense Artillery Crewmember (Reserve Forces) (Army - Enlisted)
  • Low Altitude Air Defense (LAAD) Gunner (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Man Portable Air Defense System Crewmember (RC) (Army - Enlisted)
  • Man Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Master Fire Control Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile and Missile Checkout Technician (TRIDENT D-5 SWS SSBN) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Tech (MK 88 MOD2 FC Sys w/TRIDENT-I Backfit SSBN or MK 98 MOD O FC Sys w/TRIDENT-I SSBN) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Technician (MK 98 MOD 1) TRIDENT II D-5 SWS (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Technician (TRIDENT I (C-4) SWS) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Technician (TRIDENT II (D-5) SWS) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Technician (TRIDENT-I SSBN) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Technician TRIDENT II SWS D-5 Backfit (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) Advanced Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Operations/Fire Direction Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)/High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Nuclear Weapons Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • PATRIOT Fire Control Enhanced Operator/Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • PATRIOT Launching Station Enhanced Operator/Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • PATRIOT Missile Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • PERSHING Missile Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Planning Series - MK-57 Vertical Launching System (VLS) Fleet and Shore Based Systems Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • ROLAND Systems Crewmember (Reserve Forces) (Army - Enlisted)
  • SERGEANT Missile Crewman (Army - Enlisted)
  • SGT YORK Air Defense Gun Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Space and Missile Defense Operations (Army - Enlisted)
  • SSN 719-783 Submarine Vertical Launch System Tube Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • SSN/SSBN Weapons Equipment Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Stinger Anti-Terrorist Weapon (ATW) Operator Maintenanceman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Automated Fire Control Systems Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • TOMAHAWK Weapon System (Surface) Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Torpedoman NEC (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Torpedoman's Mate (Navy - Enlisted)
  • VULCAN Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Warhead Maintenance Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Aircraft-Armament Mechanic (Government Service)
  • Fire-Control Mechanic
  • Ordnance Artificer (Government Services)

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Aircraft-Armament Mechanic
  • Field Artillery Crewmember
  • Fire-Control Mechanic
  • Ordnance Artificer
  • Redeye Gunner
  • Vulcan Crewmember