Writer's Guide to Government Information

Resources to inject real life detail into your fiction

Army Careers

Army Careers – http://www.goarmy.com/careers-and-jobs.html

Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:

  • What are the skills desired in an Army Public Affairs Specialist?
  • What are the duties of an engineer officer?
  • What bonuses are currently offered by the US Army?
  • What are helpful skills for a cryptologic linguist to have?

Description:

Browseable and searchable list of US Army jobs. Jobs are browseable by category and searchable by keyword or MOS#. You can also view a list of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) jobs or take a guided search of Army occupations.

Each job sheet will indicate whether the speciality is active duty, open to women, enlisted and/or officers, plus whether it is considered entry level.

This will be followed by the following sections:

  • Overview
  • Job Duties
  • Requirements
  • Training
  • Helpful Skills
  • Required ASVAB Scores(s)
  • Compensation
  • Education Benefits
  • Future Civilian Careers
  • Related Jobs

This site should be very helpful in fleshing out the duties and backgrounds of your US Army characters.

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