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Complete List of Army Enlisted MOS

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." These are the Army enlisted job fields with the MOSs that fall under that branch.

Interpreter / Translator (MOS 09L)

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 will be designated as either MOS 11B, Infantryman, or MOS 11C, Indirect Fire Infantryman during training. The Infantry MOS includes the following classifications:

Infantryman (MOS 11B)

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

Indirect Fire Infantryman (MOS 11C)

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. MOS 11C is also responsible for navigating between points on the ground, orienting maps, and operating and maintaining communications equipment.

Infantry Senior Sergeant (MOS 11Z)

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. These MOS specialties include:

Engineer Senior Sergeant (MOS 12A)

These officers of the Corps of Engineers serve in a variety of engineering-related roles, including reconnaissance, demolitions, construction, rescue, and training.

Combat Engineer (MOS 12B)

Also known as "Sappers," combat engineers 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.

Other MOS 12 specialties include:

  • Bridge crew member (MOS 12C)
  • Diver (MOS 12D)
  • Quarrying Specialist (RC) (MOS 12G)
  • Construction Engineering Supervisor (MOS 12H)
  • Plumber (MOS 12K)
  • Firefighter (MOS 12M)
  • Horizontal Construction Engineer (MOS 12N)
  • Prime Power Production Specialist (MOS 12P)
  • Power Line Distribution Specialist (RD) (MOS 12Q)
  • Interior Electrician (MOS 12R)
  • Technical Engineer (MOS 12T)
  • Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Operator (MOS 12V)
  • Carpentry and Masonry Specialist (MOS 12W)
  • General Engineering Supervisor (MOS 12X)
  • Geospatial Engineer (MOS 12Y)
  • Combat Engineering Senior Sergeant (MOS 12Z)

Field Artillery Soldiers

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.

MOS 13 specialties that fall into this category include:

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.

Specialties included in this MOS include:


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.

MOS 15 specialties include:

  • Aircraft Powerplant Repairer (MOS 15B)
  • Aircraft Powertrain Repairer (MOS 15D)
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Repairer (MOS 15E)
  • Aircraft Electrician (MOS 15F)
  • Aircraft Structural Repairer (MOS 15G)
  • Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer (MOS 15H)
  • OH-58D Armament / Electrical / Avionics Systems Repairer (MOS 15J)
  • Aircraft Components Repair Supervisor (MOS 15K)
  • UH-1 Helicopter Repairer (RC) (del 1310/1210 - 30) (MOS 15M)
  • Avionic Mechanic (MOS 15N)
  • Aviation Operations Specialist (MOS 15P)
  • Air Traffic Control Operator (MOS 15Q)
  • AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer (MOS 15R)
  • OH-58D Helicopter Repairer (MOS 15S)
  • UH-60 Helicopter Repairer (MOS 15T)
  • CH-47 Helicopter Repairer (MOS 15U)
  • Observation / Scout Helicopter Repairer (RC) (MOS 15V)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator (MOS 15W)
  • AH-64A Armament / Electrical / Avionics System Repairer (MOS15X)
  • AH-64D Armament / Electrical / Avionics Systems Repairer (MOS 15Y)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant (MOS 15Z)

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.

MOS positions in Special Forces include:


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.

Specialties in this MOS include:

  • Calvary Scout (MOS 19D)
  • Armor Crewman (MOS 19K)
  • Amor Senior Sergeant (MOS 19Z)

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.

Specialties in this MOS include:

  • Information Technology Specialist (MOS 25B)
  • Radio operator maintainer (MOS 25C)
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum Manager (MOS 25E)
  • Network Switching Systems Operator-Maintainer (del 1310/110 - 21) (MOS 25F)
  • Cable Systems Installer Maintainer (MOS 25L)
  • Multimedia Illustrator (MOS 25M)
  • Nodal Network Systems Operator Maintainer (MOS 25N)
  • Microwave Systems Operator Maintainer (MOS 25P)
  • Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator Maintainer (MOS 25Q)
  • Visual Information Equipment Operator Maintainer (MOS 25R)
  • Satellite Communication Systems Operator Maintainer (MOS 25S)
  • Satellite / Microwave Systems Chief (MOS 25T)
  • Signal Support Systems Specialist (MOS 25U)
  • Combat Documentation / Production Specialist (MOS 25V)
  • Telecommunications Operations Chief (MOS 25W)
  • Chief Signal NCO (MOS 25X)
  • Visual Information Operations Chief (MOS 25Z)

Judge Advocate General's Corps

MOS 27D serves as a paralegal specialist.

Electronic warfare

MOS 29E serves as an 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.

MOS designations within this category include:

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.

These MOS specialties include:

  • Intelligence Analyst (MOS 35F)
  • Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst (MOS 35G)
  • Counterintelligence Agent (MOS 35L)
  • Human Intelligence Collector (MOS 35M)
  • Signals Intelligence Analyst (MOS 35N)
  • Cryptologic Linguist (MOS 35P)
  • Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (MOS 35Q)
  • Signals Collector / Analyst (MOS 35S)
  • Military Intelligence Systems Maintainer / Integrator (MOS 35T)
  • Signals Intelligence (SIGNIT) Senior Sergeant / SIGINT Chief (add 1404/1210 - 05) (MOS 35V)
  • Intelligence Senior Sergeant / Chief Intelligence Sergeant (MOS 35X)
  • Chief Counterintelligence / Human Intelligence Sergeant (MOS 35Y)
  • Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Senior Sergeant / SIGINT Chief (del 1410/1210 - 05) (MOS 35Z)