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Ammunition Specialist

Job Overview

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Army National Guard
  • Entry Level

As an Ammunition Specialist, you’ll be responsible for the highly specialized care and management of ammunition, explosives, and their components. You’ll perform stock control and accounting duties, and you’ll be in charge of receiving, storing, issuing, and inspecting weapon systems to determine if they need repair or need to be destroyed. This means you’ll be in charge of blowing up expired or partially used explosives and other ordnance in controlled settings, a crucial part of keeping our troops safe.

Skills You’ll Learn

  • Testing & Inspection
  • Weapons Systems
  • Explosives Demolition Operations

Requirements

  • 10 weeks of Basic Training
  • 7 weeks of Advanced Individual Training
  • 91 ASVAB Score: Skilled Technical (ST)

Certifications

  • 14 Nationally Recognized Certifications Available