MULTIPLE LAUNCH ROCKET SYSTEM (MLRS/HIMARS) CREWMEMBER (13M)

A multiple launch rocket system crewmember is responsible for operating and maintaining the entire multiple launch rocket system. They support infantry and tank units by supplementing cannon artillery during combat.

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Rocket and missile systems play a crucial role as part of the Army’s field artillery arsenal.  

They ensure battlefield success by supplementing rocket and missile artillery in support of infantry and tank units during combat.  

Operating and maintaining this essential equipment, is the responsibility of the Multiple Launch Rocket & High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Crewmember.    

This career field requires individuals who are interested in rocket and missile technology, and qualify for a secret clearance, are physically and mentally fit to perform under pressure, and have an ability to work as a member of a team.  

After successfully completing Army Basic Combat Training, you will attend 6 weeks of Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.  

You will be responsible for operating and maintaining the entire multiple launch rocket system,  driving and maintaining the M270A1 (M.L.R.S.) and the M142 High Mobility Rocket System (HI-MARS),  resupplying vehicles, reloading ammunition, testing and maintaining the fire control systems, missile and rocket pods, and radio sets and communication systems in all vehicles.    

After successfully completing A.I.T, you will be eligible for worldwide assignments.  As a M.L.R.S. & HI-MARS Crewmember, you may have an opportunity to advance in your career through additional technical, tactical, and leadership training.    

The skills, knowledge, and leadership experience you acquire may help you transition from the military to the civilian work force in whatever career you may choose to pursue.  Multiple Launch Rocket System and High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Crewmember; an essential member of the field artillery team, King of Battle.