Command and Control Specialist

Operate and monitor communication consoles.
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What do Command and Control Specialists do?

Operates and monitors communication console to receive and relay command and control information or instructions: Observes signal light on communication console and presses switch to open or close communication channel. Receives communiques concerning such items as unknown aircraft, deployment of equipment and troops, or emergency situation. Records message and notifies designated personnel concerning communique, following manual procedures, or presses switch to facilitate direct communication between originator and appropriate action addressee. Relays information to originating source or specified individuals to initiate action to be taken.


Should I be a Command and Control Specialist?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Command Post Craftsman, Special Warfare Combatant Crewman, Tactical Air Control Party

    How to Become a
    Command and Control Specialist

    Command and Control Specialists generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Command and Control Specialist-related education!
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