Infantry Operations Specialist

Collect, evaluate, and prepare operation and intelligence information.
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What do Infantry Operations Specialists do?

Collects, evaluates, and prepares operation and intelligence information at battalion or higher headquarters for combined arms combat operations: Assists superior in organizing and operating unit operations section when deployed in field. Prepares operation maps, maintains situation maps, indicating location, strength, tactical deployment and emplacements of friendly and enemy units. Receives and records on situation maps pertinent information obtained from intelligence and reconnaissance reports, using conventional signs and symbols. Prepares and maintains operations journal which contains briefs of important written and oral messages received and sent, notations of periodic reports, orders, and specified matters that pertain to section or unit. Assists superior in preparing war diaries and special reports upon completion of operation. Prepares orders, training orders, memorandums, schedules, status, and periodic reports.


Should I be an Infantry Operations Specialist?

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

  • Also known as: Advanced Military Source Operations Specialist, Expeditionary Warfare Intelligence Specialist See More

    How to Become an
    Infantry Operations Specialist

    Infantry Operations 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 Infantry Operations Specialist-related education!
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