Military Occupational Specialty ( Mos ) Essay examples

940 Words Jan 12th, 2015 4 Pages
Soldiers in the 35P Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) face many challenges as the progress through their language school and Advanced Individual Training (AIT). They spend six to 18 months focusing all their attention on learning a second language at an accelerated pace and when they have accomplished that daunting task they are sent to Goodfellow Air Force Base to learn the technical aspect of their MOS, usually another three or four months of training. By the time a 35P Soldier arrives at their first duty assignment they have two or more years of service. They have received extensive training in language and technical aspects of their job, but they have received little, if any, tactical training pertaining to their jobs. For those Soldiers assigned to a FORSCOM unit, the lack of tactical training has posed a problem for tactical unit commanders and they demand a fix. Improving the tactical training provided to 35P Soldiers coming through Goodfellow has long been discussed, and could be a simple fix.
The most preferred method of training to improve tactical skills of 35P Soldiers is to bring back the Communications Electronic Warfare Equipment Operator’s Course (CEWEOC) or Prophet Operator’s Course. These courses provided follow on training specifically to Soldiers who were assigned to a FORSCOM unit which focused on the tactical aspect and skills of 35P Soldiers. The course length was 6 weeks and the curriculum was aimed at teaching the equipment that Soldiers would…

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