A Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator is an important part of the Army's air defense artillery team. They're part of the Patriot missile system team that maintains and launches this technologically advanced system, which consists of an engagement control station, electronic power plant, communication relay group and up to eight launching stations.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Combat

Military Duties:

These soldiers conduct preventive maintenance checks and service vehicles and operate a 10-ton crane. They'll perform checks and adjustments and load the M60 machine gun, as well as maintenance checks on the Radar Set, the Engagement Control Station, the Guided Missile Transporter, the Launching Station and the Guided Missile Canister (all parts of the Patriot system).

Military Duties Translated:

Respond immediately to citizen calls for assistance and to alarms triggered at homes and businesses Maintain a presence in the community that helps to deter crime and provide support to citizens Help to secure crime scenes and ensure that evidence is not removed or tampered with Act as a police presence at public events and provide security for municipal gatherings Identify potential criminal activity or other hazardous situations and take the proper actions to protect citizens and property

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Police Officer