These soldiers not only control air and ground traffic, but they also assist with relocation and installation of air traffic control sites. It includes processing flight plan data, keeping flight logs, records, files and recording of voice communications.
Military Duties Translated:
Monitoring the transit of aircraft on the ground and in the air, using radar, computers and visual references.
Directing pilots through landings and takeoffs at airports
Transferring control of departing flights to other traffic control centers and receiving control of arriving flights
Informing pilots of runway closures, weather impacts and other critical information
Monitoring and managing ground support vehicles such as baggage trucks and aircraft maintenance vehicles
Alerting airport response teams in emergencies