Intelligence analysts take information gathered by intelligence agents and use it to figure out what the enemy is up to, what they might do or where they might go next, and what resources they have available to them. Intelligence analysts handle highly sensitive information and make decisions and recommendations used to determine combat, undercover, and other missions.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Preparing intelligence reports and maintaining and establishing intelligence records and files. Determining how reliable and significant incoming intelligence information might be, because sources of information are not always accurate or reliable and must be critically analyzed for importance. Identifying national threats and ensuring that critical information gets to superiors and decision-makers. Putting new data in context with existing intelligence so that commanders and agents have the most up-to-date information possible. Preparing battlefield reports and analyzing and evaluating any changes in enemy positions or capabilities.

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