Navy

A410:Aerographer's Mate

They are Enlisted Sailors who carry out physical work to help Navy Oceanographers and Meteorologists get accurate forecasts. Navy Forces uses this forecast information to plan for their activities in any physical environment. They monitor the state of maritime conditions and analyze climatological data to develop precise forecasts for different locale around the world.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Being the Navy’s meteorological and oceanographic experts Using instruments that monitor weather characteristics such as air pressure, temperature, humidity, and wind speed and direction. Distributing weather data to aircraft, ships and shore-based commands. Serving as an important part of the Information Warfare Community in its mission to gain a deep understanding of the inner workings of adversaries and develop unmatched knowledge of the battlespace during wartime.

Military Duties Translated:

Recording and analyzing data from worldwide weather stations, satellites, radars and remote sensors. Interpreting observations from the land, sea and upper atmosphere. Providing customers (such as civil aviation companies, broadcast companies and military units) with weather reports/forecasts. employing mathematical and physical formulae and using computer modelling applications to help make long and short range weather predictions

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

Meteorologist