14H:Air Defense Enhanced Early Warning System Operator (14H)

These soldiers provide extremely important information about incoming enemy aerial and missile attacks. They do this by operating, maintaining, moving, and placing radars and other modern computer equipment in various locations/environments.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

An MOS 14H utilizes advanced communications equipment and complex military computers to evaluate and communicate incoming data related to enemy aerial and missile attacks. They are responsible for preparing and deploying air defense equipment and any related systems. They are sometimes responsible for setting up a unit command post. This includes establishing radio and wire communications, system placement, and initialization. Soldiers are required to establish and maintain connections with Allied, Joint, and other Air Defense units. Any possible threats from earth to space are identified, tracked, detected, engaged, and neutralized by these individuals. They do this by maintaining computer data links and networks for early detection, which allows for situational awareness and air threat data.

Military Duties Translated:

This is a technical position that opens doors in areas such as Information Technology and Networking. The majority of the duties will match with positions such as Air Traffic Controller and Network and Computer System Administrator.

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

Air Traffic Controller