Army

74D:Chemical Operations Specialist (74D)

These specialists have a very important job: defending the country against the threat of CBRN weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction. Their duties are vital and various, but deal with defense measures and prediction of attacks, as well as decontamination.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Specialists are trained to protect and defend against CBRN threats and Weapons of Mass Destruction. There are many countries that have nuclear weapons, and CBRN threats are a reality that the Army is prepared to react to. Response to CBRN threats must be swift and efficient because a CBRN attack can be lethal and disable targets quickly.

Military Duties Translated:

Working as a CBRN Specialist provides experience with hazardous chemicals that can be used in the civilian employment sector. Soldiers can find positions as Chemical Technicians, Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, or Nuclear Monitoring Technicians.

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

Nuclear Technician