MOS Description


(Closed to Women)

Cannon Crewmember

Major Duties - The cannon crewmember supervises or serves as a member of field artillery cannon section or ammunition section.

Entry Level - Establishes and maintains radio and wire communications. Maintains, prepares, and loads ammunition for firing. Stores, maintains, and distributes ammunition to using units as a member of battery or battalion ammunition section. Operates and performs operator maintenance on prime movers, self-propelled howitzers, ammunition vehicles, and other unit vehicles. Performs crew maintenance and participates in organizational maintenance of weapons and related equipment.

Skill Level 2 - Supervises handling, transportation, accountability, and distribution of ammunition. Assists section chief in supervision of howitzer operations, maintenance, and training. Lays weapon for direction, conducts bore sighting and basic periodic tests. Supervises the operation, loading, and maintenance of the Field Artillery Ammunition Support Vehicle.

Specific Qualifications for Initial Award of MOS:

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