MOS 13P, MLRS Operations/Fire Direction Specialist

BN Ammunition NCO

Designated as the Battalion Ammunition NCO within a Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) unit assigned to 3-13th FA; providing rocket/missile fires in support of the 75th FAB; skillfully manages ammunition movement from ammunition supply points forward to firing Batteries; maintains accountability and ensures the physical security of over $55,000,000 worth of operational ammunition; effectively manages and coordinates over $12,000,000 worth of training ammunition; conducts mission analysis to ensure ammunition handling capabilities align with operational requirements; efficiently manages and supervises land and ammunition for 3 Batteries and 1 Company; maintains accountability of equipment valued at $7,200,000; assumes responsibility for the ammunition certification process of 32 ammunition crews.

Section Chief for a HIMARS Battalion

Assumes the role of a Section Chief within a FORSCOM assigned High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Battalion with a worldwide mission as part of the 17th Field Artillery Brigade; takes the lead in fire mission processing and ammunition reload operations, guiding the crew members; supervises the performance of the operator and conducts necessary crew maintenance on the section vehicle; meticulously plans movement routes to and from firing areas; selects launcher emplacement and reload sites; assumes responsibility for the maintenance and supply accountability of one launcher valued at over $2,800,000.

HIMARS Launcher Section Chief

Designated as the Launcher Section Chief of a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS); responsible for the supervision, training, morale, welfare, and daily operations of two Soldiers; meticulously determines the final selection of firing points and hide areas; oversees the execution of fire missions and reload operations; assumes responsibility for the accountability, maintenance, and repair of an M142 HIMARS Launcher and associated equipment valued at over $2.2 million.

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