MOS 46Q and MOS 46R were combined and are now MOS 46S, Public Affairs Mass Communications Specialist.
46Q30 Public Affairs NCO
The role entails conducting extensive research, meticulously preparing, and proficiently disseminating news releases, articles, web-based content, and captivating photographs pertaining to the activities and personnel of the Army. Moreover, it involves gathering comprehensive information for military news programs and publications within the unit and across the Army. Additionally, this position involves generating innovative ideas for news articles, arranging and conducting interviews, collecting pertinent data for commercial media usage, crafting compelling news releases, feature articles, and editorials. The Public Affairs NCO is also responsible for providing media training, as well as serving as an escort or liaison with civilian media outlets.