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89A - Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist


Basic Job Description

The ammunition stock control and accounting specialist operates the Standard Ammunition and Accounting System-Modernized (SAAS-MOD) computer hardware and software and utilizes manual records to perform stock control and accounting procedures for ammunition, explosives, and associated explosive components.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:Perform ammunition supply stock control and accounting duties using both automated and manual procedures.

Maintain hardware and software systems and manual records required to successfully perform stock control and accounting procedures for ammunition and explosives.

Training Information

Job training for an ammunition stock control and accounting specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Perform functions using the Standard Army Ammunition Modernized-System
  • Access to data browser to perform the automated issue, receipt, shipment, turn-in and maintenance transfer of ammunition
  • Create radio frequency identification system tags, and create applicable reports and input data
  • Upload/download automated data processing equipment, and perform individual warrior tasks and collective warrior battle drills

ASVAB Score Required: 91 in aptitude area ST

Security Clearance: Confidential

Strength Requirement: very heavy

Physical Profile Requirement: 222221

Other Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Similar Civilian Occupations

  • None yet established

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