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Army Additional Skill Identifiers

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In the Army, "ASI" stands for "Additional Skill Indentifier." ASIs show additional skills, training, and qualification a Soldier may possess, in addition to his/her Military Occupation Specialty ( MOS ). Some ASI's are awarded only to a Soldier in a specified MOS. An example would be ASI C5 (Court Reporter), which is issued only to Soliders in MOS 27D (Legal Specialist). Other ASI's can be awarded to Soldiers in any MOS. An example of this would be ASI P5, "Master Fitness Trainer."

Below is a listing on Army ASI's and SQI's (Special Qualification Identifiers) and what they mean:

A1 M270A1 MULTIPLE LAUNCH ROCKET SYSTEM/HIGH MOBILITY ARTILLERY ROCKET SYSTEM
A2 AVIATION SAFETY
A3 FORCE DEVELOPMENT (TAADS)
A4 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS REPAIRER
A6 BRADLEY M6 LINEBACKER SYSTEM MAINTAINER
A8 MASTER GUNNERY M1/M1A1 TANK
B2 LIGHT LEADERS COURSE
B4 SNIPER
B5 STANDARD ARMY MAINTENANCE SYSTEM (SAMS)
B6 COMBAT ENGINEER HEAVY TRACK
B7 BRADLEY TRANSITION COURSE
B8 ANTI-ARMOR LEADERS COURSE
B9 BRADLEY M2A3/M3A3 OPERATOR/SYSTEM MAINTAINER
C1 GENERAL SUPPORT BAND QUALIFIED
C2 DRAGON GUNNERY
C3 WELL DRILLING
C5 COURT REPORTER
C6 HIGH POWER RADIO OPERATOR/MAINTAINER
C8 TRANSCRIBING/GISTING
C9 MAST AND ELECTRIC POWER PLANT MAINTENANCE
D1 DEFENSE MESSAGE SYSTEM (DMS)/TACTICAL MESSAGE SYSTEM (TMS) SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
D3 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE
D4 AVIATION GENERAL/AVIATION GROUND POWER UNIT
D5 ENGINEER BRADLEY OPERATOR
D6 BASIC DIGITAL NETWORK ANALYST (BDNA)
D9 BATTLEFIELD SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT (BSM)
E1 EXTERNAL PILOT (EP) HUNTER UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE (UAV) OPERATOR
E2 SLEW TO CUE
E3 EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
E4 ATTACHE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
E5 INSTRUMENT MAINTENANCE (POWER STATION)
E7 PROPHET GROUND SYSTEMS OPERATOR
E9 M901 (ITV) GUNNER/CREW TRAINING
F4 POSTAL SUPERVISOR
F5 POSTAL OPERATIONS
F7 PATHFINDER
F8 FLIGHT SIMULATOR (UH1FS) CONSOLE OPERATIONS
F9 ADVANCED FIELD ARTILLERY TACTICAL DATA SYSTEM
G1 CONTRACTING AGENT
G2 STANDARD ARMY RETAIL SUPPLY SYSTEM (SARSS 2AD/2AC/2B)
G3 STANDARD PROPERTY BOOK SYSTEM
G7 C-23 LOAD MASTER/FLIGHT ENGINEER
G9 DEFENSE AGAINST SOUND EQUIPMENT (DASE)
H1 METEOROLOGICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE
H3 PHYSICAL SECURITY OPERATIONS
H5 GLOBAL COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEM (GCCS) ADMINISTRATOR
H7 PETROLEUM VEHICLE OPERATIONS
H8 RECOVERY OPERATIONS
H9 HIGH MOBILITY ARTILLERY ROCKET SYSTEM (HIMARS) REPAIRER
J1 TELEMETRY COLLECTIONS OPERATIONS
J2 COMMUNICATIONS CABLE AND ANTENNA SYSTEMS MAINTAINER
J3 BRADLEY INFANTRY FIGHTING VEHICLE (BIFV) SYSTEM MASTER GUNNER
J4 MEASUREMENT AND SIGNATURES INTELLIGENCE (MASINT) COLLECTION & ANALYSIS COURSE
J5 TECHNICAL ESCORTING
J6 REPRODUCTION EQUIPMENT REPAIR
J7 WHCA CONSOLE CONTROL OPERATIONS
J8 NATIONAL OPELINT ANALYST
J9 TOW FIELD TEST SET (TFTS), (TOW ­GROUND)
K1 SPECIAL OPERATIONS NON-RATED CREWMEMBER
K2 ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS SIGNALS ANALYSIS
K4 M1A2 TANK OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE
K7 AVENGER MASTER GUNNER
K8 MASTER GUNNERY M1A2 TANK
K9 COMBAT ENGINEER MINE DETECTION DOG HANDLER
L1 MASTER FOX SCOUT
L2 CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR (CBRN) RESPONDER
L4 BIOLOGICAL INTEGRATED DETECTION SYSTEMS (BIDS)
L5 NUCLEAR/CHEMICAL (N/C) RECONNAISSANCE
L6 NUCLEAR/BIOLOGICAL/CHEMICAL RECONNAISSANCE
M2 CYTOLOGY SPECIALTY
M3 DIALYSIS SPECIALTY
M5 NUCLEAR MEDICINE SPECIALIST
M6 PRACTICAL NURSE
M7 INTERMEDIATE (INTER) ANALYSIS
M8 DRUG AND ALCOHOL COUNSELING
N1 AIRCRAFT CREWMEMBER STANDARDIZATION INSTRUCTION
N2 NONDESTRUCTIVE TEST EQUIPMENT (NDTE)
N3 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SPECIALIST
N4 HEALTH PHYSICS SPECIALIST
N5 DENTAL LABORATORY SPECIALIST
N7 STRATEGIC DEBRIEFING AND INTERROGATION
N9 PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY
P1 ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALIST
P2 EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT SPECIALIST
P3 EYE SPECIALIST
P5 MASTER FITNESS TRAINER
P9 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ASSISTANT
Q1 PATRIOT ADVANCED CAPABILITIES (PAC) III SYSTEM
Q2 AVIATION LIFE SUPPORT EQUIPMENT (ALSE)
Q3 ECHELON ABOVE DIVISION (EAD) HIGH-TO-MEDIUM ALTITUDE AIR DEFENSE (HIMAD) SYSTEM
Q5 SPECIAL FORCES COMBAT DIVING, MEDICAL
Q8 TACTICAL AIR OPERATIONS
Q9 TRAFFIC ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
R1 ROUGH TERRAIN CARGO HANDLER
R2 M981 FIRE SUPPORT TEAM VEHICLE (FIST\V)
R4 STRYKER ARMORED VEHICLE OPERATIONS/MAINTENANCE
R8 MOBILE GUN SYSTEM MASTER GUNNER
S2 MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE (POWER STATION)
S3 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE (POWER STATION)
S5 COMMUNITY IMAGERY ANALYSIS COURSE
S6 SPECIAL FORCES COMBAT DIVING, SUPERVISION
S7 FOREIGN COUNTERINTELLIGENCE
T1 ENHANCED POSITION LOCATION AND REPORTING SYSTEM (EPLRS) NET CONTROL STATION (NCS) AND ENHANCED GROUND REFERENCE UNIT (EGRU) OPERATOR
T2 ENHANCED POSITION LOCATION & REPORTING SYSTEM NETWORK MANAGEMENT ENHANCED GRID REFERENCE UNIT NET CONTROL STATION (NCS-A) OPR/MAINT
T3 GROUND-BASE MIDCOURSE DEFENSE (GMD) SYSTEM
T4 PATRIOT MASTER GUNNER
T6 TACTICAL EXPLOITATION SYSTEMS
U1 M1A2 ABRAMS TANK AND BRADLEY M2A3/M3A3 DS/GS MAINTENANCE
U2 SHADOW UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE (UAV) REPAIR
U3 HUNTER UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE (UAV) REPAIR
U4 POWER LINE DISTRIBUTION
U6 FIELD ARTILLERY WEAPONS MAINTENANCE
V1 M1A1 ABRAMS INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT (AIM) TANK SYSTEM MAINTAINER
V2 HEAVY ASSAULT BRIDGE (HAB)SYSTEM MAINTAINER
V5 MILITARY POLICE INVESTIGATION
V7 GUIDANCE COUNSELING
W1 SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMBAT MEDIC
W2 CIVIL AFFAIRS MEDICAL SERGEANT
W3 SPECIAL FORCES TARGET INTERDICTION OPERATIONS
W4 CIVIL AFFAIRS TRAUMA MEDICAL SERGEANT
W5 OH­58D QUALIFICATION
W7 SPECIAL FORCES UNDERWATER OPERATIONS
W8 SPECIAL FORCES MILITARY FREE FALL OPERATIONS
X1 AH-64 MAINTENANCE
X2 PREVENTIVE DENISTRY SPECIALTY
Y1 TRANSITION
Y2 TRANSITION
Y3 TRANSITION
Y6 CARDIOVASCULAR SPECIALTIST
Y8 IMMUNOLOGY AND ALLERGY SPECIALIST
Z2 AUTOMATIC MESSAGE SWITCHING CENTER OPERATIONS
Z4 AUTOMATIC MESSAGE SWITCHING CENTER OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE
Z5 ENLISTED AIDE
Z6 MILITARY WORKING DOG (MWD) HANDLER
Z8 TECHNICAL ELINT COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
1A JSTARS E8-C SYSTEMS OPERATOR

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