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Readers Respond: Do You Have Experience in MOS 89-- Field Ammunition

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Have you ever been assigned to a Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) in MOS 89-- Field Ammunition? If so, tell us what it was like. Did you love your job? Did you hate it? What was your average day like? Share Your Experiences

o28yBA Looking forward to reading more.

o28yBA Looking forward to reading more. Great article.Much thanks again. Really Great.
—Guest http://crorkz.com/


My mos is 89bravo, excited for ait! I hope it's not as bad as some of these ppl say
—Guest 89b noob

What the hell is 89D ??

EOD was and still is 55D (in my thoughts). 27.5 years in EOD. SGM (RET). Who is changing my job? The hell with you politically corret idiots!!
—Guest samschooler


i thought i could get a job outside the army guess not
—Guest 89B

Hoah!!! Ammo

Its only what u make it and ws took our asp back at hood so booyah lol like I said iyayas
—Guest Iyayas


89d is 10 weeks in Ft Lee, 29+3days in Eglin AFB. It requires a high GT score because it is the hardest mentally speaking Mos in the army. less then 20% make it through training. All the other 89series are nothing close to 89d so dont relate the two, they are bullet counters to us. StateSide you do what is called VIPs. you clear places VIPs "President, Foreign Diplomats, such and such" are at/traveling to. 89d is by far one of the best mos in the army. tight nit groups, everyone respects you, fastest promotion table "E-7 by 7", High paying civilian jobs afterwards. Just study hard and dont get distracted and you can make it through the training. Dont fail out or they reclass you to whatever the army needs, Bullet Counters, Horizontal engineering "construction worker" and other jobs. Good Luck
—Guest Brown

Old school 55B

So I was ammo before all the change over to 89, but it was still Redstone back then. Now it's all at Lee, blah. Redstone Arsenal was the bomb! haha As for Mr. Eod at the top up there, I'm glad you enjoy the M3 suit and IED's... haha peace.
—Guest Army Vet


89d is THE only non shitty ammo field. It's not for everyone, and it's one of the hardest schools in the military but it's 100% the best job in the military.
—Guest Eodalltheway


i was an 89b for six years, thru deployments and i loved it. there is a good labor/paperwork balance so i wasnt sitting on my ass all day, but not lifting ammo boxes all day either. a forklift, gerber, and paint markers will be ur best friends with this job. the only bad thing about this mos, and its a huge thing unfortunately, is that it practically doesnt exist stateside. all the ammo work is done by civilians for the most part.
—Guest 89b six years


This job isnt wat u think im in germany now yes germany's cool an all but the job is not wat u think in ait they teach u stuff u wont do im reclassing to 13B at the end of my 2 years
—Guest 89B Ammo Dawg


i just joined 2 days ago for eod and im very excited i got 12 weeks ft jackson and 37 weeks at ft lee
—Guest dylan goen


The training at Redstone is being shifted to Ft. Lee, Phase II training is still at Eglin AFB. Love this job though, I wouldn't change my decision for anything.
—Guest PFC Anderson

89B or 55

Ammo is not a bad field to get into, I made E-5 in 18 months. I did what I was told to do, in a quick military manner. The only bad thing about this MOS is there are not many civilan jobs that counter
—Guest step


From all these responses, I'm not liking the fact that i'm getting ready to be an ammo specilist....
—Guest Lowe

Just in

i just got into the army. i signed up for 89B becasue i knew it was the hard work that i needed. is this a bad idea?
—Guest Guest Iverson

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