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  • Mos: 88m

    I would like to know more about my MOS, I know it entitles transportation but what exactly is it? what kind of vehicles will i be using? and how long is the AIT? if anyone knows i would be very grateful.

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    Re: Mos: 88m

    88M is basically a truck driver.

    AIT is 7 weeks and is at Fort Bliss, Texas I think

    Heres a Description I found somewhere:

    Operates all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways for support of combat operations. Manages entrucking and detrucking of personnel being transported. Oversees and checks proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers. Secures cargo against inclement weather, pilferage, and damage. Operates vehicle component material handling equipment (MHE), as required. Employs land navigation techniques. Must be knowledgeable with the operation of radios and weapons when they are mounted on the vehicle. Performs vehicle self-recovery and field expedients to include towing vehicles. Corrects or reports all vehicle deficiencies; supports mechanics where necessary. Prepares vehicles for movement/shipment by air, rail, or vessel.

    Provides guidance to subordinates in accomplishing their duties. Organizes and participates in convoys. Dispatches vehicles; verifies vehicle logbooks. Receives and fills requests from authorized persons for motor transport. Compiles time, mileage and load data. Operates the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Transport (HEMETT), Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET), and Palletized Loading System (PLS) vehicles to include performing self-recovery operations.

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      Re: Mos: 88m

      thanks for the info. im curious now if i can drive a humvee or will i be stuck driving an heavy vehicles.

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      • #4
        Re: Mos: 88m

        Oh you will, I get to drive Humvees and I'm a 15T...mostly its for optempo at my unit or going out to the flight facilty

        But LMTV's are nicer to drive haha. Idk about your unit but all the humvees at mine have no A/c. LMTV's do

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