91 ORDNANCE OFFICER

OVERVIEW
Ordnance officers are responsible for ensuring that weapons systems, vehicles and equipment are ready and available—and in perfect working order—at all times. They also manage the developing, testing, fielding, handling, storage and disposal of munitions.

JOB DUTIES

  • Command and control operations during land combat
  • Coordinate employment of ordnance Soldiers at all levels of command


TRAINING
Job training for an ordnance officer requires completion of the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, where you’ll learn leadership skills, tactics, maintenance and operational aspects of weapons and vehicles used in an ordnance platoon. Your training will take place in classrooms and in the field.  

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Self-discipline
  • Physical fitness
  • Ability to perform under physical and mental pressures
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and on your own


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS               
While there is no directly related job for an ordnance officer in the civilian world, the leadership skills you acquire as an Army officer will help you in many types of careers. Being an officer in the Army is most closely related to being a key manager in a corporation. 

X Enlisted
+ Officer
+ Active Duty
+ Army Reserve
+ Open to Women
+ Entry Level