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The Army’s cybersecurity and IT careers
Established in 1775, the Army is America’s oldest military branch. Back then, an estimated 27,000 soldiers filled the ranks of the Continental Army. Members fought British forces in the American Revolution.
Now, about 250 years later, more than 1 million active duty , reserve, and guard members serve in the Army. The Army’s mission includes deploying “modern manned and unmanned ground combat vehicles, aircraft, sustainment systems, and weapons” in order to “fight, and win decisively against any adversary, anytime and anywhere.”
Highly trained soldiers with 21st-century cybersecurity and information technology skills support the Army’s worldwide mission. Continue reading to learn more about these Army careers. Entry-level Army jobs in cyber and IT
The US military has dozens of IT careers , with every branch continuing to grow its technological arsenal.
The Army has two sets of entry-level career fields that encompass cybersecurity and IT, and nine IT and cybersecurity occupations in total, according to Capt. Mia Figgs, a spokeswoman for the Army’s Recruiting Command Public Affairs Office.
“Many of these military occupational specialties require higher than average composite scores on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery and high school/college transcripts,” Figgs said.Called the ASVAB for short, this test measures your verbal skills along […]