Combat mission support officers ensure that everything is in the right place at the right time during military operations. They provide battle management from specialized aircraft, ground locations, and ships. Combat mission support officers normally specialize according to their area of expertise.
This career is part of the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security cluster Security and Protective Services pathway.
A person in this career:
- Develops plans, policies, and procedures for battle management.
- Trains, establishes standards, and conducts evaluations of unit personnel.
- Advises commanders of ground, air, and naval units on deployment of combat forces.
- Assists in the planning and execution of combat operations.
- Directs the movement of resources within the combat zone.