Field Artillery Officer - 13A
- Active/Reserve:Active Duty
The field artillery officer leads the field artillery branch, who neutralizes the enemy by cannon, rocket and missile fire. The officer must be an expert in tactics, techniques and procedures for the employment of fire support systems.
Job training for a field artillery officer requires completion of Basic Officer Leaders Course I & II and the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course. This will provide in-depth knowledge for fire support, observed fire, fire direction and platoon leadership.
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