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Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist - 89A

  • Active/Reserve:Both
  • Officer/Enlisted:Enlisted
  • Restrictions:None


The ammunition stock control and accounting specialist operates the Standard Ammunition and Accounting System-Modernized computer hardware and software, and utilizes manual records to perform stock control and accounting procedures for ammunition, explosives and associated explosive components.

Job Duties

  • Perform ammunition supply stock control and accounting duties using both automated and manual procedures
  • Maintain hardware and software systems and manual records required to successfully perform stock control and accounting procedures for ammunition and explosives
  • Requirements

  • Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
  • Training

    Job training for an ammunition stock control and accounting specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Perform functions using the Standard Army Ammunition ModernizedSystem
  • Access to data browser to perform the automated issue, receipt, shipment, turnin and maintenance transfer of ammunition
  • Create radio frequency identification system tags, and create applicable reports and input data
  • Upload/download automated data processing equipment, and perform individual warrior tasks and collective warrior battle drills
  • Helpful Skills

  • Interest in algebra, chemistry, physics, geometry and trigonometry
  • Aptitude for planning and organizing
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Work calmly under stress

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • Skilled Technical (ST) : 91
  • Compensation

  • Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

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