ERIC Number: ED317731
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Military Career Paths. Career Progression Patterns for Selected Occupations from the Military Career Guide.
Military Entrance Processing Command (DOD), North Chicago, IL.
This document was developed in response to requests from guidance professionals for information about career progression in the military. It presents descriptions of typical career development patterns over a 20-year period for 25 enlisted and 13 officer occupations. The enlisted occupations are: administrative support specialists, air crew members, air traffic controllers, aircraft launch and recovery specialists, aircraft and automobile mechanics, boiler technicians, carpenters, computer programmers, electronic instrument and weapons systems repairers, food service specialists, infantry personnel, machinists, marine engine mechanics, medical service technicians, military police, personnel specialists, radar and sonar equipment repairers and operators, radio equipment repairers, X-ray technicians, religious program specialists, reporters and newswriters, and special operations forces. The officer occupations are: airplane navigators and pilots, civil engineers, infantry officers, intelligence officers, lawyers, meteorologists, nuclear engineers, physicians and surgeons, registered nurses, ship and submarine officers, supply and warehousing managers, and transportation managers. In addition to the career descriptions, the document includes information on how to read the career descriptions, an introduction to careers, a section on developing a career plan, general information on enlisted careers and officer careers, a section on career mapping, and a 21-item glossary of military terms. Numerous color photographs illustrate the text. (CML)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Career Guidance, Career Ladders, Career Planning, Enlisted Personnel, Military Service, Occupational Information, Officer Personnel, Vocational Education
U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command, Attn: MEPCT, 2500 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064-3094.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Parents; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Military Entrance Processing Command (DOD), North Chicago, IL.
Note: For a related document, see CE 054 422. Photographs will not reproduce well.