Ordnance officers are responsible for ensuring that weapons systems, vehicles and equipment are ready and available — and in perfect working order — at all times. They also manage the developing, testing, fielding, handling, storage and disposal of munitions.
- Commanding and controlling operations during land combat
- Coordinate employment of ordnance Soldiers at all levels of command
Job training for an ordnance officer requires completion of the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, where you’ll learn leadership skills, tactics, maintenance and operational aspects of weapons and vehicles used in an ordnance platoon. Your training will take place in classrooms and in the field.
- Physically fit
- Perform under physical and mental pressures
- Make decisions quickly and on your own