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Cannon Crewman

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Denver
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


A cannon crewman is an important contributor to the Army's success on the battlefield! As an integral part of an artillery team, cannon crewman are used to support infantry and tank units in combat. Cannon crewman primarily work on cannons better known as howitzers, a heavy artillery machine piece with single-barrel firing capability to provide area fire in support of advancing infantry elements.
However, we offer our Soldiers much more than just a paycheck we offer a purpose-driven career that allows applicants to align their passion points with their professional pursuits. In addition to medical and retirement plans, we offer 30-days of annual leave accrual, paid federal holidays, low-cost life insurance, tuition assistance and the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Core Responsibilities
Operate high-tech weapons systems.
Calculate accurate firing coordinates under pressure
Use computer-generated fire direction data to set elevation of cannon tubes for loading and firing.
Lay weapons for direction, conducting bore sighting and basic periodic tests.
Load and fire howitzers
Conduct vehicle and weapons maintenance to ensure operability.
Employ rifles, machine guns, -grenades and rocket launchers during offensive and defensive operations.
Basic Qualifications:
Age - 17 to 34 years old
Education - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED or higher
Citizenship - U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Submit to background and medical screening
Additional Requirements:
Attend Basic and advanced training (Paid)
Complete the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
Submit to background and medical screening
Up to $40K enlistment bonus
Student Loan Repayment Programs
Tuition Assistance
Post-911 GI Bill
Tax Free Housing Allowance
Tax Free Food Allowance
Low Cost Health Insurance (Tricare)
Low Cost Life Insurance Policy up to $500K
Transferable Technical Certifications
For more information fill out a lead card or contact
Staff Sergeant Nathan A. Brewer
Phone- 303-209-9872

Required qualifications: 17 years or older
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Background check
Drug screening
At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Denver, Council Bluffs , Cannon Crewman, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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