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TRANSPORTATION OFFICER Details


OVERVIEW
The Transportation Corps is responsible for moving supplies, troops and equipment anywhere on the globe. During war, the Transportation Corps utilizes trucks, boats and airplanes to provide extremely fast support to the combat teams on the front lines.

Transportation officers are experts in the systems, vehicles and procedures of moving troops and supplies in the Army.

JOB DUTIES
  • Command and control transportation operations and combined Armed Forces during land combat
  • Coordinate employment of transportation Soldiers at all levels of command in U.S. and multinational operations


TRAINING
Job training for a transportation officer requires completion of the Transportation Basic Officer Leader Course, where you will learn leadership skills, tactics, maintenance and operational aspects of weapons and vehicles. Your training will take place in classrooms and in the field.

HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Self-discipline
  • Physical fitness
  • Ability to perform under physical and mental pressures
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and on your own


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with privately owned moving companies or freight operators.