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Signal Officer Details


OVERVIEW
The signal officer leads the Signal Corps, which is responsible for the Army's entire system of communication. Officers plan and execute all aspects of communication on a mission and are critical to the Army's continued success.

JOB DUTIES
  • Maintain the Army's voice, data and information systems
  • Make tactical decisions
  • Coordinate employment of signal Soldiers at all levels of command


TRAINING
Job training for a signal officer requires completion of the Signal Officer Basic Course, where you learn the skills and operational aspects that are used in the Signal Corps.

HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Self-discipline, confidence and intelligence
  • Physical and mental fitness to perform under pressure
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Capable of bearing numerous responsibilities


FUTURE CIVILAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in fields such as business management. Being an officer in the Army is closely related to holding a managerial position in a corporation.