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Heavy-Duty Maintenance

By joining the Army National Guard, individuals gain the opportunity to learn new job skills.

Heavy-Duty Maintenance
Army National Guard

By joining the Army National Guard, individuals gain the opportunity to learn new job skills. The mechanic and maintenance field in particular features many different Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs), including power-generation equipment preparer, construction equipment repairer and computer detection systems repairer.

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