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One of the biggest jobs for Soldiers on post is to keep all equipment in operating condition in case it is needed.

 

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One of the biggest jobs for Soldiers on post is to keep all equipment in operating condition in case it is needed. Some Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) in this field include helicopter repairer, wheeled vehicle mechanic and tank system maintainer.

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