Today's Military:

Business Administration and Operations Careers


Business Administration and Operations enlisted personnel record information, fill out reports and maintain files to assist in the operation of military offices. While most servicemembers in this field work in a typical office environment, some specialize in areas such as health care and work in medical offices. Servicemembers in this field must be very organized and should enjoy working and communicating with others.

Possible Responsibilities

  • Type and prepare letters, reports and other documents
  • Organize and maintain paper and electronic files
  • Schedule training and leave for unit personnel
  • Fill out admission and discharge records for hospitalized patients
  • Prepare examination reports
  • Organize and maintain medical records and library materials
  • Prepare awards for unit personnel

Helpful Attributes

Useful school subjects include English, mathematics and business administration. Helpful attributes include:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and plan
  • Computer skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate well

Training Provided

Classroom instruction is provided for jobs in Business Administration and Operations. Sample courses include:

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Preparing Forms and Correspondence in Military Style
  • Medical Records Preparation and Maintenance
  • Setting Up and Maintaining Filing and Publication Systems
Business Administration and Operations Careers.

Possible Military Job Titles

Related Civilian Jobs

  • Office Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Admitting/Discharge Clerk

Related Career Fields

Business Administration and Operations – Officer
Accounting, Budget and Finance – Enlisted
Transportation, Supply and Logistics – Enlisted
Human Resources Management and Services – Enlisted

Related Resources

Enlisting in the Military
Boot Camp
Education Support
Skill Training

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