Cannon Crewman (U.S. Army)
THIS POSITION REQUIRES YOU TO JOIN THE U.S. ARMY OR ARMY RESERVE.
- Education - Current Senior in High School (HS), HS Diploma, GED, or higher.
A cannon crewman is an important contributor to the Army's success on the battlefield! As an integral part of an artillery team, cannon crewmen are used to supporting infantry and tank units in combat. Cannon crewman primarily works on cannons better known as howitzers, a heavy artillery machine piece with single-barrel firing capability to provide area fire in support of advancing infantry elements.
However, we offer our Soldiers much more than just a paycheck — we offer a purpose-driven career that allows applicants to align their passion points with their professional pursuits. In addition to medical and retirement plans, we offer 30-days of annual leave accrual, paid federal holidays, low-cost life insurance, tuition assistance, and the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
- Operate high-tech weapons systems.
- Calculate accurate firing coordinates under pressure
- Use computer-generated fire direction data to set the elevation of cannon tubes for loading and firing
- Lay weapons for direction, conducting bore sighting and basic periodic tests
- Load and fire howitzers
- Conduct vehicle and weapons maintenance to ensure operability.
- Employ rifles, machine guns, grenades, and rocket launchers during offensive and defensive operations.
- Attend Basic and advanced training (Paid).
- Complete the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
- Submit to the background and medical screening.
- Up to $40K enlistment bonus.
- Student Loan Repayment Programs.
- Tuition Assistance.
- Post-911 GI Bill.
- Tax-Free Housing Allowance.
- Tax-Free Food Allowance.
- Low-Cost Health Insurance (Tricare).
- Low-Cost Life Insurance Policy up to $500K.
- Transferable Technical Certifications.
For more information fill out the form fill in the link below or contact
Staff Sergeant Nathan A. Brewer