Qualifications of Veteran Candidates
The military provides intensive occupation-specific training to its service members in a wide range of occupational areas. Service members have an opportunity to apply and hone these skills through on-the-job training and experience in what are often challenging work environments. The range of occupational areas in which separating service members perform are shown in the figure below. The largest percentage of enlisted personnel performed in Military Specific occupations which include infantry, weapons systems, and command functions, followed by Installation, Maintenance and Repair, Office and Administrative Support, Construction and Extraction, and Transportation and Material Moving. Although not shown, the largest number of separating officers were classified in Management occupations, followed by Military Specific, Healthcare, and Transportation occupations.