Some Examples of Occupational Skill Sets

National Guard Members Learn Through Continuous Training

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These photos were taken by National Guard and Army photographers during actual deployments of the National Guard when called out to aid in dealing with hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters.

In all, the National Guard trains in 107 occupational specialties, with most relevant to civilian jobs.

What skill sets does your company need that National Guard members can bring to your workplace?

 

 

 

Assembling and Operating Power Equipment

to Keep Polling Places Open During Sandy

 

Operating and Repairing Construction

Equipment to Save Homes in Storm Surges

 

New York Army National Guard; Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy

 

New Jersey National Guard; Photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen

     

Providing Vital Medical Services in All Types

of Situations When Seconds Count

 

Organizing Teams to Manage Big Projects

With Life or Death Consequences

 

National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Melissa E. Chatham, DC National Guard

 

Photo by New York National Guard

     

Mastering Complex Machinery Using

Sophisticated Electronic Displays

 

Repairing Old Apartment Electrical Systems

in the Middle of a Hurricane

 

North Carolina National Guard; Photo by Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres

 

Photo by Sgt. Sara Yoke, West Virginia ARNG

     

Managing Large Fleets of Vehicles on

Which People Depend for Their Lives

 

Managing and Maintaining Power and Water Purification Equipment for a Whole Community

 

Photo by Sgt. Rashawn D. Price, Louisiana Army National Guard

 

Photo by Lt. Col. Timothy E. Moran, North Carolina Air National Guard

     

Helping to Manage International Operations

Using the Latest in Global Communications

 

Driving Heavy Trucks with Snow Plows to

Safely Clear Unfamiliar Roads for Ambulances

 

U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy

 

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class A.J. Coyne, Virginia Guard

     

 

 

 

 

 

 
         

 

 

 

 
 

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