Usually working in an office setting with both military and civilian personnel, admin specialists are professional Soldiers. Ensuring the proper handling of personnel matters for Soldiers throughout the entire Vermont Army National Guard, administration specialists make sure Soldiers are taken care, assisting with everything from pay to legal issues to processing personal data.
Public Affairs Specialist work to get the Vermont National Guards story out to the public and it's members. Through interviews, research, press release, website articles, and production videos you will share the work of the men and women of the Vermont Army National Guard. Soldiers who take on this role will hold a special role in impacting the publics perception of who we are within the community.
Job training for Soldiers in the Administrative Field consists of ten weeks of Basic Combat Training (BCT) plus 7-12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) depending on your specialty. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Depending on your job specialty there will be a mixture of classroom and field training.