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Jobs You Probably Didn’t Know Exist In The Army

Did you know that the Army hires musicians and culinary specialists?

It can be difficult to find the right career. You need something that suits your skill set but also empowers you to be your best. Many people find that in the U.S. Army, which trains soldiers to serve in more than 200 different jobs touching everything including the arts, science, tech, medicine, and more. If you're looking for a new career, check out some of these surprising Army positions.

1. Cyber Network Defender

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2. Technical Engineer

Three technical engineers using survey equipment at a site

3. Musician

People in Army uniforms playing in a band in front of palm trees and flags

4. Parachute Rigger

Four people descending from the sky with parachutes

5. Signals Intelligence Voice Interceptor

A person in an Army uniform practicing language translation on a whiteboard

6. Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember

A person in an Army uniform operating a launching station

7. Special Forces Candidate

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8. Culinary Specialist

A person in an Army uniform stirring a big pan of food

9. Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Specialist

Four soldiers having a discussion around a desk

10. Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Specialist

A soldier in protective gear washing a vehicle with a power sprayer

11. Practical Nursing Specialist

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Learn more about the surprising range of careers available in the U.S. Army at