MOS 13J, Fire Control Specialist, NCOER Bullets

MOS 13D and 13P merged to form MOS 13J

Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems (FAATDS) software


o assisted in revising the 1-37 FA digital TACSOP improving BOC and POC changeovers with faster digital firing capabilities

o trained and lead Gunnery Group 2 to the highest scores during FY18 Sustainment Gunnery Operations

o 736th CRC took the top two positions including TOP GUN, due to his leadership and expert knowledge

o served as vehicle operator, RTO, and AFATDS operator while deployed

o served as the Fire Direction Center's radio telephone operator, provided continuous support

o as the fire support representative in the SOTF Tactical Operations Center, he effectively tracked and managed fire support assets required for SOTF operations

o earned a final grade of 97% which placed him within the top 20% of the class in Warriors Leaders Course

o served as the BDE RTO during the deployment


Platoon Sergeant

o completed over 100 missions from 2014 to 2016 during which he acted as convoy commander over 100 times with zero losses

o earned Honor Grad for Senior Leader Course (Field Artillery Data Systems Specialist) at the Field Artillery NCO Academy at Ft Sill

o supervised the FDC section on the ASPT training which attained 100% qualification

o helped close 1AD DIV ARTY in Baumholder; preserved, salvaged, and transported 90% of mission-essential equipment

o trained and qualified on all positions throughout the FDC

o provided a realistic lane for the members of 583rd BSB during CTE

o encouraged adoption of changes to the SECFOR SOP that enhanced readiness

o assumed Platoon Sergeant postion with no notice, maintained operations tempo, did not deviate from established standards



Fire Direction Computer

o trained his Soldiers on the Sentinel radar and the FAAD computer system

o served as AFATDS operator, RTO, Supply Specialist, and vehicle operator while assigned

o deployed to Afghanistan in support of OEF IX-X; performance exceeded the standard in all areas

o selected to act as the Fire Direction Center's radio telephone operator

o supported the 1-10FA Gunnery at Bani Rabia Range as the SOG for the security element

o motivated the rest of the platoon to provide 24-hour security for the Bani Rabia Range which enabled Alpha and Bravo Batteries' completion of Table VIII training

o developed PMCS and instructed soldiers on equipment maintenance and troubleshooting of communications equipment

o assisted UMO with packing and documenting movement of equipment and personnel to Kuwait

o executed MOB training requirements which resulted in 100% trained status

o received a CAB and Mechanics badge while deployed to a combat zone

o served as Guidon bearer for the Fort Sill Field Artillary Half section


Tactical Data System Operator

o utilized the Joint Battle Command Platform (JBC-P) effectively; enabled transition to new tool and improved efficiency

o trained peers and superiors on the capabilities of and proper use of the JBCP; multipled section effectiveness

o performed beyond expectations; increased the effectiveness of the battery as a whole


To contribute examples, use this form.

Duty Title

Bullet Comments