Community and recreation specialists provide support services to military personnel. These services include offerings such as community housing, food service, physical fitness facilities, laundry services, libraries, youth and outdoor recreation activities, arts and crafts, ceremonies, and unit-level sports. Community and recreation specialists are also available to help personnel and their families during wartime and other crises.Explore this career outside the military
Community and recreation specialists typically work indoors when planning and organizing events or maintaining facilities, or outdoors when conducting recreational activities.
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Community and Recreation Specialists in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Community and recreation specialists in the Military will gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience. Training topics relate to administering community programs, and may include: Contracting (for services and supplies)Facility/program operationsCash handling Retail and leisure operationsEvent planningRead More
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