Manpower managers determine the structure, composition, position, and equipment requirements of active and reserve military forces. They determine how many and which capabilities are required to execute a mission and they manage allocation of military and civilian resources. These individuals develop and execute programs to accomplish accession planning and processing, classification and utilization, evaluation, reenlistment, assignment action, retraining, retirement, disciplinary, force development, and force shaping programs.
Manpower managers work in office settings on land or aboard ships.
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Manpower Officers in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
They also offer:
People in this career achieve this level of education.
Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Manpower officers may have an education in management or personnel administration. Job training for manpower officers primarily consists of on-the-job earning in various training environments. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development. Job-specific training content may include: Military personnel policies and objectivesAutomated personnel systemsEqual opportunity policiesManagement and organizational conceptsPerformance evaluation and promotion policies and proceduresManpower and staffing guidelinesRead More
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