Army MOS 25V Combat Documentation and Production Specialist
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  • Operate and perform unit level maintenance on motion, still and studio television cameras
  • Operate electronic and film based processing, editing, audio and printing darkroom equipment
  • Prepare captions for documentation images
  • Operate and perform maintenance on assigned vehicles and power generators

Job training for a Combat Documentation/Production Specialist requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic
Soldiering skills, and 26 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom
and part in the field. Some of the skills you learn are:

  • Motion picture equipment operation
  • Audio recording
  • Scripting and special effects techniques
  • Maintenance of public address sound equipment

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Combat Documentation/Production Specialists provides guidance, supervises and train Soldiers within the same
discipline. As an advanced level Combat Documentation/Production Specialist, you may be involved in:

  • Supervise and provide technical guidance to subordinate documentation/production team members
  • Monitor, operate and perform unit level maintenance on master control system
  • Align and adjust video cameras
  • Prepare video reports for review by commanders and planning staff
  • Operate and perform maintenance on still video transmission systems

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you learn as a Combat Documentation/Production Specialist will help prepare you for a future with civilian film production
companies, government audiovisual studios, radio and television stations and advertising agencies. You'll be qualified to pursue a
career as a motion picture camera operator, audiovisual production specialist, sound mixer, recording engineer, or broadcasting and
recording technician.
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Army MOS 25V Combat Documentation/Production Specialist    

While the Army may not produce movies that involve Hollywood movie stars
or speeding car chases, television and film productions are still an important
part of Army communications. Films are used to train personnel and to
record military operations, ceremonies and news events. Audiovisual and
broadcast technicians, such as the Combat Documentation/Production
Specialist, perform many specialized tasks, ranging from filming to script
editing to operating audio recording devices.

Combat Documentation/Production Specialists are primarily responsible for
supervising, planning and operating electronic and film-based still, video
and audio acquisition equipment in order to document combat and
non-combat operations.

Some of your duties as a Combat Documentation/Production Specialist may