AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
The Army National Guard uses powerful technology to collect information from foreign signals, and it's the Signals Intelligence Analyst who makes it possible for the Guard to use this information to their advantage.
Analyzing foreign communications helps our military experts better plan our Nation's defense. As a Signals Intelligence Analyst, you will intercept and analyze foreign communications; relay intelligence reports regarding combat, strategic, and tactical intelligence information; and study and locate radio signals to understand the tactics and organization of foreign military forces.
• Maintain analytical working aids and databases
• Assist in the emplacement, camouflage, and recovery of surveillance systems
• Prepare technical and tactical intelligence reports
Some of the Skills You'll Learn
• Analyzing communications information using technical references
• Preparing technical and tactical intelligence reports
• Interest in working with radio equipment
• Enjoy finding clues that help answer questions
• Ability to remain alert doing repetitive tasks
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with government agencies like the NSA, the FBI, and the CIA, or other companies in private electronics and communication
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for a Signals Intelligence Analyst consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which includes practice in operating radio equipment.
The National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. military that serves both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment's notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time. Guard Soldiers' primary area of operation is their home state.
The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you. Contact a recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the Army National Guard.