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Army MOS 35F Intelligence Analyst

Having access to the correct information is absolutely necessary to plan for our national defense. Intelligence specialists, like the Intelligence Analyst, are integral to providing Army personnel with information about enemy forces and potential battle areas. Intelligence specialists use information derived from all intelligence disciplines to determine changes in enemy capabilities, vulnerabilities, and probable courses of action.

The Intelligence Analyst is primarily responsible for supervising, coordinating and participating in the analysis, processing and distribution of strategic and tactical intelligence. Some of your duties as an Intelligence Analyst may include:

Prepare all-source intelligence products to support the combat commander
Provide support to the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Synchronization process
Receive and process incoming reports and messages
Assist in determining the significance and reliability of incoming information
Establish and maintain systematic, cross-reference intelligence records and files
Integrate incoming information with current intelligence holdings and prepare and maintain graphics
Conduct IPB using information from all sources

Job training for an Intelligence Analyst requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in intelligence gathering. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

Critical thinking
Preparing maps and charts
Military symbology
Preparing intelligence reports
Using computer systems
Introduction to the Distributed Common Ground System Army (DCGS-A)

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Intelligence Analysts supervise and train other Soldiers. As an advanced level Intelligence Analyst, you may be involved in:

Supervise intelligence surveillance, collection, analysis, processing, and distribution activities at all echelons
Consider enemy Order of Battle records in the development of collection tasks
Assess enemy vulnerabilities and probable courses of action
Assist in the preparation of reports on captured enemy material
Draft periodic and special intelligence reports, plans and briefings
Supervise intelligence operations in Corps and Echelons Above Corps (EAC) Analysis and Control Elements (ACE)
Review, evaluate, prepare and execute deployment, employment, and redeployment plans and orders for
intelligence assets
Supervise activities pertaining to organization and training of tactical and technical operations

Related Army Positions
Cryptologic Linguist (35P)
Signals Intelligence Analyst (35N)
Psychological Operations Specialist (37F)

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