The Bradley Fighting Vehicle is the finishing act in battle.
Supporting Cavalry and Infantry operations, the Bradley destroys
enemy forces on the frontlines and helps Soldiers command the
field. As a member of the team that keeps the vehicle running and
operating properly, the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer
is a vital part of the Army National Guard's military
Some of your duties may include: diagnosing and troubleshooting
malfunctions; performing maintenance and on-board direct support
tasks on suspension systems and steering systems; performing
maintenance on fire extinguisher and suppression systems; and
performing maintenance on gas particulate systems, vehicular
mounted armament, and associated fire control systems.
Some of the Skills You'll Learn
* Engine repair and tune up
* How to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
* Repair and replace body panels, fenders, power packs, weapons
systems, and radiators
* Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
* Preference for solving mechanical problems
Through your training, you will develop the skills and
experience to enjoy a civilian career at auto and construction
equipment dealers, farm equipment companies, and state highway
agencies. You'll be able to pursue a career as a mechanic who works
on carburetors, transmissions, radiators, construction equipment,
or endless track vehicles.
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
Job training for a Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer
requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic
Soldiering skills, and 23 weeks of Advanced Individual Training.
Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the