The 25B Military Occupational Specialty, or MOS, is the position of Information Technology Specialist. The Information Technology Specialist is responsible for the maintenance, processing and troubleshooting of both military computer systems and their operations.
The job training for this position includes ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job training. Information Technology Specialists learn about usage of computer systems and peripheral equipment as well as computer systems concepts during training. This position has a secret security clearance and requires an ASVAB—a military aptitude test—score of 95 in aptitude area ST. Civilian occupations that are similar to 25B MOS include computer systems analysts, computer operators, computer and information systems managers and network and computer systems administrators.