The United States Army operates every day based on the best intelligence it can gather on everything from locations of targets to the movements of opposing troops and vehicles. This intelligence is important to make sure that the soldiers doing their job in the field will be given the opportunity to stay as safe as possible as they complete their missions. This is why the job of the intelligence analyst in the US Army is so important.
What You Will Do
When you work as an intelligence analyst in the United States Army you will be responsible for making sure that the intelligence which has been gathered through different means will get the attention that it needs. You will look at all information to see whether it is important and how it can be applied to the different missions which are in operation. You will then be responsible for making sure that the information is passed along through the right channels.
The Training You Will Get
Making sure that you know what you are doing is of the utmost importance. This is why you will go through basic training as well as 13 weeks of advanced training. You will learn through classroom settings as well as through hands-on training to make sure that you understand what you are looking for and how to apply it in every day, real world applications. Click on the link above to find out more about this and other jobs available in the US Army.