Acquisition professional candidates are members of the acquisition work force. They assist in planning, directing, coordinating, and supervising specific functional areas that pertain no the acquisition of equipment/weapons. This MOS wi1l be assigned only as a skill designator MOS.
The acquisition professional candidate participates as an associate project officer primarily assigned to provide expertise to acquisition management officers in highly technical functional areas that pertain to the acquisition of equipment and weapon systems. The responsibilities may range from providing assistance in the areas of project initiation, systems development, systems engineering, test and evaluation management, Integrated logistics support management, systems manpower and training requirements, life-cycle system support management, etc., to the management of project technical data and documentation.