MOS 42S—Special Band Member

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 42S, Band:

PULHES: 222222
Physical Demands Rating: N / A
Required ASVAB Score: N / A
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
Training Length / Location: Unknown
Other Requirements

Band (MOS 42S) Description / Major Duties:

The special band member performs as a musician or in direct support of the mission of The U.S. Army Band, U.S. Army Field Band, U.S. Military Academy Band, or the 3rd Infantry (The Old Guard) Fife and Drum Corps. Use of MOS 42S is restricted to the special bands only.

Duties for MOS 42S at each skill level are:

MOSC 42S3O. Performs as instrumentalist or vocalist in field music detachment or special band. Serves in administrative, training, supply, or operations positions.

MOSC 42S4O. Performs as solo instrumentalist or vocalist, NCO in an instrumental group, band support technician, administrative and supply support, library support, and a senior vocalist music annotator / commentator.

MOSC 42S50. Serves as principal NCO in instrumental or vocal group, special band, or support section.


Other Requirements for Award of MOS 42S:

(1) Be acceptable to commander of special band.

(2) Meet qualifications listed in AR 614-200 or the civilian acquired skills criteria listed in AR 601-210.

Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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