MOS 350Z—Attache Technician

Attache Technician (MOS 350Z) Description / Major Duties:

Meets with foreign and U.S. visitors, guests, and government representatives ranging to the highest levels of government, military and civilian structures; must be capable of discussing matters of national level policy interest. Coordinates operations and operational support of the Defense Attaché Office. Applies regulations, directives, and procedures necessary for managing HUMINT collection operations. Correlates information regarding operational travel, fiscal matters, personnel and materiel resources, collection strategies, and HUMINT requirements into a collection management plan. Serves as a principal advisor to the Defense Attaché in matters encompassing Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of State, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and policies and procedures of other agencies in the operations and operational support arenas. Advises other Defense Attaché Office personnel and visitors regarding matters of security, protocol, military courtesies, and public affairs. Reads, interprets, and prepares intelligence information reports, technical reports, communications, and other data. Authenticates budgets, purchase orders, obligation liquidation documents, requests for supplies, and any other correspondence necessary to ensure office support.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 350Z

Minimum prerequisites:

  • Must be a SGT (E5) or above and currently hold the “ASI 7“ to apply.
  • Minimum of three years experience in the Defense Attaché System (DAS) and the Accession application must be submitted within two years of completion of the last DAS assignment.
  • Minimum of three NCOERs with one in a leadership position.
  • ALC graduate (All Phases), formerly known as BNCOC.
  • Must have a current Top Secret clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must be currently eligible for access to sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) prior to acceptance into the WOCS. Applicants requiring periodic reinvestigation (PR) must submit their PR paperwork prior to submitting a WO Accession Application.
  • Provide a written recommendation from a senior 350Z (CW3 to CW5) who has direct knowledge of the applicants leadership ability to perform the Attaché mission.
  • Must possess a valid language qualification of R2/W2/L2 recorded on a DLPT within 12 months of submitting a 350Z Accession Packet or having a DLAB with a passing score of 100 or above. Reference AR 11-6 and AR 611-60 for further information concerning foreign language requirements.

Article Last Modified: February 19, 2011

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