MOS 35M—Human Intelligence Collector

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 35M, Human Intelligence Collector:

PULHES: 222221
Physical Demands Rating: medium
Required ASVAB Score: ST: 91
Enlistment Bonus: Level 5
Security Clearance: Secret but TS SCI will be required October 2012
U.S. Citizenship: Required
AIT Length / Location: 18 weeks, 3 days at Ft Huachuca, Arizona
Other Requirements

Human Intelligence Collector (MOS 35M) Description / Major Duties:

The human intelligence collector is able to operate as part of an Army modular component to a Joint Task Force organization and conducts operations in a joint/combined operations environment. Supervises and conducts HUMINT collection operations. These operations include, but are not limited to, screenings, debriefings, interrogations of civilians on the battlefield (COB), enemy prisoners of war (EPW) and detainees to establish priorities for exploitation; source operations within the area of intelligence responsibility; triage and exploitation of captured or confiscated documents and media. The objective of HUMINT is to identify adversarial elements, intentions, compositions, strength, dispositions, tactics, equipment, personnel and capabilities. Prepares and edits appropriate intelligence and administrative reports; utilizes communications equipment; uses interpreters and manages interpreter/translator operations; plans and participates in HUMINT Military Source Operations (MSO);under Counterintelligence (CI) supervision, may assist in the performance of CI tasks as assigned (MOSC 35M1O only) at skill level 3 and above, translates and exploits captured enemy documents, foreign language and open source publications; conducts liaison and coordination in English and foreign languages with host nation agencies.

Duties for MOS 35M at each skill level are:

MOSC 35M1O. Under supervision, conducts debriefings and interrogations of HUMINT sources; assists in screening HUMINT sources and documents; participates in HUMINT source operations; performs analysis as required and prepares appropriate intelligence reports; assists in intelligence support to threat vulnerability assessments. Note: No language requirements for Active Army (AA) or the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) for this skill level. U.S. Army National Guard (ARNG) skill level 1 Soldiers requires a language.

MOSC 35M2O. Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Plans and conducts interrogations, elicitations and debriefings of HUMINT sources in English and foreign languages. Assists in the screening of HUMINT sources and documents; participates in HUMINT source operations; reviews and edits translations of foreign documents; performs translation and exploitation of captured enemy documents, foreign and open source documents; prepares and reviews operational reports; uses interpreters; acts as an interpreter/translator for more complex intelligence matters and materials. Conduct briefings as required.

MOSC 35M3O. Performs duties shown in preceding skill levels and provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Supervises, plans, conducts elicitations and debriefings in English and foreign languages; screens HUMINT sources and documents to establish priorities for exploitation; plans and participates in HUMINT source operations. Performs translation and exploitation of captured enemy foreign and open source documents; prepares and reviews appropriate intelligence and operational reports; uses interpreters and manages interpreters/translator operations; conducts liaison and coordination in English and target language; performs analysis as required and conducts briefings. Serve as unit command language program manager (CLPM). Note: Language requirement for all components (AA, ARNG, IRR and USAR) with this skill level is required.

MOSC 35M4O. Performs duties shown in preceding skill levels and provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Manages interrogation, debriefing and screening; plans and participates in HUMINT source operations. Manages document exploitation operations in a combined or joint environment in war, conflict and peace; establishes and manages a language training program for language personnel; manages HUMINT collector personnel.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 35M:

(1) Normal color vision .
(2) Security eligibility:
(a) Prior to October 2012, Soldier must meet SECRET security eligibility requirements to be awarded this MOS.
(b) Effective October 2012, the Soldier must meet TOP SECRET (TS) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access eligibility requirements to be awarded this MOS. For clearance requirements to attend training, refer to the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS).
(c) U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) and the Army National Guard will submit Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) packets requesting TS/SCI eligibility determination for future Soldiers in MOS 35M with a scheduled ship date on or after 1 October 2008.
(d) Effective 1 October 2008, in-service Soldiers recruited into MOS 35M, while not currently required to possess more than a SECRET eligibility, will submit SSBI packets requesting TS/SCI eligibility determination during their reenlisting processing.
(e) Soldiers currently holding MOS 35M, who have not previously been granted TS/SCI eligibility, will submit SSBI packets requesting TS/SCI eligibility not later than 1 October 2011 in order to meet the revised full implementation date of 1 October 2012 for possessing TS eligibility and SCI access eligibility to hold the MOS.
(3) Demonstrates a clear enunciation and comprehension of English and good standard English grammar skills. Applicants who are not native-born citizens or who have not attended U.S. schools since the age of 6, must obtain a minimum score of 80 in reading and listening on the English Comprehension Level Test (ECLT) or American Course Language Placement Test (ACLPT). The Executive Agent for English is the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC).
(4) Soldiers accessing into this MOS must have a minimum qualifying score on the Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) or a qualifying score of L2-R2 (listening-reading) on the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) in a required and documented foreign language. The current and approved minimum DLAB score for accessions into this MOS at any given time will be reflected in the REQUEST program in accordance with the category of languages required and being recruited. If initial DLPT score is below L2-R2, the DLAB must be administered. The Soldiers must have a DPLT score of at least L2-R2 (listening and reading) and S2 (speaking) prior to award of MOS. A qualifying DLAB and DPLT score is not required for initial entry Soldiers.
(5) MOS closed for reclassification to Soldiers who have been deemed permanently non-deployable in accordance with AR 614-30, AR 40-501, AR 220-1 and AR 600-8-101. Soldiers must meet the minimum criteria for retainability stated in AR 600-60, paragraph 4-2(b) and be fully deployable to all locations and echelons.
(6) MOS closed for reclassification at SFC, MSG, and SGM, except for those Soldiers within CMF 35.
(7) No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence, or medical records that would prevent the granting of a security eligibility under AR 380-67 (para 3.401.a).
(8) No record of conviction by court martial.
(9) No record of conviction by civil court for any offense other than minor traffic violations.
(10) Meet career management and development criteria contained in AR 614-200 and DA Pam 351-4.
(11) Formal training (completion of MOS 35M course conducted under the auspices of the USAIC&FH, Ft Huachuca, AZ mandatory or meet the ACASP criteria per paragraphs (a) thru (d) below.
(a) Meet additional requirements for MOS under AR 614-200.
(b) Have reading and listening comprehension of at least “2” in needed foreign language in accordance with AR 11-6. Language proficiency testing will be accomplished at MEPS under AR 601-270 for applicants who claim proficiency in needed foreign language and meet above requirements.
(c) Successfully complete 35M HUMINT Collector course.
(d) Special instructions are as follows:
1. Requirements for MOS 35M for (RA) will be reflected on the REQUEST program “RPTCAS”. Requirements for USAR will be obtained from unit’s vacancy lists.
2. Persons who enlist through this program will not receive language acquisition training upon accession, but may attend language enhancement training courses throughout their careers. On the addendum to DA Form 3286-68 (for RA), DA Form 3540 series (for USAR), guidance counselors will complete the statement to indicate the enlistee’s language. (Example: “I understand that my civilian acquired skill as a Korean Linguist, MOSC 35M1LKP, will be recognized under enlistment and”). The MOSC to include the proper language identifier also will be entered as shown above.
3. Language requirements.
a. Not a requirement for U.S. Army active component skill level 1 and 2 Soldiers and/or accessing into MOS 35M is a requirement for AA skill level 3 Soldiers (and all components, AA, ARNG, IRR and USAR).
b. A requirement for U.S. Army National Guard component skill level 1 Soldiers. To be determined by U.S. Army National Guard Reserve components for Soldiers requiring a language at skill level 1.

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 35M:

N7—Strategic Debriefing.
S1—Source Handler (Skill level 2-4 only).
V4—Advance Source Handler (Skill level 3-4 only).

Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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