CRYPTOLOGIC LINGUIST (35P)
A cryptologic linguist is primarily responsible for identifying foreign communications using signals equipment. Their role is crucial as the nation’s defense depends largely on information that comes from foreign languages.
- Identifying and analyzing foreign communications
- Recognize changes in transmission modes and tip the appropriate authority
- Provide translation expertise to analysts
- Provide transcriptions and translations from foreign communications
Travel, Dangers, and Advantages
Any member of the U.S. Military needs a High School Diploma or GED.
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training.
Possibly six to eighteen months at the Defense Language Institute if not already fluent in a language.
Three to fifty-two weeks of Advanced Individual Training to learn the exact skills of your MOS