Human Intelligence Collector

Military Intelligence
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises and conducts tactical HUMINT collection operations that include, but are not limited to, debriefings, interrogations, and elicitations in English and foreign languages for positive intelligence and force protection information; screens Human Intelligence (HUMINT) sources and documents to establish priorities for exploitation; under CI supervision, plans and participates in counterintelligence and Force Protection Operations (CFSO).

Translates and exploits captured enemy documents, foreign language and open source publications. Prepares and edits appropriate intelligence and administrative reports; utilizes CI/HUMINT reporting and communications equipment; uses interpreters and manages interpreter/translator operations; conducts liaison and coordination in foreign language with host nation agencies; conducts analysis and performs briefings as required.

Skill Level 1 Under supervision, conducts debriefings and interrogations of HUMINT sources in English and foreign languages; assists in screenings of HUMINT sources and documents; participates in CFSO; translates written foreign material and captured enemy documents into English. Prepares appropriate intelligence reports; acts as an interpreter/translator for intelligence matters and materials.

Skill Level 2 Reviews and edits translations of foreign documents and material for accuracy and completeness. Performs difficult interrogations and translations. Screens, assesses, and debriefs (in foreign language) refugees and defectors to fulfill strategic intelligence requirements. Debriefs US prisoner of war returnees and other friendly sources to obtain information for military intelligence. Prepares Information Intelligence Reports (IIR). Conducts liaison in foreign language with Host Nation agencies. Interprets foreign language into English or English conversations and ensures the accurate exchange of statements, ideas, and intent.

Skill Level 3 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides guidance to subordinate soldiers. Directs the conduct of interrogation, translation, and interpretation functions. Assists in directing counterintelligence force source protection operations (CFSO). Edits interrogation reports, translation reports, and IIR's. Monitors interrogations and translations for accuracy and completeness. Determines requirements for summary, extract, or complete translations of documents.

Skill Level 4 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Supervises interrogation, interpretation, and document exploitation activities. Conducts intelligence interrogation training.

Skill Level 5 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Supervises strategic debriefing center and theater interrogation center. Plans, coordinates, and supervises intelligence interrogation training and operations.

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Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
95 total from GS+WK+PC+MK+MC
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Other Qualifications: 
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 97E course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center) mandatory. Must also complete formal language training or meet the civilian acquired skills criteria listed in AR 601-210.
  • A qualifying score on the English Comprehension Level Test (ECLT 7200L or its replacement)
  • A qualifying score on the Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) as prescribed by AR 611-6.
  • Security clearance of SECRET
  • Meet career management and development criteria contained in AR 600-200, AR 614-200, and DA Pam 351-4.
  • No record of court-martial
  • No record of conviction by a civil court for any offense other than minor traffic violations
  • No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence, or medical records which will prevent the granting of security clearance under AR 380-67
  • Never been a member of the U.S. Peace Corps, except as specified in AR 614-200, chapter 1
  • Good voice quality and be able to speak English and foreign language idiomatically and without objectionable accent or impediment.
  • Normal color vision
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