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Computer Systems Specialists
Computer Systems Officers
Information Technology, Computer Science, and Mathematics
Photo 1: Systems technician repairs computer. Photo 2: Systems officer oversees network installation.

The military uses high-tech information technology and computer systems in almost every aspect of its operations. Military computers are used to process payroll and personnel information, control the targeting and firing of weapons systems, account for money, store personnel data, make it easier to communicate around the world, and for many other purposes. Occupations in this career field focus on the design and implementation of technological information and computer systems as solutions to military business and research data and communications support needs.  These types of occupations relate to computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, networks, database administration, management information systems, and mathematics.

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