16E Hawk Fire Control Crewmember

16E MOS
Name: Hawk Fire Control Crewmember
Branch: Army
Rank: Enlisted

Duties

Supervises or serves as member of command and acquisition or firing section of HAWK firing platoon.

The ADA senior sergeant supervises operations or intelligence activities in air defense artillery battalion or higher unit, or serves as principal NCO in air defense artillery battery; in addition, SADA senior sergeants (MOSC 16Z50) must be able to perform the duties of the 4 skill level of MOSs in CMF 16; supervise operations or intelligence functions in air defense artillery battalion or higher level unit; serve as principal NCO of air defense artillery battery or as detachment sergeant of artillery warhead support detachment; provides advice and makes recommendations to the commander and staff on all matters pertaining to enlisted personnel and their families; accompanies the commander on inspections and visits and at ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities facilities and personnel as prescribed by the commander; holds First Sergeants’ or Sergeants’ Major call to announce information and instructions; insures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs of the service, and command regulations or policies; provides counsel and guidance to NCOs and other enlisted personnel of the command; inspects duties performed by subordinate NCOs; notes discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action; assists in reception of visitors to the command; sits as president or member of command promotion board for NCOs, as authorized by regulations; performs other duties prescribed by the commander.

Supervises operations of HAWK missile firing or service platoon; serves as PATRIOT System Evaluator; provides technical expertise to the battalion staff and firing batteries; serves as maintenance chief in a PFASC and forward support elements; applies knowledge of capabilities and limitations of the weapon, command and control system and radar system; assists in planning, organization, and training operations.

Operates fire control equipment in command and acquisition or firing section of HAWK firing platoons; operates engagement simulator in headquarters battery of HAWK missile battalion; operates HAWK fire control equipment in command and acquisition section of HAWK firing platoon; supervises operation of command and acquisition section or supervises subordinate fire control operators in command and acquisition section of HAWK firing platoon.