25V

Combat Documentation/Production Specialist (25V)


Combat Documentation/Production Specialists are primarily responsible for supervising, planning and operating electronic and film-based still, video and audio acquisition equipment in order to document combat and non-combat operations. Some of your duties as a Combat Documentation/Production Specialist may include:

Operating broadcast, collection, television production and distribution equipment

Creating visual information products in support of combat documentation, psychological operations, military intelligence, medical, public affairs, training and other functions

Performing maintenance on motion, still and studio television cameras as well as darkroom equipment

Preparing captions for documentation images

Working with writers, producers and directors in preparing and interpreting scripts

Planning and designing production scenery, graphics and special effects

Operating media equipment and special effect devices, including cameras, sound recorders and lighting

Following script and instructions of film or TV directors to move cameras, zoom, pan or adjust focus

Training


Job training for a Combat Documentation/Production Specialist consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 27 weeks, five days of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you learn are:

Motion picture equipment operation

Audio recording

Scripting and special effects techniques

Maintenance of public address sound equipment

Helpful Skills


Helpful attributes include:

Interest in creative and artistic work

Preference for working as part of a team

An interest in photography, graphics, art, speech and drama

Experience in school plays or making home movies



 



 

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15th Regimental Signal Brigade
Building 29603, Barnes Ave
Fort Gordon, GA 30905
Battalion CQ 706-791-8314
DSN number (706) 791-8314
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