Maintenance

Army 91M MOS: Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer

They were named after the great General, Omar Bradley. Bradley Fighting vehicles have been used extensively in recent wars and conflicts, especially in Iraq and Afghanistan. Naturally, whenever you have Army equipment, you must have personnel who are trained to maintain and repair that equipment. In today’s post, I am going to tell you about …

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Army Maintenance History: 25 Cool Facts

Since the beginning of the United States Army, maintenance has been a prime directive to keep equipment operational. In those days, maintenance may have consisted of putting new shoes on horses, or possibly changing a wagon wheel. No matter where or what, maintenance had to be performed. So essentially, Army maintenance has its roots as …

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Army Maintenance Levels: What You Should Know

A key factor in having highly functional Army units is maintenance. While maintaining equipment and supplies does not sound like a glorious job to have, the men and women who perform maintenance functions have very important positions. Without properly maintained equipment, the Army will be running on less than 4 gears. In today’s post, we …

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Army 915A MOS: Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer

Did you ever notice in your years of growing up, those friends and acquaintances that just had a natural ability of working on vehicles? I believe almost all of us had that certain person who we just knew could figure out any problem we were having with our car. These are the type of people …

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Army 914A Warrant Officer: Allied Trades

The United States Army would not be able to operate if there were not individuals who could repair and maintain the wide range of machinery that is utilized in day to day operations. The Army 914A Warrant Officer carries much of these responsibilities. In today’s post we are going to research the position of the …

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Army Award for Maintenance Excellence (AAME) Competition: 10 Things You Should Know

Today, I want to take a few moments to educate you about the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence competition.  This is a prestigious award designed to recognize military units for maintenance excellence.  In the paragraphs below, I’m going to share a 10 things you should know about the program, so you have a better understanding …

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Army Battle Damage Assessment and Repair (BDAR): What You Should Know

If you’re a small unit leader who is responsible for equipment, you should take the time to educate yourself about BDAR.  BDAR stands for “Battle Damage Assessment and Repair.”  It is a program designed to return disabled equipment rapidly to combat or to enable the equipment to self recover. If I had to describe BDAR …

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Army Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team (MAIT): 11 Things You Should Know

If you’re serving in the Army at the small unit level, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the MAIT program.  MAIT stands for Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team.  What I want to do in the paragraphs below is share 11 things you should know about the program so you have a better understanding of what …

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