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will my prior work history help me with Army career placement?

I have been an animal care technician for the past ten years, and have recently been entertaining starting a career in the army. will the army examine my prior work experience, and will it help me land the job i want, which is a 68t animal care specialist?

Asked By: GK - 7/3/2009
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As HOOAH said, you might be able to get a rank, but it won't improve you chances of getting 68T. You'll still have to score high enough on the ASVAB to qualify for it. It's a small MOS and may not be available at the time you go to sign up. How long are you willing to wait for a spot to open?
Answered By: Heather H - 7/4/2009
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Nope. It mostly has to do with your ASVAB scores.
Answered By: Zero1 - 7/3/2009
 
no. u could be more qualified then half the guys in that rate who are in the military, but even if u get the ASVAB score and there are no openings in the field, then there are no openings... happened to me :( went from financial expert to airplane mechanic lol...
Answered By: Dude - 7/3/2009
 
Not at all... if u were a HUMAN MD it would (u would be rich so why join then)
Answered By: Ryan I - 7/3/2009
 
You may be qualified to enlist under the ACASP (Army Civilian Acquired Skills Program) program. This is a program that may allow you to enlist at a higher rank (based on your experience and MOS you are applying for) and also skip Advanced Individual Training... More
Answered By: HOOAH! It's an Army Thing - 7/3/2009
 
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