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Exhibit Dates: 9/10Present.
May have progressed to Information Warfare Technician from Cryptologic Technician (CT) or Intelligence Specialist (IS).
Chief warrant officers (Cryptologic Technician) are officer technical specialists in all phases of operations conducted by the Naval Security Group Command (NAVSECGRU). These operations include Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Signals Security (SIGSEC), and electronic warfare as well as functions of administration, personnel, electronic maintenance, communications, Communications Security Material System (CMS), and technical research in support of the operating forces and the national cryptologic effort; provide the overall technical supervision, in accordance with appropriate directives required in employing NAVSECGRU resources, equipment, and manpower; supervision of the installation and maintenance of electrical, electro-mechanical, and electronic equipment, and the conduct of communications, administration of CMS functions. They may serve as, but are not limited only to, watch officers, division officers, assistant electronic maintenance officers, administrative officers, assistant operations officers, and officers-in-charge at naval communication stations, or in various operational and staff billets.
Communications topics include briefing, electronic communication, oral presentations, report writing, supplier communication, and vendor communication. Technical writing topics include appropriate styles and format, audience analysis, graphics, operations orders, page layout designs, plans, standard operating procedures, and technical reports. Network management topics include network configuration, network hardware, network installation, network maintenance, and network software. Leadership topics include career planning, counseling, ethics, evaluation, mentoring, motivation, recruitment, retention, and training. Management topics include bonuses, budget administration, damage control, decision-making, human resource management, planning, resource management, rewards, and risk management.
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in communications, 3 in technical writing, and 3 in network management. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in leadership and 3 in management (9/10)(9/10).