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19K (pronounced Nineteen Kilo ) is the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) for the United States Army's M1 Armor Crewman (i.e. a crew member aboard an M1 Abrams tank).


Physical demands rating and qualifications for initial award of MOS. One must possess the following qualifications:

  • Physical Demands Rating = Very heavy
  • Physical profile (The PULHES Factor) = 111121 or better
  • Correctable vision of 20/20 in one eye and 20/100 in other eye
  • Normal color vision
  • A minimum score, of 87 in aptitude area CO (ASVAB/GT score)
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 19K course conducted under the auspices of U.S. Army Armor School) mandatory
  • The highest rank an individual may reclassify into MOS 19K is rank of SGT (E-5).

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