Army Officers, leaders in the NY Army National Guard, manage an array of Soldiers and specialties. With career options that range from Infantry to Cyber Corps, Officers are vital to the mission of the NY Army National Guard.
Explore the branch opportunities below.
An adjutant general officer is responsible for providing personnel support that affects Soldiers’ overall welfare and well-being, while assisting commanders by accounting for and keeping Soldiers combat-ready.
Adjutant General Corps Officers are stationed statewide
The financial manager is in charge of the Army’s Finance Corps, who are responsible for sustaining missions through purchases of services and supplies.
Finance Officers are primarily stationed in Downstate NY
A military police officer is responsible for leading the Soldiers that protect lives and property on Army Installations. Officers supervise the execution of the five military police Battlefield functions: Maneuver and mobility support operations (reconnaissance and surveillance), Area security operations (site security and response), Law & order operations (law enforcement and developing host-nation police forces), Internment/resettlement operations (military prisoners and enemy combatants), and Police intelligence operations.
Law Enforcement Officers are primarily stationed in Western and Downstate NY
Armor officers are responsible for tank and cavalry/forward reconnaissance operations on the battlefield. The role of an armor officer is to be a leader in operations specific to the armor branch and to lead others in many areas of combat operations.
Armor Officers are primarily stationed in Western NY
New York National Guard Aviation officers coordinate/lead operations using the UH-60 Black Hawk and the CH-47 Chinook Army helicopters. These operations can haul troops and carry supplies, as well as provide quick-strike and long-range target engagement.
Aviation Officers are stationed at 3 flight facilities in Upstate, Downstate and Western NY
An engineer officer is responsible for providing full support to the wide range of engineering duties in the Army. They can help build structures, develop civil works Paths and even provide combat support.
Corps of Engineer Officers are primarily stationed in Western and Downstate NY
The field artillery officer leads the field artillery branch, who neutralizes the enemy by cannon, rocket and missile fire. The officer must be an expert in tactics, techniques and procedures for the employment of fire support systems.
Field Artillery Officers are primarily stationed in Downstate NY
The infantry officer is responsible for leading the infantry and combined armed forces during land combat.
Infantry Officers are stationed statewide
A Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear officer commands the Army branch that specifically defends against the threat of CBRN weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction. These officers lead an extraordinary chemical unit that is completely dedicated to protecting our nation.
Chemical Officers are stateioned Statewide
Cyber branch is a maneuver branch with the mission to conduct defensive and offensive cyberspace operations (DCO and OCO). Cyber is the only branch designed to directly engage threats within the cyberspace domain.
Cyber Officers are primarily stationed in Upstate NY
The Army’s military intelligence is responsible for all collected intelligence during Army missions. They provide essential information that often save the Soldiers fighting on front lines.
Military Intelligence Officers are stationed statewide
The signal officer leads the Signal Corps, which is responsible for the Army’s entire systems of communication. Officers plan and execute all aspects of communication on a mission and are critical to the Army’s continued success.
Signal Corps Officers are stationed statewide
Ordnance officers are responsible for ensuring that weapons systems, vehicles and equipment are ready and available - and in perfect working order - at all times. They also manage the developing, testing, fielding, handling, storage and disposal of munitions. The explosive ordnance disposal officer leads the Army's preeminent tactical and technical explosives experts. Explosive ordnance disposal officers are the culmination of the best tactical and technical training the Army and civilian academia can provide and lead organizations comprised of similar Soldiers. They are prepared to perform missions in support of Army units worldwide and across all operational environments.
Ordinance Officers are stationed statewide
Quartermaster officers are responsible for making sure equipment, materials and systems are available and functioning for missions. More specifically, the quartermaster officer provides supply support for Soldiers and units in field services, aerial delivery, and material and distribution management.
Quartermaster Corps Officers are stationed statewide
The Transportation Corps is responsible for moving supplies, troops and equipment anywhere on the globe. During war, the Transportation Corps utilizes trucks, boats and airplanes to provide extremely fast support to the combat teams on the frontlines. Transportation officers are experts in the systems, vehicles and procedures of moving troops and supplies in the Army.
Transportation Officers are stationed Statewide