Career Management Field 15 (Aviation)
Definition/Scope: (ArmyG1) The Functional Area (FA) 15 encompasses operational flying and non-operational aviation positions (less those identified with AMEDD AOC 67J) concerned with the employment and support of Army aviation units and elements. This officer directs and coordinates the employment of Army aviation units in support of land combat operations. The will also provide the Army expertise at all levels of command to develop doctrine and plans essential to the successful employment of Army aviation systems. They will direct training, safety, administration, communications, supply maintenance, transportation, and security activities of aviation units. The mission of the Aviation Branch is to find, fix, and destroy the enemy through fire and maneuver, and to provide combat support and combat service support in coordinated operations as an integral member of the combined arms team. Aviation officers lead missions characterized as combat, combat support, and combat service support, with assignments to Attack, Cavalry, Air Assault, Special Operations, General Support, Air Traffic Services, Unmanned Aircraft System, Maintenance, and Military Intelligence units. The enlisted Career Management Field (CMF) 15 has many specialities positioned within it. They are: Aircraft Powerplant Repairer (15B), Aircraft Powertrain Repairer (15D, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Repairer (15E), Aircraft Electrician (15F), Aircraft Structural Repairer (15G), Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer (15H), OH-58D / ARH Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer (15J), Aircraft Components Repair Supervisor (15K, UH-1 Helicopter Repairer (15M), Avionic Mechanic (15N), Aviation Operations Specialist (15P), Air Traffic Control (ATC) Operator (15Q), AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer (15R), OH-58D / ARH Helicopter Repairer (15S), UH-60 Helicopter Repairer (15T), CH-47 Helicopter Repairer (15U), Observation/Scout Helicopter Repairer (15V), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator (15W), AH-64A Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer (15X), AH-64D Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer (15Y), Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant (15Z).
Used For:CMF 67 (2008)
Acronym:CMF 15 (Aviation)
Broader Terms:Army enlisted career management fields
Related Terms:Army Aviation School