25U - Signal Support Systems Specialist
As part of the Guard communication maintenance team, Signal Support Systems Specialists are primarily responsible for working with battlefield signal support systems. Signal Support Systems Specialists install and maintain signal support systems and terminal devices, including radio, wire and battlefield automated systems. They also train signal equipment users and provide technical assistance.
The 113-25U10 (R) Signal Support Systems Specialist courses provide reclassification training to Reserve Component personnel on the skills and knowledge required to install, troubleshoot and perform unit level maintenance on the battlefield, manual and automated signal support systems and terminal equipment, deploy and operate dedicated re-transmission stations in a tough, realistic LandWarNet Contemporary Operational Environment (COE) that focuses on technical and tactical skills. This training consists of the following training conducted by the TASS Battalions and the Regional Training Institutes:
1. 113-25U10 (R) Phase 1, Inactive Duty Training (IDT) consists of 149 hours of training on Information Dominance. The student is provided training on the use of computers and networking. Due to deployment requirements, units may be allowed to conduct IDT in the ADT mode.
2.It is highly recommended that students visit the Army e-Learning website to access and complete the read ahead materials in SkillPort prior to attending the highly technical IDT training. The course manager will be responsible for providing students with the guidance required to complete the training and a copy of the Student Guide Advance Sheet.
3.Students may access the following SkillPort Coureses through the Army e-Learning website at https://www.atrrs.army.mil or through the AKO homepage at https://www.us.army.mil:
a. Introduction to Windows XP - ID# 112615b.
b. Installing Windows XP Professional - ID# 113628
c. Up and Running with Microsoft Windows XP - ID# 112954
d. System Reliability and the Desktop in Windows XP Professional - ID# 13713
e. Networking Protocols and Services in Microsoft Windows XP - ID# 113736
f. Resolving Issues with Outlook and Outlook Express - ID# 214818
g. Managing Files, Folders, and Devices in Microsoft Windows XP - ID# 113687
h. Windows XP Advanced - ID# 112554
i. Introduction to Networking - ID# 125066
j. OSI Upper Layers - ID# 64165
k. OSI Layer-3 - ID# 64164
l. OSI Lower Layers- ID# 64163
m. Operating System TCP/IP - ID# 65777,
n. Resolve Issues with the Operating System and Office Applications - ID# 214710
o. Cisco IOS Device Configuration and Management - ID# 84819
p. Applying Cisco Troubleshooting Tools - ID# 40509
q. Identifying, Adding, and Removing PC Systems - ID# 114109
r. Resolving Issues with Hardware and Network Connectivity - ID# 214830
s. Managing and Troubleshooting Devices, Drivers, Local Security, and User Logon - ID# 216159
c. 113-25U10 (R) Phase 2, Active Duty Training (ADT) consists of 149 hours of training on the Army Battle Command Systems (ABCS). There are 14 hours of Capstone/Field Training Exercise (FTX) included as part of ADT training. Students must complete IDT prior to ADT training.
The following are minimum requirements to enter into 113-25U10(R):
- JPAS Printout annotating a security clearance of *SECRET*
- Pre-execution checklist (FORM 350-18-2-r dated July 2009)
- SC and EL score of 95
- PULHES of 111221
- Color vision requirements (Must have Red/Green Yes)
- DA 3349 (Permanent only)
- Must meet the height weight standards in accordance with AR 600-9.
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