As a Shower/Laundry and Clothing Repair Specialist in the Army National Guard, you will play an important role in the daily lives of Soldiers by ensuring that they have clean uniforms and clean shower facilities.
It takes a variety of skills and disciplines to ensure that the men and women of the military have clean, wearable clothes, whether at home base or in the field. The Soldiers of this specialty set up mobile shower and laundry facilities in the field, as well as do laundry, repair fabric, and sew buttons.
• Receive bulk, individual, or organizational laundry
• Operate mobile laundry system, shower units, light duty sewing machines, and associated equipment
• Alter sizes, and repair uniforms and zippers
• Operate and maintain sewing, darning, and button machines
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in supervising or managing a commercial laundry for a hotel or resort; as an equipment manager for a sports team; or as a tailor.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for a Shower/Laundry and Clothing Repair Specialist consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.
The National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. military that serves both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment’s notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time. Guard Soldiers’ primary area of operation is their home state.
The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you. Contact a recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the Army National Guard.