25R Visual Information Equipment


A visual information equipment operator-maintainer is responsible for filming, script editing and recording military operations and news events that support Army operations.

Job Duties

  • Handle television receivers/monitors, cameras and various studio accessories
  • Operate motion/still photo imaging equipment and closed circuit systems
  • Control visual imagery satellites, microwaves, Radio Frequency transmissions and cable distribution systems


Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Job training for a visual information equipment operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Motion picture equipment operation
  • Audio recording and using sound equipment
  • Scripting and special effects techniques

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in creative/artistic work
  • Preference for working as part of a team
  • Experience in school plays or making home movies

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25R Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer


551st Signal Battalion
Fort Gordon, GA 30905
Battalion Staff Duty  (706)-791-4124
DSN number  (312) 780-4124
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