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88M Motor Transport Operators

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About 88M

The U.S. Army Transportation Corps' 88M Motor Transport Operators are disciplined, technical experts that provide the Army with motor transportation capabilities to support movement of personnel and cargo. They operate all tactical wheeled vehicles and equipment over rough terrain and roadways in support of combat operations.

88M Motor Transport Operators are trained in:

  • Loading/Unloading Operations and Procedures
  • Vehicle-mounted navigation and Global Positioning Satellite (GPS)systems
  • Radio Communication
  • Vehicle and Convoy Security & Defense
  • Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Transportation
  • Vehicle Recovery Operations

88M Motor Transport Operators are trained in:

  • Loading/Unloading Operations and Procedures
  • Vehicle-mounted navigation and Global Positioning Satellite (GPS)systems
  • Radio Communication
  • Vehicle and Convoy Security & Defense
  • Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Transportation
  • Vehicle Recovery Operations

88M Motor Transport Operators

Soldiers unload ammunition from a C-17 Globemaster
Soldiers unload ammunition from a C-17 Globemaster
Soldier checks the oil of her Humvee during routine maintenance
Soldier checks the oil of her Humvee during routine maintenance

88M Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) (Sergeant – Sergeant First Class)

Sgt. Michael Neilson, a motor transport operator with the 459th Transportation Company based in Elwood, Illinois, ground guides the driver of a Palletized Loading System prior to convoy training during Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 12, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Salome Denoon).

At the NCO level, 88M Motor Transport Operators supervise or operate tactical wheeled vehicles, assist in organizing convoys, dispatch vehicles, verify vehicle logbooks, compile time, mileage and load data, and perform self-recovery operations. They are skilled in operating all classes of tactical wheeled vehicles and serve as primary trainer of Soldiers.

88M NCO Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors

88M KSB Storyboard

SGT E-5 Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors Storyboard SSG E-6 Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors Storyboard SFC E-7 Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors Storyboard

88M Enlisted Career Paths

As an 88M Motor Transport Operator, opportunities are available to secure civilian credentials which can be applied towards points for promotion within the Army as well as expand opportunities for application outside the Army.