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correctional facility or detention/internment facility. I/R Specialists provide
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■ U.S.
Job training for an Internment/Resettlement Specialist requires nine
■ Relocating weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and
■ Officer eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in
■ Family the classroom and part in a field environment. Some of the skills you'll
learn are:
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● Military laws and jurisdictions
■ Morale,
● Level of Force Procedures
● Unarmed Self-Defense Techniques
❍ A ● Police Deviance and Ethics Procedures
● Interpersonal Communications Skills
● Close confinement operations
● Search and restraint procedures
● Use of firearms
● Custody and control procedures

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Helpful attributes include:

● An ability to think and react quickly


● An ability to remain calm in stressful situations
● An interest in law enforcement and crime prevention
● Being physically fit

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Advanced level Internment/Resettlement Specialist provides guidance,


supervises and trains other Soldiers within the same discipline. As an
advanced level I/R Specialist, you may be involved in:

● Supervise and establish all administrative, logistical and food support


operations, confinement/correctional, custodial, treatment, and
rehabilitative activities
● Responsible for all personnel working in the confinement/correctional
facility, including security, logistical, and administrative management
of the prisoner/internee population
● Provide command and control, staff planning, administration/
logistical services, and custody/control for the operation of an Enemy
Prisoner of War/Civilian Internee (EPW/CI) camp
● Provide command and control, staff planning, administration/
logistical services, and custody/control for the operation of detention
facility or the operation of a displaced civilian (DC) resettlement
facility

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The skills you'll learn as an Internment/Resettlement Specialist will help


prepare you for a future with federal, state, county or city law
enforcement agencies or the federal penal system. You might also be able
to pursue a career as a security guard with industrial firms, airports or
other businesses and institutions.

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