Purchasing managers perform work familiar to some military personnel.

Jobs in this career are similar to the following job classifications in the

1A011
In-Flight Refueling Helper (Enlisted)
1A031
In-Flight Refueling Apprentice (Enlisted)
1A051
In-Flight Refueling Journeyman (Enlisted)
1A071
In-Flight Refueling Craftsman (Enlisted)
1A091
In-Flight Refueling Superintendent (Enlisted)
1A0X1
In-Flight Refueling (Enlisted)
2G011
Logistics Plans Helper (Enlisted)
2G031
Logistics Plans Apprentice (Enlisted)
2G051
Logistics Plans Journeyman (Enlisted)
2G071
Logistics Plans Craftsman (Enlisted)
2G091
Logistics Plans Superintendent (Enlisted)
2G0X1
Logistics Plans (Enlisted)
2S011
Materiel Management Helper (Enlisted)
2S031
Materiel Management Apprentice (Enlisted)
2S051
Materiel Management Journeyman (Enlisted)
2S071
Materiel Management Craftsman (Enlisted)
2S091
Materiel Management Superintendent (Enlisted)
2S0X1
Materiel Management (Enlisted)
2T011
Traffic Management Helper (Enlisted)
2T031
Traffic Management Apprentice (Enlisted)
2T051
Traffic Management Journeyman (Enlisted)
2T071
Traffic Management Craftsman (Enlisted)
2T091
Traffic Management Superintendent (Enlisted)
2T0X1
Traffic Management (Enlisted)
3N111A
Regional Band Helper, Clarinet (Enlisted)
3N111B
Regional Band Helper, Saxophone (Enlisted)
3N111C
Regional Band Helper, Bassoon (Enlisted)
3N111D
Regional Band Helper, Oboe (Enlisted)
3N111E
Regional Band Helper, Flute or Piccolo (Enlisted)
3N111F
Regional Band Helper, French Horn (Enlisted)
3N111G
Regional Band Helper, Cornet or Trumpet (Enlisted)
3N111H
Regional Band Helper, Baritone or Euphonium (Enlisted)
3N111J
Regional Band Helper, Trombone (Enlisted)
3N111K
Regional Band Helper, Tuba (Enlisted)
3N111L
Regional Band Helper, Percussion (Enlisted)
3N111M
Regional Band Helper, Piano (Enlisted)
3N111N
Regional Band Helper, Guitar (Enlisted)
3N111P
Regional Band Helper, Music Arranger (Enlisted)
3N111Q
Regional Band Helper, Bagpipe (Enlisted)
3N111R
Regional Band Helper, Vocalist (Enlisted)
3N111S
Regional Band Helper, Electric Bass/String Bass (Enlisted)
3N111T
Regional Band Helper, Military Band Support (USAF Band) (Enlisted)
3N111U
Regional Band Helper, Steel Guitar (Enlisted)
3N111V
Regional Band Helper, Audio and Lighting Engineer (Enlisted)
3N111Z
Regional Band Helper, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Enlisted)
3N131A
Regional Band Apprentice, Clarinet (Enlisted)
3N131B
Regional Band Apprentice, Saxophone (Enlisted)
3N131C
Regional Band Apprentice, Bassoon (Enlisted)
3N131D
Regional Band Apprentice, Oboe (Enlisted)
3N131E
Regional Band Apprentice, Flute Or Piccolo (Enlisted)
3N131F
Regional Band Apprentice, French Horn (Enlisted)
3N131G
Regional Band Apprentice, Cornet Or Trumpet (Enlisted)
3N131H
Regional Band Apprentice, Baritone Or Euphonium (Enlisted)
3N131J
Regional Band Apprentice, Trombone (Enlisted)
3N131K
Regional Band Apprentice, Tuba (Enlisted)
3N131L
Regional Band Apprentice, Percussion (Enlisted)
3N131M
Regional Band Apprentice, Piano (Enlisted)
3N131N
Regional Band Apprentice, Guitar (Enlisted)
3N131P
Regional Band Apprentice, Music Arranger (Enlisted)
3N131Q
Regional Band Apprentice, Bagpipe (Enlisted)
3N131R
Regional Band Apprentice, Vocalist (Enlisted)
3N131S
Regional Band Apprentice, Electric Bass/String Bass (Enlisted)
3N131T
Regional Band Apprentice, Military Band Support (USAF Band) (Enlisted)
3N131U
Regional Band Apprentice, Steel Guitar (Enlisted)
3N131V
Regional Band Apprentice, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Enlisted)
3N131Z
Regional Band Apprentice, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Enlisted)
3N151A
Regional Band Journeyman, Clarinet (Enlisted)
3N151B
Regional Band Journeyman, Saxophone (Enlisted)
3N151C
Regional Band Journeyman, Bassoon (Enlisted)
3N151D
Regional Band Journeyman, Oboe (Enlisted)
3N151E
Regional Band Journeyman, Flute Or Piccolo (Enlisted)
3N151F
Regional Band Journeyman, French Horn (Enlisted)
3N151G
Regional Band Journeyman, Cornet Or Trumpet (Enlisted)
3N151H
Regional Band Journeyman, Baritone Or Euphonium (Enlisted)
3N151J
Regional Band Journeyman, Trombone (Enlisted)
3N151K
Regional Band Journeyman, Tuba (Enlisted)
3N151L
Regional Band Journeyman, Percussion (Enlisted)
3N151M
Regional Band Journeyman, Piano (Enlisted)
3N151N
Regional Band Journeyman, Guitar (Enlisted)
3N151P
Regional Band Journeyman, Music Arranger (Enlisted)
3N151Q
Regional Band Journeyman, Bagpipe (Enlisted)
3N151R
Regional Band Journeyman, Vocalist (Enlisted)
3N151S
Regional Band Journeyman, Electric Bass/String Bass (Enlisted)
3N151T
Regional Band Journeyman, Military Band Support (USAF Band) (Enlisted)
3N151U
Regional Band Journeyman, Steel Guitar (Enlisted)
3N151V
Regional Band Journeyman, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Enlisted)
3N151Z
Regional Band Journeyman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Enlisted)
3N171A
Regional Band Craftsman, Clarinet (Enlisted)
3N171B
Regional Band Craftsman, Saxophone (Enlisted)
3N171C
Regional Band Craftsman, Bassoon (Enlisted)
3N171D
Regional Band Craftsman, Oboe (Enlisted)
3N171E
Regional Band Craftsman, Flute or Piccolo (Enlisted)
3N171F
Regional Band Craftsman, French Horn (Enlisted)
3N171G
Regional Band Craftsman, Cornet or Trumpet (Enlisted)
3N171H
Regional Band Craftsman, Baritone or Euphonium (Enlisted)
3N171J
Regional Band Craftsman, Trombone (Enlisted)
3N171K
Regional Band Craftsman, Tuba (Enlisted)
3N171L
Regional Band Craftsman, Percussion (Enlisted)
3N171M
Regional Band Craftsman, Piano (Enlisted)
3N171N
Regional Band Craftsman, Guitar (Enlisted)
3N171P
Regional Band Craftsman, Music Arranger (Enlisted)
3N171Q
Regional Band Craftsman, Bagpipe (Enlisted)
3N171R
Regional Band Craftsman, Vocalist (Enlisted)
3N171S
Regional Band Craftsman, Electric Bass/string Bass (Enlisted)
3N171T
Regional Band Craftsman, Military Band Support (USAF Band) (Enlisted)
3N171U
Regional Band Craftsman, Steel Guitar (Enlisted)
3N171V
Regional Band Craftsman, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Enlisted)
3N171Z
Regional Band Craftsman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Enlisted)
3N191
Regional Band Superintendent (Enlisted)
3N1X1
Regional Band (Enlisted)
3N211
Premier Band Helper (Enlisted)
3N231
Premier Band Apprentice (Enlisted)
3N271
Premier Band Craftsman (Enlisted)
3N291
Premier Band Superintendent (Enlisted)
3N2X1
Premier Band (Enlisted)
4A111
Medical Materiel Helper (Enlisted)
4A131
Medical Materiel Apprentice (Enlisted)
4A151
Medical Materiel Journeyman (Enlisted)
4A171
Medical Materiel Craftsman (Enlisted)
4A191
Medical Materiel Superintendent (Enlisted)
4A1X1
Medical Materiel (Enlisted)
63A1M
Acquisition Manager, RPA (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1N
Acquisition Manager, ABM (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1P
Acquisition Manager, Fighter (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1Q
Acquisition Manager, Trainer (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1R
Acquisition Manager, Bomber (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1S
Acquisition Manager, Tanker (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1T
Acquisition Manager, Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1V
Acquisition Manager, Helicopter or EWO (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1W
Acquisition Manager, General (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1Y
Acquisition Manager, Special Operations (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1Z
Acquisition Manager, C2ISREW (Commissioned Officer only)
63A1
Acquisition Manager (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3M
Acquisition Manager, RPA (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3N
Acquisition Manager, ABM (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3P
Acquisition Manager, Fighter (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3Q
Acquisition Manager, Trainer (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3R
Acquisition Manager, Bomber (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3S
Acquisition Manager, Tanker (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3T
Acquisition Manager, Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3V
Acquisition Manager, Helicopter or EWO (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3W
Acquisition Manager, General (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3Y
Acquisition Manager, Special Operations (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3Z
Acquisition Manager, C2ISREW (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3
Acquisition Manager (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4M
Acquisition Manager, RPA (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4N
Acquisition Manager, ABM (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4P
Acquisition Manager, Fighter (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4Q
Acquisition Manager, Trainer (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4R
Acquisition Manager, Bomber (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4S
Acquisition Manager, Tanker (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4T
Acquisition Manager, Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4V
Acquisition Manager, Helicopter or EWO (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4W
Acquisition Manager, General (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4Y
Acquisition Manager, Special Operations (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4Z
Acquisition Manager, C2ISREW (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4
Acquisition Manager (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1M
Contracting, RPA (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1N
Contracting, ABM (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1P
Contracting, Fighter (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1Q
Contracting, Trainer (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1R
Contracting, Bomber (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1S
Contracting, Tanker (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1T
Contracting, Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1V
Contracting, Helicopter or EWO (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1W
Contracting, General (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1Y
Contracting, Special Operations (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1Z
Contracting, C2ISREW (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1
Contracting (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3M
Contracting, RPA (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3N
Contracting, ABM (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3P
Contracting, Fighter (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3Q
Contracting, Trainer (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3R
Contracting, Bomber (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3S
Contracting, Tanker (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3T
Contracting, Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3V
Contracting, Helicopter or EWO (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3W
Contracting, General (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3Y
Contracting, Special Operations (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3Z
Contracting, C2ISREW (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3
Contracting (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4M
Contracting, RPA (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4N
Contracting, ABM (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4P
Contracting, Fighter (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4Q
Contracting, Trainer (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4R
Contracting, Bomber (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4S
Contracting, Tanker (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4T
Contracting, Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4V
Contracting, Helicopter or EWO (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4W
Contracting, General (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4Y
Contracting, Special Operations (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4Z
Contracting, C2ISREW (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4
Contracting (Commissioned Officer only)
6C011
Contracting Helper (Enlisted)
6C031
Contracting Apprentice (Enlisted)
6C051
Contracting Journeyman (Enlisted)
6C071
Contracting Craftsman (Enlisted)
6C091
Contracting Superintendent (Enlisted)
6C0X1
Contracting (Enlisted)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

63A1U
Acquisition Manager, Tactical Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3A
Acquisition Manager, Computer Systems (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3B
Acquisition Manager, Manufacturing (Commissioned Officer only)
63A3U
Acquisition Manager, Tactical Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
63A4U
Acquisition Manager, Tactical Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
64P1U
Contracting, Tactical Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
64P3U
Contracting, Tactical Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)
64P4U
Contracting, Tactical Airlift (Commissioned Officer only)