Purchasing managers perform work familiar to some military personnel.

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

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)
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)

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)