Purchasing agents perform work familiar to some military personnel.

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

3044
Contingency Contract Specialist (Enlisted)
51C
Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ALandT) Contracting NCO (Enlisted)
8060
Acquisition Specialist (Enlisted)
920B
Supply Systems Technician (Warrant Officer only)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

3046
Intermediate Contingency Contract Specialist (Enlisted)
3048
Advanced Contingency Contract Specialist (Enlisted)
9960
Acquisition Specialist (Enlisted)