Political scientists perform work familiar to some military personnel.

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

48B
Foreign Area Officer, Latin America (Commissioned Officer only)
48C
Foreign Area Officer, Europe (Commissioned Officer only)
48D
Foreign Area Officer, South Asia (Commissioned Officer only)
48E
Foreign Area Officer, Eurasia (Commissioned Officer only)
48F
Foreign Area Officer, China (Commissioned Officer only)
48G
Foreign Area Officer, Mideast/North Africa (Commissioned Officer only)
48H
Foreign Area Officer, Northeast Asia (Commissioned Officer only)
48I
Foreign Area Officer, Southeast Asia (Commissioned Officer only)
48J
Foreign Area Officer, Africa, South of Sahara (Commissioned Officer only)
48X
Foreign Area Officer Immaterial (Commissioned Officer only)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

48A
Foreign Area Officer, General (Commissioned Officer only)