Fabric menders perform work familiar to some military personnel.

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

921A
Airdrop Systems Technician (Warrant Officer only)
92R
Parachute Rigger (Enlisted)
92S
Shower/Laundry and Clothing Repair Specialist (Enlisted)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

43E
Parachute Rigger (Enlisted)
43M
Fabric Repair Specialist (Enlisted)