Purchasing managers perform work familiar to some military personnel.

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

BNDM
Bandmaster (Warrant Officer only)
F&S
Finance and Supply Specialty (Warrant Officer only)
SK
Storekeeper (Enlisted)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

28
Acquisition/Project Management (Commissioned Officer only)
35
Contracting (Commissioned Officer only)