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General Description  

Yeoman perform administrative and clerical work. They receive visitors, answer telephone calls and sort incoming mail. They type, organize files and operate modern office equipment such as word processing computers and copying machines.

What They Do

The duties performed by YNs include:

  • Preparing, typing and routing correspondence and reports
  • Organizing and maintaining files
  • Receiving office visits and handling telephone communications
  • Operating personal computers, word processing, duplicating, audio-recording and other office machines
  • Performing office personnel administration
  • Maintaining records and official publications
  • Performing administrative functions for legal proceedings
  • Serving as office managers
  • Performing other various clerical and administrative duties

Working Environment

Yeomen are usually assigned duties in an office environment. People in this rating may work alone with little supervision, or work closely with others under close supervision depending on the assignment.


ASVAB: AR + VE = 99 OR CS + MK + VE = 148

Security clearance required
Must be a U.S. Citizen

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