Pigeon Officer (0240) Officer or Warrant Officer

Commands and supervises a signal pigeon unit. Supervises the breeding, care, training, and use of homing pigeons as messengers; coordinates loft training and facilities with the training requirements of troops; trains loft personnel; provides facilities for troop training; keeps records and prepares reports.
Should be thoroughly acquainted with the tactical employment and limitations of pigeons used by the several branches of the Army. Should know the various types of homing pigeons needed, the kind of strains used by other governments, and the reliability and flying speeds of homing pigeons under various climatic conditions.
Military training at Signal Corps school essential.
Civilian experience in pigeon breeding essential.

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  • Pigeon Breeder
  • Fancier