Duty Soldier III (590) Enlisted Personnel

This is a broad classification covering enlisted men who, under supervision, perform various non-spcialized and routine duties requiring no special physical qualification and little or no responsibility, skill, or initiative.
Performs organizational duty details such as housekeeping and maintenance of utilities, buildings, and airdromes. Serves as helper to technicians in performance of their duties and performs other general unskilled laboring tasks.
This classification and specification serial number will be assigned enlisted men who perform such duties regularly.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Airplane Handler
  • Base Maintenance Man
  • Cook's Helper
  • Dining-room Orderly
  • Furnace Fireman
  • Horseholder
  • Kitchen Helper
  • Laborer
  • Orderly
  • Oven Fireman
  • Stable Orderly
  • Water Tender