While the military is certainly engaged in combat missions around the world as its primary function, the truth is that it is a large and varied organization with its own sizable bureaucracy.
While the combat missions certainly need excellent artillery and air forces, without the efforts of the logistics and management — in short, the business team, many of those missions would be unsuccessful.
Additionally, the military has a large arm dedicated to marketing and public relations and other communications aspects of business management.
In short, the military is a great place to get solid business training and everyday experience in running administrative functions.
The administrative functions are key in such areas as logistics: delivering materials and goods in a timely manner to the place where they are needed by the most efficient means possible.
Records management is a huge task and a vital one for the military. It takes an entire staff to work together to create and maintain a workable system for records, and constantly improving the systems.
The military has a huge budget of millions of dollars. It takes trained business professionals with finance training to handle the budgets and allocations, as welll as keep the books with good accounting principles.
Human resources is another primary business category where the need for professionals in the military is great. There are thousands of members in the military and more recruited every day. Managing their hiring and dismissal, their benefits and their claims takes a huge business department.