44711602

Armor duty description

44711602

19K M1 Armor Crewman

Additional Duties

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19K M1 Armor Crewman

2 Level

Prepares sketch and range cards. Operate main gun controls and firing controls. Adjust fire. Fires main gun. Prepares radio equipment for operation and enters net. Operate internal communication equipment. Assists tank commander in training tank crew. Prepares, files, and distributes operations maps, situation maps, and overlays. Reads and interprets maps and aerial photographs. Record information on maps, and overlays. Indicate location, strength, tactical deployment, and emplacement of friendly and enemy units. Mark vehicle routes on maps and overlays. Reproduces, distributes, file operations orders and plans. Inspect tank turret and automotive components for malfunctions. Assist in the performance of unit maintenance of automotive components. Assist in maintaining the gunnery proficiency of subordinate gunners and loaders. Supervises ammunition resupply operations to include request, receipt, storage, inspection, and issue of ammunition within armor units.

 

DF-SC-82-07237

Members of the 1st Armored Division drive a M-1A Abrams tank through the Tuanus Mountains north of Frankfurt during the READY CRUCIBLE exercise held 7-17 February 2005.  This was the largest movement of American armored vehicles through German roads and farmland since the REFORGER exercises of the 1980's.

Gunner: Served as a Tank Gunner in a MIA2 SEPv2 platoon in a Combined Arms Battalion prepared to deploy for worldwide contingency mission; responsible for the training, accountability, health, welfare, and morale of _#_ Soldiers; responsible for the accountability, maintenance, and combat readiness of one MlA2 SEPv2 Tank and all associated equipment worth in excess of $___#___.

MGS Gunner: Mobile Gun System Gunner/Assistant Vehicle Commander assigned to a Stryker Battalion Combat Team; responsible for the professional development, training, and welfare of two crew members; identifies and engages targets with the TOW II Missile System and the 7.62mm machine gun; processes operational information through Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below; responsible for the employment, maintenance, and accountability of assigned weapons and equipment valued at $_______.

3 Level

Perform duties as tank commander.  Direct deployment of personnel, and tank in combat operations and training exercises.  Evaluate terrain and selected routes, areas and firing positions.  Identifies and selects targets.  Issues fire commands. Direct fire of tank weapons. Supervises training of tank crew.  Conducts battle drills. Requests, observes, and adjusts supporting fire. Responds to direction from platoon leader.  Coordinate action of tank with platoon and supporting elements. Plan movement routes. Supervise crew operator maintenance.  Coordinates requirements for unit maintenance. Supervises camouflage of equipment. Evaluates work performance of subordinate crew members. Ensure collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit and responsible staff sections.  Supervises operation of support platoon class III/V squads.

MGS Vehicle Commander: Mobile Gun System Stryker Commander assigned to a Stryker Battalion Combat Team; responsible for the professional development, training, and welfare of three crew members; identifies and engages targets with the TOW II Missile System and the 7.62mm machine gun; processes operational information through Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below; responsible for the employment, maintenance, and accountability of assigned weapons and equipment valued at $__________.

MGS Commander: MGS Commander in an OCONUS-based Mobile Gun System Platoon with the wartime mission to deploy anywhere in the world within 96 hours as an element of a Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT); responsible for the health and welfare, morale, discipline, training and professional development of Soldiers; advises the Platoon Sergeant regarding tactical employment and technical capabilities of the Mobile Gun System; serves as a Platoon Sergeant in his absence; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of _#_ Ml 128 Mobile Gun System, _#_ Ml 126 Stryker Infantry Carrier; with associated BU and MGS equipment value in excess of $____#_____.

Tank Commander: Served as a Tank Commander for a M1A2 SEPV2 tank in a rapid deployable combat arms battalion within the _#_ Cavalry Division, responsible for the operation and employment of the l 20mm main gun and 7.62 machine gun against hostile targets, prepares and executes individual training for his subordinates and other platoon members; responsible for the maintenance and accountab1lity of one Ml A2 SEPV2 Abrams Main Battle Tank and related equipment  worth m excess of $____#_____, responsible for the health, welfare, training, safety, and readiness of _#_ Soldiers and their families.

Tank Commander: Tank Commander and Section Sergeant in an MIA2 SEP Tank Platoon responsible for the discipline, training, health, and welfare of six Soldiers; fights tank in concert with the Platoon Sergeant's tank; conducts maintenance and mentors crewmen; maintains supervisory responsibility of _#_ M1A2 SEP tanks with associated equipment valued in excess of $_____#________.

Tank Commander: Serves as a Tank Commander in an Armored Cavalry Troop; responsible for the discipline, training, morale, health and welfare of three Soldiers and their Families; responsible for providing combat ready Soldiers, vehicles and equipment to the United States Army Armor School; supports Program of Instruction for Armor Basic Officer Leaders Course (ABOLC), Master Gunner Course, Army Reconnaissance Course and Tank Commanders Course; responsible for daily administrative operations, employment of the squad, one M1A1 Main Battle Tank and assigned equipment valued in excess of $_______.

M1A2 SEP Tank Commander: Serves as a M1A2 SEP Tank Commander and a Section Sergeant in a fully digitized Combined Arms Battalion; responsible for the discipline, training, health, and welfare of six Soldiers; fought his Tank in concert with the Platoon Leader's Tank; conducts maintenance and mentor crewmen; maintain supervisory responsibility of two M1A2 SEPv2 Tanks with associated equipment valued in excess of $9,000,000.

4 Level

Performs duties as a tank platoon sergeant. Assists in planning, organization, direction, training, supervision, coordination, and reporting activities of tank platoon or staff section. Supervises platoon maintenance activities. Directs distribution of fire and assigns fields of fire. Collects, evaluates, and assists in interpretation and dissemination of combat information. Directs platoon tactical movement. Directs movement to contact, hasty attack, and defense at platoon level. Coordinates platoon resupply operations. Supervises the employment of OPSEC measures. Coordinates the evacuation of casualties.

Platoon Sergeant: Serves as a Platoon Sergeant in the only heavy Armored Cavalry Regiment in the US Army responsible for the health, welfare, and professional development of 16 NCO's and enlisted Soldiers in preparation for combat operations; serves as the primary advisor to the Platoon Leader on all enlisted issues and makes critical decisions in his absence; plans, coordinates, and supervises activities pertaining to critical organizational training, combat operations, and combat intelligence edits and prepares tactical operations plans and orders.

Mobile Gun System Platoon Sergeant assigned to a Stryker Battalion Combat Team; responsible for the welfare, development, and training of 12 crew members; assist in the planning, preparation, and execution of all individual and collective training in preparation for rapid real world deployments; assist in the tactical employment of platoon's assigned weapons systems and personnel; enforces quality control over the maintenance and accountability of assigned vehicles, weapons, and equipment valued at $______.

19Z Armor Senior Sergeant

Armor Senior Sergeant: The armor senior sergeant serves as principal NCO in armor company, cavalry troop, or operations and intelligence staff sections in armor battalion, cavalry squadron, or higher level organizations. Plans, coordinates, and supervises activities pertaining to organization, training, combat operations, and combat intelligence. Supervises operations center at battalion and higher level units. Collects, interprets, analyzes, evaluates, and disseminates intelligence information and data. Edits and prepares tactical operations plans and orders. Coordinates implementation of operations, training programs, and communications activities.

Additional Duties

Battalion Master Gunner: Serves as an M1A2 Battalion Master gunner, responsible for resourcing training facilities, ammunition and advises the Battalion Commander on his tank gunnery training program. Responsible for the maintenance and accountability of equipment valued in excess of $________; directly responsible for the welfare, safety, discipline and leadership counseling of two Soldiers and their families.

OPERATIONS SERGEANT: Operations Sergeant for _#_ Soldier Heavy Combined Arms Battalion; assist in the tactical displacement, construction, and security of the battalions Tactical Operation Center; assist the Operations Sergeant Major in the management of battalion orders as well as daily operations for the battalion; responsible for the counseling, professional development, supervision, health and welfare of _#_ Non-Commissioned Officers, _#_ Soldiers, and their families; responsible for the combat readiness and accountability of _#_ MRAPs, _#_ Ml 151 HMMWVs, and _#_ M1 068 TOC Vehicle valued in excess of $___#_____.