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Cavalry Scouts Duty description

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19D Cavalry Scout

Additional Duties

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19D Cavalry Scout

Cavalry Scouts engage the enemy with anti-armor weapons and scout vehicles in the field, track and report enemy movement and activities, and will direct the employment of various weapon systems onto the enemy. Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include: ... Loads, clears and fires individual and crew-served weapons.  The cavalry scout is responsible for being the eyes and ears of the commander during battle.  They engage the enemy in the field, track and report their activity and direct the employment of weapon systems to their locations.  Leads, serves, or assists as a member of scout crew, squad, section, or platoon in reconnaissance, security, and other combat operations.

2 Level

Trains, supervises and leads a scout vehicle crew/squad (4 to 5 personnel) or scout team. Responsible for individual (M16A4/M4 and 9mm), crew-served weapons (25MM, .50 caliber, M240B, M249 machine guns, MK-19 grenade launcher), and the maintenance of the CFV, HMMWV, or Stryker vehicles, and SINCGARS. Selects, organizes, and supervises operation of observation/listening posts. Also, may serve as a gunner on a CFV, Stryker, and HMMWV. Gathers information on the SALUTE Report, collects, reports data for route classification, fords tunnels, and bridges. Uses all the prior data to request, adjust, and execute indirect fire. Can also serve as an operations assistant at brigade or squadron level.

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Scout Team Leader: Served as Scout Team Leader attached to _____; responsible for the accountability, sensitive items, health, welfare, discipline, training and professional development of three Soldiers; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and mission readiness of one MRAP and one Husky route clearance vehicles to include all components and associated organizational equipment valued in excess of $________.

Airborne Scout Team Leader: Served as a Scout Team Leader in an Airborne Reconnaissance, Surveillance & Target Aquisition(RSTA)Troop. Responsible for the health, morale, welfare, discipline, individual, collective training and the professional development of 4 enlisted soldiers; responsible for the maintenance of and accountability of one M1151 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle and ancillary equipment worth in excess of $______; tactically employs a team in support of platoon and troop operations; collects and reports intelligence during operations; analyzes enemy intelligence for use by the Squadron Commander; ensures that the team is ready to deploy worldwide as part of the Global Response Force.

Serves as a Team Leader in a Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (RSTA) platoon in a Cavalry Squadron assigned to a Battlefield Surveillance Brigade; deployable worldwide; responsible for the health, morale, welfare, discipline, individual, collective training and the professional development of three enlisted Soldiers; additionally responsible for the maintenance, operational readiness, and accountability of one HMMWV and all assigned equipment valued in excess of $_______.

Gunner/Assistant TC: Gunner and Assistant TC for a Mobile Gun System (MGS) in a SBCT Infantry Rifle Company preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom;  responsible for the health, welfare, morale, discipline, and training of his gun Crew; responsible for the resourcing and execution of individual MOS specific and common task training for the MGS Crew to include their proficiency in those tasks; assists in the maintenance and accountability of over $_________ of MTOE equipment;  controls the gun Crew’s rate and distribution of fires; ensures the Team performs all duties and tasks safely.

 

3 Level

Responsible for the training, and tactical deployment of a scout section and/or squads in combat. Responsible for individual weapons, crew-served weapons, and the maintenance of assigned vehicle and equipment. Collects battlefield reports (SALUTE/SALT) and analyzes accuracy of reconnaissance information. Manage reconnaissance of fording sites, tunnels, and bridges. Control movement when conducting route/area/zone reconnaissance at section level by evaluating terrain, selecting routes, assembly areas, and combat firing positions. Supervises section/squad resupply of Class I, III, V. Identifies, selects targets, and issues fire commands. Call for, observes, and adjusts indirect fires. May also serve as an operations assistant in a squadron/battalion or higher level staff, and as operations NCO at troop level.

Assigned as a Section Leader to a Scout Platoon in a rapid deployable Airborne Cavalry Squadron forward deployed in the Republic of Germany; responsible for the health, welfare and discipline of _#_ NCO's and _#_ enlisted Soldiers and their families; responsible for the maintenance, accountability and combat readiness of _#_ High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles and all assigned weapons and equipment valued in excess of ________; assumes duties and responsibilities of the Platoon Sergeant in his absence.

Serves as a Section leader in a Motorized Reconnaissance Troop in a Reconnaissance & Surveillance Squadron, assigned to a Battlefield Surveillance Brigade; responsible for the training morale, and welfare of _#_ NCO and _#_ Soldiers; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and readiness of _#_ M1025 HMMWV s and all equipment worth in excess of $________; supervises the gathering of and intelligence reporting directly to the Troop Commander; serves as platoon sergeant in his absence.

Senior Scout/Section leader in a Motorized Reconnaissance Troop in a Reconnaissance & Surveillance Squadron, assigned to a Battlefield Surveillance Brigade; responsible for the training morale, and welfare of _#_ NCO's and _#_ Soldiers; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and readiness of _#_ M1114 and three M1165 HMMWV and all equipment worth in excess of $________; supervises the gathering of and intelligence reporting directly to the Troop Commander; serves as platoon sergeant in his absence.

Section Leader in an Airborne Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (RSTA) Troop; responsible for the health, welfare, and training of six Cavalry Scouts; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of two M1025 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle and ancillary equipment worth in excess of $_____; tactically employs Scout Team in support of Troop operations; collects and reports intelligence during operations; analyzes enemy intelligence for use by the Troop Commander; prepares Team to deploy anywhere in the world in 18 hours.

Supervises scout squad, CFV crew and M551A1 crew; supervises operator maintenance of tracked and wheeled scout vehicles and individual crew-served weapons; selects, organizes and supervises operation of observation and listening posts; supervises scout recovery operations; trains scout squad; supervises request, storage and issue of ammunition; leads scout squad and assists in leading scout platoon; serves as vehicle commander on CFV, ITV, HMMWV-TOW and M551A1.

Section Leader in a rapid deployment Divisional Cavalry Squadron; responsible for the health, welfare, training, accountability, and supervision of _#_ 19D2O NCO's and _#_ 19D1O Soldiers; responsible for the maintenance, tactical employment, and accountability of _#_ M3A3 Cavalry Fighting Vehicles and associated equipment worth in excess of $_______.

Mobile Gun System Commander: Commander of a Mobile Gun System (MGS) in a SBCT Infantry Rifle Company preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, and training of his Crew; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $_________ of MTOE equipment; advises the Platoon Leader and Platoon Sergeant on all matters to include, planning, resourcing, execution of training, and employment of the Crew and IAV; controls the maneuver and rates and distribution of fires of the Crew; responsible for the professional development of two subordinates; ensures his Crew performs all duties and tasks safely.

Anti-Tank Guided Missile System Commander: Commander of an Anti-Tank Guided Missile System (ATGM) in a SBCT Infantry Rifle Company preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, professional development, and training of his three man Crew; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $____________ of MTOE equipment; advises the Platoon Leader and Platoon Sergeant on all matters to include, planning, resourcing, execution of training, and employment of the Crew and Anti-Tank Guided Missile System; controls the maneuver and rates and distribution of fires of the Crew; ensures his Crew performs all duties and tasks safely.

4 Level

Responsible for training and directing platoon level operations including; tactical movement, individual and crew-served weapons qualification, vehicle maintenance, security operations (screening), and route/area/zone reconnaissance. Collects, evaluates, and assists the commander/operations officer in planning, organizing, directing, supervising, training, coordinating, and reporting activities of the recon scout or armored cavalry platoon. Manages distribution and adjusts direct and aerial fires in combat. Employ operation security (OPSEC) and casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) measures. Coordinates and conducts platoon resupply. May also serve as an assistant operations NCO at battalion or higher level.

Platoon Sergeant in the only Heavy Armored Cavalry Regiment in the Army; responsible for the training, morale, and welfare of _#_ NCO's and _#_ Soldiers; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and readiness of _#_ M3A3 Cavalry Fighting Vehicles and all assigned equipment valued in excess of $______; advises Scout Platoon Leader on squadron and troop operating procedures, policies, training, administrative actions and enlisted matters; responsible for coordination and execution of the commanders intent and guidance.

Serves as a Scout Platoon Sergeant in an Armored Cavalry Troop; responsible for the discipline, training, morale, health and welfare of _#_ Staff Sergeant, _#_ Sergeants, _#_ Soldiers and their Families; responsible for providing combat ready Soldiers, vehicles and equipment to the United States Army Armor School in support Program of Instruction including Armor Basic Officer Leaders Course, Master Gunner Course, Army Reconnaissance Course, Tank Commanders Course; responsible for daily administrative operations and employment of the platoon.

Serves as a Platoon Sergeant in a Light Cavalry Troop in support of an Infantry Brigade Combat Team; responsible for the training, morale, and welfare of four NCO's and _#_ Soldiers and their Families; advises Platoon Leader on squadron and troop operating procedures, policies, training, administrative actions and enlisted matters; assumes Platoon Leader's duties in his absence; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and combat readiness of six HMMWV's and all assigned equipment valued in excess of $_____.

Directs the tactical and technical training and deployment of a reconnaissance Platoon assigned to a Scout Troop within a Reconnaissance Squadron; responsible for the health, morale, welfare, discipline, individual and collective training, and the professional development of _#_ NCO's and _#_ Soldiers; additionally responsible for the operational readiness, maintenance, and accountability of all assigned vehicles and BII valued in excess of $________, advises scout platoon leader on all procedures, training, administrative actions and enlisted matters.

Mobile Gun System Platoon Sergeant: Platoon Sergeant of a _#_ man SBCT Mobile Gun System (MGS) Platoon preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; responsible for the health, welfare, and training of the Platoon; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of $__________ of MTOE equipment; oversees all Platoon administrative matters; advises the Platoon Leader on all matters to include discipline, morale, promotions and, planning, resourcing, execution of training, and employment of the Platoon; assists the Platoon Leader in command and control; responsible for the professional development of _#_ subordinate NCO's; ensures all Soldiers perform all duties safely.

Platoon Sergeant in  a ready to deploy Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron in a Stryker Combat Brigade in USARPAC; senior enlisted advisor to Platoon Leader and Troop Commander on all matters relating to the status of the platoon's enlisted Soldiers; responsible for the training, discipline, safety, counseling, morale, welfare and development of _#_ Non Commissioned Officers and _#_ Soldiers on individual and crew collective battle task training; personally accountable for daily maintenance and re-supply of _#_ Stryker's and other platoon equipment valued in excess of $___#____.

Platoon Sergeant in a ready to deploy Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron in a Stryker Combat Brigade in USARPAC; senior enlisted advisor to Platoon Leader and Troop Commander on all matters relating to the status of the platoon's enlisted Soldiers; responsible for the training, discipline, safety, counseling, morale, welfare and development of _#- Non Commissioned Officers and _#_ Soldiers on individual and crew collective battle task training; personally accountable for daily maintenance and re-supply of 4 Stryker's and other platoon equipment valued in excess of $___#___.

19Z Armor Senior Sergeant

Serves as a First Sergeant within a deployable Reconnaissance and Surveillance Squadron; capable of short notice deployments in support of combat operations anywhere in the world providing reconnaissance, surveillance, and intelligence assets to combatant commanders; responsible for the health, welfare, accountability, morale, discipline, professional development, individual and collective training of 55 Soldiers including 15 NCO's; provides recommendations to the Troop Commander on daily operations and leader development; oversees maintenance, accountability and employment of tactical vehicles and equipment worth in excess of $___________.

Additional Duties

Instructor: Served as a Cavalry Instructor in a One Station Unit Training (OSUT) Cavalry Troop; responsible for the training, health and welfare of three NCOs and their families; responsible for the training, evaluating, and coordinating of training events for 165 Initial Entry Training (IET) Cavalry Scouts in over 81 skill level one tasks in three 16 week cycles; responsible for the maintenance and readiness of two M3A3 Cavalry Fighting Vehicles, two M1025 HMMWVs, two LMTVs, and two M149A trailers, valued in excess of two million dollars; ensures scheduling and utilization of training aids and simulators in accordance with 194th Armored Brigade programs and 19D POI.

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Ops NCO: Serves as an Operations NCO in a rapidly deployable Reconnaissance and Surveillance Troop assigned to the (BFSB); responsible for carrying out the commanders plans and programs for accomplishment of the troops missions; responsible for the health, welfare, accountability, morale, discipline, and professional development of eleven Soldiers; responsible for supervising the maintenance of eight tactical vehicles and organic equipment valued in excess of $________.

TAC Stryker Gunner: Stryker Gunner in a Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (RSTA) Squadron assigned to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT); responsible for the training, discipline, health, welfare, morale, professional development, and combat readiness of four enlisted Soldiers; supervises the maintenance and supply accountability of one M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle and associated section MTOE equipment valued in excess of $________; assists the Section Leader in preparing and conducting training while ensuring the section is prepared for worldwide deployment within 96 hours.

Serves as a Section Leader in a Armored Cavalry Troop; responsible for the discipline, training, morale, health and welfare of one Staff Sergeant, one Sergeant, two Soldiers and their Families; responsible for providing combat ready Soldiers, vehicles and equipment to the United States Army Armor School; supports of Program of Instruction for Armor Basic Officer Leaders Course, Master Gunner Course, Army Reconnaissance Course and Tank Commanders Course; responsible for daily administrative operations and employment of the section; assumes the duties of the Platoon Sergeant in his absence.