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Infantryman duty description

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11B Infantryman

11C Indirect Fire Infantryman

11Z Infantry Senior Sergeant

Additional Duties

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11B Infantryman

The infantryman supervises, leads, or serves as a member of an infantry activity that employs individual small arms weapons or heavy anti-infantry crew served weapons, either vehicle or dismounted in support of offensive and defensive combat operations.

2 Level

 Team Leader in a Light Infantry Company; responsible for the physical and mental readiness, medical skills proficiency and the leader development of four Soldiers; supervises, inspects, rehearses, and conducts mounted and dismounted patrols, and Air Assault Operations; prepare his soldiers for deployment to the theater of of operations; responsible for the maintenance, serviceability, and accountability of the teams weapons and equipment valued in excess of $______.

Rifle Team Leader in an Airborne Infantry Company. Responsible for the tactical readiness, fitness, morale, health and professional advancement of four Soldiers within his team; disciplines and counsels soldiers in order to ensure a deployable state of readiness anywhere in the world within 18 hours; maintained accountability and maintenance of the assigned equipment for his team, company vehicles and BII valued in excess of $_______.

Responsible for the physical and mental readiness, counseling, discipline, weapons proficiency, medical skills proficiency and leader development of four Soldiers within his team; entrusted to secure and promote professional and lasting partnerships with Afghanistan Security Forces within the units area of operation; lead and conducted combat patrols within the guidelines of the unit commander; maintains and accounts for team's weapons and valued in excess of $______.

Serves as a Team Leader for a Stryker Infantry Platoon responsible for the combat readiness, physical fitness, health, morale and training of a four man Infantry Team and their Families; directs his team's tactical employment during offensive and defensive operations; counsels, disciplines and develops his Soldiers; maintains the highest state of combat readiness regardless of conditions and personnel changes; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of the team’s equipment, effective utilization of assigned weapons, night optics, communication equipment and individual equipment worth $_______.

Team Leader of a four man SBCT Infantry Rifle Team preparing to deploy in support of _______; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, discipline, and training of his Team; responsible for the resourcing and execution of individual MOS specific and common task training for his Team to include their proficiency in those tasks; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $______ of MTOE equipment; responsible for the timely resolution of all administrative and personal matters for his Team; controls the Team's maneuver and rate and distribution of fires; ensures the Team performs all duties and tasks safely.

Infantry Armored Vehicle Commander: Commander of a two man SBCT Infantry Armored Vehicle (IAV) Crew preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, and training of the Crew; responsible for the resourcing and execution of individual MOS specific and common task training of his Crew to include their proficiency in those tasks; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $______ in MTOE equipment; advises the Platoon Leader and Platoon Sergeant on the tactical and technical capabilities of the vehicle; ensures the Crew performs all duties safely.

Senior Sniper: Senior Sniper of SBCT Infantry Rifle Company three man Sniper Team preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, discipline, of his Team; responsible for the resourcing and execution of individual MOS, common task, target interdiction, and reconnaissance training for his Team to include their proficiency in those tasks; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $______ of MTOE equipment; responsible for the timely resolution of all administrative and personal matters for his Team; advises the Commander on the employment of his Team; ensures the Team performs all duties safely.

Senior RTO - Serves as the senior radio telephone operator of an infantry company with an assigned strength of over ___ Soldiers; maintains the critical link between the company and battalion leadership; receives processes, disseminates, and tracks critical information in a timely and accurate manner; records all actions of the company; updates charts and overlays; takes spot reports, messages, and relays messages; responsible for taking immediate action upon receipt of Commanders Critical information Requirements (CCIR) or Essential Elements of Friendly Information (EEFI).

Team Leader in a M2A2 ODS Mechanized Infantry Platoon;Bradley gunner maintains accountability of up to $________ worth of equipment, BII and communications platforms onboard the vehicle; trains and mentors the Bradley driver, responsible for his equipment and well-being; operates the 25 MM cannon and the 7.62 coax machine gun during combat patrol, navigates for the Bradley Commander, and monitors communications traffic between other vehicles and ground units; takes control of vehicle movement in the absence of the Bradley Commander.

Assistant Scout Squad Leader: Leads a reconnaissance team during combat operations; supervises tactical deployment of assigned element in offensive, defensive and retrograde operations; receives and issues orders; coordinates action of the element with adjacent and support elements and organic and supporting fire power; analyzes terrain; conducts tactical operation for a squad, operations of a patrol base and NBC operations; maintains operational security; prepares, operates and maintains secure communications equipment; ensures collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit.

He is a fighting leader who leads by example. He has authority over his subordinates and overall responsibility for their actions. Under the fluid conditions of close combat, the team leader must accomplish assigned missions using initiative without needing constant guidance from above. His position on the battlefield requires immediacy and accuracy in all his actions. Responsible for all his team does or fails to do, the care of his men, weapons, and equipment. He is the subject matter expert on all the team's weapons and battle drills. Leads his team in fire and maneuver and assists the squad leader as required. He is prepared to assume the duties of the squad leader at any time.

Responsible for the physical and mental readiness, weapons proficiency, medical skills proficiency and the leader development of four soldiers within his team; entrusted to secure and promote professional and lasting partnerships with Iraqi Security Forces within the units area of operation; lead and conduct combat patrols within the guidelines of the unit commander; prepare his Soldiers for deployment to the theater of operations; maintain accountability and maintenance of his team; assigned equipment valued in excess of $______.

Infantry Armored Vehicle Commander: Commander of a two man SBCT Infantry Armored Vehicle (IAV) Crew capable of deploying worldwide within 96 hours; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, and training of the Crew; responsible for the resourcing and execution of individual MOS specific and common task training of his Crew to include their proficiency in those tasks; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $__________ in MTOE equipment; advises the Platoon Leader and Platoon Sergeant on the tactical and technical capabilities of the vehicle; ensures the Crew performs all duties safely.

3 Level

Serves as Squad Leader in a Mechanized Infantry Battalion with a world wide rapid deployment mission; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, training, and supervision of a 9 man squad; assist in the training and development of two team leaders; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of his squads equipment valued at over $_______.

Squad Leader of a nine man Airborne Infantry Squad; responsible for the health, welfare, morale and training of his squad; supervises, inspects, rehearses and conducts combat operations both mounted, dismounted, and Airborne in preparation to deploy in support of full spectrum operations worldwide; responsible for the maintenance, serviceability, and combat readiness of the squad's weapons and equipment organic to the Airborne Infantry Squad valued at $______.

Weapons Squad Leader: Directly responsible for the training and well being of a nine-man Airborne Infantry Weapons Squad; capable of no notice worldwide deployment within 18 hours; fight and win upon arrival; receives and issues orders in offense, defense and retrograde operations; directs the fire and movement of his squad; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of weapons systems and equipment valued at over $_______; tactically employs a weapons squad during the platoon operations.

Squad Leader of a seven man SBCT Infantry Weapons Squad preparing to deploy in support of _______;  responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, professional development, and training of his Squad; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $______ of MTOE equipment; responsible for all Squad administrative matters; advises the Platoon Leader and Platoon Sergeant on all matters to include, planning, resourcing, execution of training, and employment of the Squad; controls the Squad’s maneuver and rates and distribution of fires; ensures the Squad performs all duties and tasks safely.

Section leader of a mechanized infantry section in USAREUR; prepares section to deploy to tactical environments; responsible for the individuals of his section and their collective training; responsible for the accountability and maintenance of all assigned equipment; ensures the combat readiness of the section to accomplish the platoon mission; responsible for the health and welfare of __ section members and their families; responsible for equipment in excess of $_________.

Rifle Squad Leader in a Light Infantry Company; responsible for the welfare, fitness, morale and discipline of nine Soldiers; responsible for the individual training and maintenance of their equipment; primary instructor and advisor in the matters of tactics, personnel management and junior leader development; directs his Squad's tactical employment during offensive and defensive operations; responsible for the accountability and maintenance of all assigned MTO&E equipment worth in excess of $_______.

Weapons Squad Leader in a Light Infantry Platoon; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, and professional development of nine Soldiers. Assists the Platoon Leader in the planning of direct fires, em places and directs two M240B machine gun teams. Aids the Platoon Sergeant in developing and implementing individual training, provides technical guidance and support to subordinates in administrative matters; supervises maintenance; ensures compliance with all directed, specified, and implied tasks; responsible for the accountability of over $_____ worth of organic equipment and BII.

Reconnaissance Platoon Team Leader assigned to a CONUS based Stryker Battalion Combat Team; responsible for the welfare and readiness of seven team members; plans for and conducts training for the efficient execution of raids, reconnaissance, ambushes, and civil military operations in preparation for rapid deployments; enforces tactical and Soldier discipline in garrison and field training exercises; responsible for the employment, accountability, and readiness of a Reconnaissance Vehicle, weapons, and equipment valued at $______.

4 Level

Responsible for the health, welfare, morale and training of a man Airborne Dismounted Reconnaissance Platoon; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and effective utilization of all platoon assigned weapons, night observation devices, communications equipment, and individual equipment worth over $____; counsels, disciplines, and develops Soldiers and NCOs into competent leaders; maintains the highest state of combat readiness regardless of conditions and personnel changes.

Responsible for the health, welfare, morale and training of a __man Airborne Infantry Platoon; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and effective utilization of all platoon assigned weapons, night observation devices, communications equipment, and individual equipment worth over $______; counsels, disciplines, and develops Soldiers and NCOs into competent leaders; maintains the highest state of combat readiness regardless of conditions and personnel changes.

Serves as a Platoon Sergeant in a Combined Arms Battalion deployed during _________ and stationed at _______; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, and training of thirty six infantry soldiers; responsible for the accountability and redeployment of four Bradley Fighting Vehicles, six M1151 Up-Armored HMMV's, six Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles and other mission essential equipment valued over $______ in support of _______; assists the Platoon Leader in tactical matters, resources and supervises individual and crew training, ensures compliance with all implied, specified and directed tasks.

Platoon Sergeant of a __ man SBCT Infantry Rifle Platoon preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, 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, 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 NCOs; ensures all Soldiers perform duties and tasks safely.

PSD PSG: Platoon Sergeant of __ man Protective Services Detachment Platoon tasked with guarding the Battalion Command Team in support of combat operation in _______, Afghanistan; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, training, discipline, physical conditioning, and professional development of the entire platoon; ensures the combat readiness of a platoon capable of worldwide deployment in 18 hours notice; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of all weapons, vehicles, and equipment organic to the platoon worth in excess of $__________.

Platoon Sergeant for a __ man Stryker equipped Infantry platoon consisting of three rifle squads, a weapons squad, and four Stryker vehicles capable of deploying anywhere in the world within __ hours; responsible for the training and tactical employment of the platoon in full spectrum operations with a focus on MOUT, limited visibility and precision operations; responsible for the combat readiness, physical fitness, health, welfare, morale, conduct and force protection of the platoon and the well being of their families; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of equipment valued in excess of $________.

Responsible for the morale, health, and training of a __ man Rifle Platoon; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and effective utilization of all platoon-assigned weapons, night observation devices, communications equipment, and individual equipment worth over $_____; counsels, disciplines, and develops soldiers and NCOs into competent leaders; maintains the highest state of combat readiness regardless of conditions and personnel changes.

11C Indirect Fire Infantryman

The indirect fire infantryman serves as a supervisor or as a member of a mortar squad, section, or platoon. Employs crew and individual weapons in offensive, defensive, and retrograde ground combat tactical operations

2 Level

Mortar Squad Leader: Mortar Squad Leader for a SBCT Infantry Rifle Company 60mm/120mm Mortar Section preparing to deploy in support of __________; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, and training of two 4 man gun Teams; responsible for the resourcing and execution of individual MOS specific and common task training for the gun Teams to include their proficiency in those tasks; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $_______ of MTOE equipment; controls the gun Teams rates and distribution of fires; maintains proficiency in plotting board procedures; ensures the Squad performs all duties and tasks safely.

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3 Level

Provides tactical and technical guidance to subordinates and professional support to both subordinates and superiors in the accomplishment of their duties. Receives and issues orders. Coordinate indirect fire support for the mortar. Ensure collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit. Supervise a firing section and various work details. Analyze terrain. Conduct tactical operations for a squad and NBC operations. Maintain operational security. Prepares, operates, and maintains secure communications equipment. Reciprocally lay mortars. Consolidates and re organizes a mortar squad. Supervise fire direction center personnel.

Section Leader of a ten man SBCT Infantry Rifle Company 60mm/120mm Mortar Section preparing to deploy in support of _________; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, and training of his Section; responsible for Section administrative matters; advises the Company Commander on all matters to include, planning, resourcing, execution of training, and employment of the Section; maintains technical and proficiency on FDC procedures; responsible for the development of one subordinate NCO; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $______ of MTOE equipment; ensures the Section performs all duties and tasks safely.

4 Level

Assist in planning (to include fire planning), organizing, directing, supervising, training, coordinating, and reporting activities of subordinate mortar sections and squads. Provide tactical and technical guidance to subordinates and professional support to subordinates and superiors in the accomplishment of their duties. Supervise occupation of an assembly area. Employ NBC defensive team. Plans for, supervises preparation of, and conducts NBC operations. Perform battle damage assessment. Develop a platoon training plan. Conduct graphic resection and hasty surveys.

Mortar Section Leader (Stryker): Mortar Section Leader assigned to a Stryker Battalion Combat Team; responsible for the welfare, training, and development of nine Soldiers; assists the FSO, and the Commander in the planning, preparation, and execution of all individual and collective training in preparation for rapid real world deployments; employs company mortar assets in support of combat operations; responsible for the accountability and readiness of two mortar carrier Strykers with assigned 60mm and 120mm mortar systems worth over $__________.

11Z Infantry Senior Sergeant

The infantry senior sergeant serves as principal NCO in the operations section of combined arms or infantry brigades and higher level organizations. Provides tactical and technical guidance and professional support to subordinates and makes recommendations to superiors in the accomplishment of their duties.

First Sergeant - First Sergeant of a ___ man Stryker Infantry Rifle Company preparing to deploy in support of __________responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, and training of all assigned Soldiers; oversees all Company administrative and maintenance matters; advises the Commander on personnel assignments, morale, discipline, promotions, planning, resourcing, execution of training, and employment of the Company; assists the Company Commander in command and control by implementing command directives, policies, and procedures; responsible for the professional development of __ subordinate NCOs; ensures all Soldiers perform all duties safely.

First Sergeant of a worldwide deployable ____ man Stryker equipped Infantry Rifle Company; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, discipline, and training of all assigned personnel; responsible for the administrative and logistical support required in the field and in garrison; responsible for the education and professional development of the company’s noncommissioned officers; responsible for the accountability and combat readiness of all TO&E and specialty equipment.

First Sergeant: Basic Combat Training - First Sergeant for a gender-integrated Basic Combat Training company assigned the mission of providing tactically competent, physically fit, values based, and highly motivated Soldiers; responsible for the safety, health, welfare, morale, discipline, professional development, and training of __ Drill Sergeants, one DA-Civilian, a supply sergeant, a supply specialist, and ___ Initial Entry Soldiers annually; primary advisor to the company commander in establishing all unit policies, procedures, and training guidance; oversees the accountability of equipment valued in excess of $________.

Additional Duties

IBOLC Instructor: Squad Trainer for ten man Infantry Basic Officer Course Squads; responsible for the training of basic combat skills, field craft, common task training skill levels 1-3, and squad battle drills for ___ newly commissioned Lieutenants annually; assists the Platoon Sergeant in planning, resources, execution, and evaluation of all training events; serves as Noncommissioned Officer role model for ___ lieutenants, responsible for the accountability and maintenance of over $_______ worth of weapons, night vision, vehicles, and communication equipment.

IBOLC Instructor: Responsible for the training of newly commissioned Lieutenants in the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course (IBOLC); responsible for teaching, coaching, and mentoring students during the 13- week course; trains approximately 120 officers annually; plans, coordinates, prevents injury and validates training for 500 hours of instruction in skill levels 1-3 individual and collective tasks; supervises all activities at the individual, squad, and platoon levels; synchronizes and executes selected training events at the company level for up to ___ students.

WEAPONS CO PLATOON SERGEANT - Trains, mentors and supervises a ___member Trainer-Mentor team responsible for training, mentoring and providing feedback to Army Reserve Component (RC) and National Guard (NG), United States Air Force (USAF), United States Navy (USN) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) forces at an enduring Mobilization Site in preparation for deployment to OCONUS on basic and advanced marksmanship techniques; responsible for the maintenance of ___ tactical vehicles, three GSA vehicles and equipment valued in excess of $________.

Stryker Battle Staff NCO for a ___ man SBCT Infantry Company preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; responsible for the welfare, morale, training, development and coordination of the actions of the three Soldiers assigned to the Company Command Post (CP); assists the Company Commander and Executive Officer in the planning of all Company missions; responsible for the collection, processing, and distribution of information within the CP to ensure a shared Common Operation Picture (COP) within the Company; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of  $_______;ensure all Soldiers perform duties safely.

Instructor: Responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, and safety of over 1,000 Officers in training on Anti-Armor weapon systems to include the Javelin, MK19, M2 50 Caliber Machine Gun, and Anti-Armor tactics; accounts for all weapons and related training equipment in excess of $500,000; conducts over 20 hours of instruction per week to the Infantry Pre-Command Course (IPCC), Infantry Officer Basic Course (IOBC), and Officer Candidate School (OCS).

Responsible for the maintenance and operation of a STRYKER combat vehicle; Maintains accountability of up to $_______ worth of equipment, BII and communications platforms onboard vehicle; Trains and mentors STRYKER driver, responsible for his equipment and well-bieng; Operates heavy machine gun during combat patrol, navigates for the squad leader, and monitors communications traffic between other vehicles and ground units; Takes control of vehicle movement in the absence of the squad leader.