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Special Forces Duty description

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18B Special Forces Weapons Sergeant

18C Special Forces Engineer Sergeant

18D Special Forces Medical Sergeant

18E Special Forces Communications Sergeant

18F Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant

18Z Special Forces Senior Sergeant

Additional Duties

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18B Special Forces Weapons Sergeant

Special Forces Weapons Sergeant employs U.S. and foreign small arms, light and heavy crew served weapons, anti-aircraft and anti-armor weapons.

Controls emplacement and supervises employment during tactical offensive and defensive combat operations; reads, interprets, and prepares combat orders; coordinates organic and supporting fire power, performs standard and non-standard air delivery, airborne operations, and air-ground operations; ensures collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit and staff sections.

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3 Level

Trains and maintains proficiency in all major duties. Employ highly demanding conventional and high risk unconventional warfare tactics and techniques in the employment of U.S. and foreign small arms, light and heavy crew served weapons, anti aircraft and anti armor weapons. Supervises and controls execution of tactical conventional and unconventional operational employment and emplacement of all types of U.S. light weapons (up to and including 50 cal MG) and 106mm RR), man portable air defense weapons and U.S. anti armor weapons (including anti tank missile systems), to perform tactical operations. Maintain proficiency with the employment and functions of all foreign high density light and heavy weapons, man portable air defense and anti armor weapons. Evaluates terrain, selects weapons emplacements, sites, and assigns targets and areas of fire. Reads, interprets, and prepares combat orders.

4 Level

Performs all duties of preceding skill level and coordinates organic and supporting fire power, performs standard and non standard air delivery, airborne operations, and air ground operations. Participate in special missions and operations as detachment member. Ensure collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit and staff sections. Reads and interprets maps and aerial photos and assists in area studies preparation. Plans, prepares and conducts briefings, briefbacks, and debriefings. Act in supervisor capacity when conducting split detachment operations and missions. Conducts security and training when task organized in preparation (isolation) for missions and during operations.

 

18C Special Forces Engineer Sergeant

The Special Forces engineer sergeant employs offensive/defensive combat engineer capabilities.

Performs and instructs in demolitions, explosives, improvised munitions, U.S. and foreign landmines, mine/countermine operations, construction, field fortification, bridging, rigging, electrical wiring, reconnaissance, target analysis and civil action projects; instructs and performs land and water navigation duties by interpreting maps, overlays, photos, charts and using standard and nonstandard navigational techniques and equipment; proficient in sabotage operations with standard, nonstandard, and improvised munitions and explosives; plans, prepares and conducts the target analysis portion of the area study; collects and disseminates engineer intelligence data; prepares and reviews target folders; prepares and reviews target analysis folders.

 

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3 Level

Plans, prepares and conducts the target portion of the area study and conducts briefings, briefbacks and debriefings. Collects and disseminates engineer intelligence data. Prepares and reviews target folders. Supervises combat engineering functions when conducting split detachment operations and missions.

4 Level

Provides tactical and technical guidance to the Detachment Commander, indigenous and allied personnel. Plans, organizes, trains, advises, assists and supervises indigenous and allied personnel on employment of engineer assets in defensive/offensive operations and in support of operations through battalion level. Prepares and reviews target analysis folders. Responsible for the planning, execution and supervision of cross training of detachment members in Special Forces engineer skills. When directed, conducts operational and intelligence planning, preparation, and execution of detachment missions.

18D Special Forces Medical Sergeant

Ensures detachment medical readiness; establishes and supervises temporary, fixed and unconventional warfare medical/dental facilities to support conventional or unconventional operations with emergency, routine, and long term medical care.

Provides initial medical/dental screening and evaluation of allied and indigenous personnel; manages detachment, allied, or indigenous patients, administration, admission and discharge, care, laboratory and pharmacological requirements and the initiation, maintenance and transfer of records; orders, stores, catalogs, safeguards and distributes medical/dental supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals; supervises medical care and treatment during split detachment missions; operates combat laboratory and treats emergency and trauma patients in accordance with established surgical principles

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3 Level

Diagnoses and treats various medical/veterinary dermatological, pediatric, infectious and obstetric conditions using appropriate medications, intravenous fluid support and physical measures; manages and supervise all aspects of deployed preventive medicine; develops and provides medical intelligence as required; in unconventional warfare environment, instructs medical personnel, manages guerilla hospital, and field evacuation nets; coordinates the operation, interaction and activities of medical/dental facilities within an area of operation; manages battalion size troop medical/dental clinic and its administrative and logistical support; establishes a base stock of medical supplies and equipment, internal or external procurement, storage, security and distribution of those items; coordinates veterinary training and support for area requiring animal transportation or use; provides guidance and training of medical personnel and preventive medicine specialists.

4 Level

Supervises and manages field medical activities in a conventional or unconventional warfare environment. Advises and provides tactical and technical guidance to the Detachment Commander, indigenous and allied personnel. Responsible for the planning, execution and supervision of cross training of detachment members in medical skills. In unconventional warfare environment, instructs medical personnel, manages guerilla hospital, and field evacuation nets; coordinates the operation, interaction and activities of medical/dental facilities within an area of operation; manages battalion size troop medical/dental clinic and its administrative and logistical support. Establish a base stock of medical supplies and equipment, internal or external procurement, storage, security and distribution of those items. Coordinate veterinary training and support for area requiring animal transportation or use. Provide guidance and training of medical personnel and preventive medicine specialists. When directed, conducts operational and intelligence planning, preparation and execution of detachment missions.

18E Special Forces Communications Sergeant

Provides conventional and unconventional tactical communications support during unilateral, combined, coalition, joint, interagency and multinational operations

3 Level

Employs ODA communications equipment to include HF, VHF and UHF/SHF radio communications systems to transmit and receive radio messages in voice, continuous wave and burst radio nets. Plans, manages, and advises commander on C4I architecture, communications matters, and communications security to AOB level.

4 Level

Advise Commander on C4I architecture, communications matters, and communications to Special Forces Operating Base (SFOB) level. Prepare communications plans and annexes. Prepare Signal Operations Instructions/Communication Electronics Operations Instructions (SOI/CEOI). Serve as Communications-Electronics (C-E) NCOIC for FOB communications.

18F Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant

Employs conventional and unconventional warfare tactics and techniques in intelligence collection and processing.

Trains and maintains proficiency in all major duties. Provides tactical and technical guidance to the Detachment Commander, indigenous and allied personnel. Plans, organizes, trains, advises, assists and supervises indigenous and allied personnel on collection and processing of intelligence information. Performs intelligence and operational duties when task organized in preparation (isolation) for special missions and during operations. Writes operation plans and combat orders, and supporting annexes. Conducts briefings, briefbacks and debriefings. Establishes intelligence nets, conducts agent handling and prepares agent reports within the operational area. Capable of establishing identify through fingerprinting. Processes prisoners of war, writes and establishes security plan and performs security duties. Maintains all classified documents in the operational area and establishes destruction and evacuation plans. Provides area specialist assistance to the detachment, SF, U.S. Army, system services and other agencies.

18Z Special Forces Senior Sergeant

Supervises, instructs and serves as the senior enlisted member for SF activities. Trains and maintains proficiency in all major duties associated with Special Forces. Performs administrative, operational and training duties during tasks organization of the ODA in mission preparation (isolation) and during operations. Performs joint, combined and coalition planning and supervises operations for higher headquarters, major commands and joint commands. Performs senior leadership, staff, and training functions within special forces.

Additional Duties

 

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