Infantryman




















US Army Infantryman





11B – Infantryman













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Duty
Army
Reserve









Closed
to Women
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US Army infantryman supervise, lead, or serve as members of an infantry activity
that employs individual or crew
served weapons in support of offensive
and defensive combat opera tions.
Duties for MOS 11B at each level
of skill are:


(1) Skill Level 1. Assists in
the performance of reconnaissance
operations. Employs, fires, and
recovers anti-personnel and anti-tank
mines. Locates and neutralizes
mines. Operates, mounts/dismounts,
zeros, and engages targets using
night vision sight. Operates and
maintains communications equipment
and operates in a radio net. Operates
in a NBC contaminated area. Constructs
field expedient firing aids for
infantry weapons. Performs as
a member of a fire team during
a movement to contact, reconnaissance,
and security, an attack, defense,
situational training exercises
and all infantry dismounted battle
drills. Processes prisoners of
war and captured documents.


(2) Skill Level 2. US Army infantryman performs duties
shown in preceding level of skill.
Leads an infantry team in combat
operations, providing tactical
and technical guidance to subordinates
and professional support to both
superiors and subordinates in
the accomplishment of their duties.
Leads, supervises, and trains
subordinate personnel. Calls for
and adjusts indirect fire. Evaluates
terrain and selects weapon emplacement.
Controls organic fires. Installs
and recovers anti-handing devices
on anti-tank mines and electrical
and non-electrical demolition
charges. Supervises construction
of hasty fortifications and re
ceipt, storage, and issue of ammunition.
Records operational information
on maps. Receives and implements
combat orders, di rects deployment
of personnel in offensive, defensive,
and retro grade operations. Requests,
observes, and adjusts direct supporting
fire. Evaluates terrain and supervises
the emplacement of sighting and
firing all assigned weapons. Uses
maps and map overlays, performs
intersection and resection, and
determines elevation and grid
azimuths. Leads a fire team during
a movement to contact, reconnaissance
and security, an attack, defense,
situational training exercises,
and all infantry dismounted battle
drills.


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(3) Skill Level 3. Performs duties
shown in preceding level of skill.
Leads an infantry squad and/or
a reconnaissance (scout) team
during combat operations. Supervises
tactical deployment of as signed
element in offensive, defensive,
and retrograde operations. Provides
tactical and technical guidance
to subordinates and profes sional
support to both subordinates and
superiors in the accomplish ment
of their duties. Receives and
issues orders. Coordinates action
of the element with adjacent and
support elements and organic and
supporting fire power. Ensures
collection and proper reporting
of intelligence data to unit.
Adjusts aerial fire support. Analyzes
ter rain. Conducts tactical operations
for a squad, operations of a patrol
base, and NBC operations. Maintains
operational security. Prepares,
operates, and maintains secure
communications equipment. Leads
a squad during movement to contact,
reconnaissance and security, an
attack, defense situational training
exercises, and all infantry dis
mounted battle drills.


(4) Skill Level 4. US Army infantryman perform duties
shown in preceding level of skill.
Supervises an infantry or reconnaissance
(scout) platoon in combat operations
and intelligence information gathering.
Leads a platoon during a movement
to contact, reconnaissance and
security, an attack defense, situation
training exercises, and all infantry
dismounted battle drills. Provides
tactical and technical guidance
to subordinates and professional
support to both subordinates and
superiors in the accomplishment
of their duties. Supervises the
occupation of an assembly area.
Employs NBC defensive teams. Plans
for, supervises preparation of,
and conducts NBC operations. Per
forms battle damage assessment.
Develops a platoon training plan.


(5)Skill Level 5. Performs duties
shown in preceding level of skill.
Supervises an infantry company
in combat. Plans, coordinates,
supervises, and participates in
activities pertaining to organization,
training, combat operations, and
intelligence of units at battalion
or higher. Provides tactical and
technical guidance to subordinates
and professional support to both
subordinates and superiors in
the accomplishment of their duties.
Serves as the principal noncommissioned
officer in an infantry company;
supervising the processing of
operations and intelligence information
in an infantry battalion or higher
level unit.









Physical demands rating and qualifications
for initial award of MOS. US Army infantryman
must possess the following qualifications–


(1) A physical demands rating,
of very heavy.


(2) A physical profile, of 111221.


(3) Color discrimination of red/green.


(4) Correctable vision of 20/20
in one eye; 20/100 in other eye.


(5)A minimum score of 90in apptitude
area CO.


(6) Formal training (completion
of MOS 11B course conducted under
the auspices of the USA Infantry
School) mandatory.


NOTE: This job is not open for
women.


Additional skill identifiers


(1) B4–Sniper.


(2) C2–DRAGON Gunnery.


(3) F7–Pathfinder.


(4) P5–Master Fitness Trainer.


(5) Q8–Tactical Air Operations.


(6) W7 Special Forces Underwater
Operations.


(7) W8–Special Forces Military
Free Fall Operations.


(8) 2C–JAVELIN Gunnery (skill
level 3 and below).


(9) 2S–Battle Staff Operations
(skill level 3 and above).


(10) 4A–Reclassification Training.


       

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