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Life As an Infantry

Occupation Description Operate weapons and equipment in ground combat operations. Duties include operating and maintaining weapons, such as rifles, machine guns, mortars, and hand grenades; locating, constructing, and camouflaging infantry positions and equipment; evaluating terrain and recording topographical information; operating and maintaining field communications equipment; assessing need for and directing supporting fire; placing explosives and performing minesweeping activities on land; and participating in basic reconnaissance operations.

Types of Infantry Jobs

  • Heavy Antiarmor Weapons Infantryman
  • Scout-Sniper
  • Infantryman
  • Scout Sniper
  • Infantry Assaultman
Infantry Sectors

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