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What Does it Take to Be an Infantry?

Infantry Job 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.

Other Infantry Job Titles

  • Expeditionary Force - Combat Skills
  • Scout-Sniper
  • Rifleman
  • Individual GWOT IA/ILO Multi-National Force
  • Combat Rifle Crewmember


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