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Infantry - 55-3016.00

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O*NET-SOC 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.

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Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Basic Infantryman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Basic Marine With Enlistment Guarantee (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Basic Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Basic Officer (Marine Corps - Warrant Officer only)
  • Critical Skills Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Expeditionary - Maritime Security (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Expeditionary Force - Combat Skills (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fighting Vehicle Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • General Service Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Ground Command and Control (C2) Operations NCO (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • GWOT IA/ILO Multi-National Force, Not Deployed (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Heavy Antiarmor Weapons Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Indirect Fire Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Individual Augmentation (IA) Support Assignment- Basic Combat Unit Member (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Individual Augmentation (IA) Support Assignment-Basic Combat (BC) Unit Member (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Individual Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Individual Augmentee/In Lieu Of (IA/ILO) Multinational Force (MNF) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Individual GWOT IA/ILO Multi-National Force (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Infantry Assaultman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Infantry Squad Leader (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Infantry Training Accession Reporting Code (Army - Enlisted)
  • Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Machine Gunner (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Mortarman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Rifleman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Scout Sniper (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Scout-Sniper (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Combat Rifle Crewmember