11C • Indirect Fire Infantryman

Starting September 9, 20221 year

Overview

The Indirect Fire Infantryman is a member of a mortar squad, section or platoon. The mortar has the most power and range of any weapon in an infantry unit. They are responsible for set up, load and fire of three types of mortars: 60MM, 81MM, or 120MM mortar rounds. They employ crew and weapons in offensive, defensive and retrograde ground combat. Additionally they will operate, clean and store automatic weapons as well as employ, fire, and recover antipersonnel and antitank mines. In addition to these duties they will locate and neutralize mines, carry out scout missions to spot enemy troops and gun locations and operate two-way radios and signal equipment to relay battle orders.

Job Duties

  • Set up, load and fire three types of mortars: 60mm, 81mm or 120mm
  • Employ crew and weapons in offensive, defensive and retrograde ground combat
  • Operate, clean and store automatic weapons
  • Employ, fire and recover antipersonnel and antitank mines
  • Locate and neutralize mines
  • Carry out scout missions to spot enemy troops and gun locations
  • Operate two-way radios and signal equipment to relay battle orders

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time