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Mos 0311

A U.S. Marine Infantryman (0311) with 1/2 Bravo Company patrols alongside the Euphrates River in Hīt, Iraq, 2005.

MOS 0311 is the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) code for Rifleman. It is the primary infantry MOS for the Marine Corps.

Contents

  • General information 1
  • Training 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

General information

The riflemen employ the LAR squad, scout-snipers in the infantry battalion, and reconnaissance or assault team in the reconnaissance units. Noncommissioned officers are assigned as fire team leaders, scout team leaders, rifle squad leaders, or rifle platoon guides. The mission of the Marine Corps rifle squad is to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver and to repel enemy's assault by fire and close combat.

Training

Training for this MOS is conducted at the United States Marine Corps School of Infantry. The training period is 59 days.

See also

External links

  • 0311, Rifleman - usmilitary.about.com
  • TO Rifle Company, Infantry Battalion, Infantry Regiment, Marine Division - globalsecurity.org


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