INFANTRY

Infantry Marines are trained in core competencies of gunnery on infantry weapons, combat operations, and battlefield awareness; employing a variety of weapons, and through communications links, supporting arms including artillery, naval gunfire, and close air support; sea-based, projecting onto vital littorals in any climate or place.

These US Marines are capable of the full spectrum of combat, day or night, against opposing forces with a full spectrum of capabilities, including NBC; using maneuver warfare to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver; either on foot or mounted on trucks, assault vehicles, assault craft, or vertical assault aircraft. These combat-oriented expeditionary warriors are masters of performing in chaotic and uncertain conditions of crisis and conflict.

Infantry Marines are able to secure and defend self and vital terrain by repelling the enemy’s assault by fire, maneuver, and close combat; cultivated in a leadership continuum that develops the basic warrior through experience and coaching into a fully qualified noncommissioned officer and staff noncommissioned officer: a combat leader of Marines who trains and directs the actions of Marines in teams, sections, squads, and platoons, while coordinating with higher and adjacent units and supporting units.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Get Your Military Degree!

Find schools and get information on the program that’s right for you. (It’s fast and free!)

Learn more about topics like:

  • Admissions
  • Expenses
  • Degrees & Programs
  • Course Schedules
  • Financial Aid
    (check to see if the school offers it and if you qualify)
  • And More…

Step 1 of 2