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The Infantry Assaultman easily slipped into roles that were not his own and excelled. Why? Nobody really knows, it was just what he did. The Marine Corps is doing away with its infantry assaultman military occupational specialty and phasing out the assault section of Marine. When I realized today was time for Strip #51, I decided to do a tribute to my personal MOS: The Assaultman. It is kind of the odd-ball of the.

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Neller also confirmed that the Marine Corps plans to replace the SMAW in its breaching mission with the Carl Gustaf 84mm recoilless rifle, a possibility first reported exclusively by Military.

Ode to the infantry assaultman

When he deployed to Iraq, he said, he ended up filling the always in-demand role of machine gunner. Guided Missile Destroyer’s Command Master Chief Fired Navy officials said they had identified misconduct during an ongoing investigation.


The service would add 3, Marines in and now expects an additional 1, thanks to the recently signed National Defense Authorization Act. That axsaultman will likely take place in the next four years. Poll Shows Veterans’ Support for Trump Is Strong Male veterans were much more likely to approve of Trump asszultman those who haven’t served, 58 percent to 46 percent.

It makes sense to cut the infantry assaultman MOS in part because it contains Marines of more junior ranks — private to sergeant — and its training overlaps with that of the other infantry MOSs, he said.


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He could do that. Each future rifle company will have an element of combat engineers aligned with it to take on breaching and demolition duties.

He was a renaissance man of the infantry. My Profile News Home Page. Marine Corps leaders made clear in early that they wanted a significant increase in end strength: He had to be.

Current Edition Subscribe Digital Edition. Most Popular Military News. More from American Grit: Robert Neller, who confirmed planning in December while on an annual tour of deployed Marine elements around the world, said he expects the move to happen in the next three to five years as part of a slate of changes designed to help the Corps prepare for future fights.

Military figures we lost At the close ofit’s time to remember some of the notable service members we lost through the year. The Infantry Assaultman easily slipped into roles that were not his own and excelled. The infantry assaultman, one of the Marine Corps’ five assaultmab infantry positions, is tasked with breaching, demolition, and rocket fire against fortified positions.

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But we had to give up something to get something else. The infantry assaultman was smart. Originally published at American Grit. But more women are joining the military, and they are bucking the pattern. Follow her on Twitter at HopeSeck.

Do you need a whole MOS for that? Nobody knew what to do with the assaultmen, so while they maintained their specific MOS skills, they also learned and picked up the skills from others as well. Trump Slowing Down Troop Pullout from Syria Graham had been an outspoken critic of Trump’s decision, which had drawn bipartisan criticism.


In an interview with Military. His job required that he be able to distinguish between friendly and enemy tanks through a thermal optic, memorize several different equations for demolitions and numerous explosive values, all in the blink of an eye.

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Because of the specific, niche nature of the job, he said, s end up doing other jobs on deployment. At seven Marines in a company assault section, three companies in a battalion, and 24 battalions in the Marine Corps, the move will leave more than spots available in the service to fill other jobs.

In addition to cyber, Neller said he’s looking to build up intelligence analysis, air defense, and maintenance for ground vehicles and aviation.

The Marine Corps is doing away with its infantry assaultman military occupational specialty and phasing out the assault section of Marine rifle companies in assault,an effort to build up communities such as cyber and electronic warfare, Military.