Infantry Officer

Branch: 
Infantry
CMF: 
11O
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

An Infantry Officer is to be a leader in operations specific to the Infantry and to lead others in all areas of land combat.

The responsiblities of an Infantry Lieutenant include:

  • Leading and controlling the Infantry and combined armed forces during land combat.
  • Coordinate employment of Infantry Soldiers at all levels of command, from platoon to battalion and higher, in U.S. and multi-national operations.

Additional responsibilities of an Infantry Captain are:

  • Commanding and controlling the Infantry and combined armed companies and company-sized units (200-300 Soldiers).
  • Coordinate employment of Infantry Soldiers at all levels of command, from company to division level and beyond, in U.S. and multi-national operations.
  • Develop doctrine, organizations and equipment for unique Infantry missions.
  • Instruct Infantry skills at service schools and combat training centers.
  • Serve as an Infantry advisor to other units, including Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve organizations.
Qualifications and Prerequisites
Other Qualifications: 
  • MUST be an officer
  • Must complete Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) I, II & III.
  • Like Infantry, this MOS is not available to women.

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