Special Forces Weapons Sergeant

Branch: 
Special Forces
CMF: 
18B
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Employs conventional and unconventional warfare tactics and techniques in individual and small unit infantry operations.

Skill Level 3 Trains and maintains proficiency in all major duties. Employs highly demanding conventional and high-risk unconventional warfare tactics and techniques in the employment of individual domestic, foreign small arms, light and heavy crew served weapons, anti-aircraft and anti-armor weapons.

Supervises and performs construction of hasty fortifications and controls execution of tactical conventional and unconventional operational employment and functioning of all types of U.S. light weapons (up to and including 50 cal MG), U.S. heavy weapons (up to and including the 4.2in and 120mm mortar and 106mm RR), man-portable air defense weapons and U.S. anti-armor weapons (including anti-tank missile systems), to perform tactical operations.

Maintains proficiency with the employment and functions of all foreign high-density light and heavy weapons, man-portable air defense and anti-armor weapons. Evaluates terrain, selects weapons emplacements, sites, and assigns targets and areas of fire. Reads, interprets, and prepares combat orders.

Skill Level 4 Performs all duties of preceding skill level and coordinates organic and supporting fire power, performs standard and non-standard air delivery, airborne operations, and air-ground operations. Participates in special missions and operations as detachment member.

Ensures collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit and staff sections. Reads and interprets maps and aerial photos and assists in area studies preparation. Plans, prepares and conducts briefings, brief backs, and debriefings. Acts in supervisor capacity when conducting split-detachment operations and missions. Conducts security and training when task organized in preparation (isolation) for missions and during operations.

Physical Profile Serial #: 
111221
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
110 total in VE+AR and 100 total in AR+AS+MC
Other Qualifications: 
  • A security clearance of SECRET.
  • Must complete Special Forces Qualification Course formal training course.
  • Must meet requirements listed in AR 614-200.
  • A U.S. citizen.
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