Job Description: The indirect fire infantryman is a member of a mortar squad, section or platoon. The mortar has the most power and range of any weapon in an infantry unit. Job duties include: set up, load and fire three types of mortars: 60mm, 81mm or 120mm; employ crew and weapons in offensive, defensive and retrograde ground combat; operate, clean and store automatic weapons; employ, fire and recover antipersonnel and antitank mines; locate and neutralize mines; carry out scout missions to spot enemy troops and gun locations; operate two-way radios and signal equipment to relay battle orders.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 11C
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $35,823
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB:
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Combat
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25 Average Age
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5,450 Number Employed
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4.0 YearsAverage Employment