Job Description: The Machine Gunner is responsible for the tactical employment of the 7.62 mm Medium Machine-Gun, the 50 cal., and 40mm Heavy Machine-Gun, and their support vehicle. Machine Gunners provide direct fire in support of the Infantry Rifle squads/platoons/companies. They are located in the weapons platoons of the rifle and weapons company in the infantry battalion. Noncommissioned Officers are assigned as team leaders and squad leaders/section leaders.

  • Branch Branch: Marines
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  • Desinnation Designation: 0331
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $28,871
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: GT: 80
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-29
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Infantry
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