Job Description: Mortarmen are responsible for the tactical employment of the M224, 60mm Light Mortar and M252, 81mm Medium Mortar. Mortarmen provide indirect fire in support of the rifle and LAR squads/platoons/companies and the infantry and LAR battalions. They are located in the weapons platoon of the Rifle Companies, 81mm Mortar Platoons of the Weapons Companies and LAR Companies. Noncommissioned Officers are assigned as Mortar Gunners, Forward Observers, Fire Direction Plotters, and squad and section leaders.

  • Branch Branch: Marines
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  • Desinnation Designation: 0341
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $30,144
  • 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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