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United States Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions and Qualification Factors

0351, Assaultman


Cpl. Daniel Hopping, assaultman, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and a native of Rogers, Arkansas, shields himself from dust being kicked up from a CH-53E Super Sea Stallion lifting off during a mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 28, 2014. The company's mission was to disrupt Taliban forces in Larr Village and establish a presence in the area. Five days prior to the helicopter-borne mission, the company confiscated two rocket-propelled grenades in the vicinity of the village.
U.S. Marine Corps / Cpl. Joseph Scanlan

Summary. The assaultman is responsible for the tactical employment of the shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapon (SMAW), and the Dragon medium assault antitank weapon. Assaultmen provide antibunker and antiarmor fire in support of the rifle squads/platoons/companies and the infantry battalion, and are located in the weapons platoons and weapons companies of the infantry battalion. Noncommissioned officers are assigned as gunners and team, squad, and section leaders.


(1) GT score, of 80 or higher.

(2) Complete the Antitank Assaultman Course at the School of Infantry, MCB Camp Pendleton, CA, or MCB Camp Lejeune, NC, or upon completion of appropriate MOJT.

(3) Must have normal color vision, and vision of 20/200, correctable to 20/20.

Duties. For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.35, Individual Training Standards.

Related DOT Classification/DOT Code. Antitank Assault Gunner 378.464-010.

Related Military Skill

(1) Rifleman, 0311.

(2) Antitank Assault Guided Missileman, 0352.

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