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MOS 0306 -- Infantry Weapons Officer


MOS/Title: 0306 -- Infantry Weapons Officer

Type of Officer : Warrant Office

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: CW05 to CW02

Job Description: Infantry weapons officers are advisers to the commander at all levels on the tactical employment of the weapons organic to infantry units. Gunners assist the primary staff in the development and monitoring of unit training programs related to the training, tactical employment and the preventive maintenance of the unit's organic weapons. They have oversight of the units annual re-qualification programs for the service rifle and pistol and supervise the units training programs with respect to individual and infantry crew served weapons to include preparation of training plans and schedules. They also design, develop, implement and control expeditionary ranges, world wide, to accommodate all weapons organic to the MAGTF in accordance with the CUrrE!nt version of MCO 3570.1. Additional duties may include: new weapons systems acqui.sition, new weapons systems research and development, management of the units ammunition allocation, the unit training plan, infantry training, and fire support planning. His strength is his ability to "set-up" combined arms training. During operations the Gunner will assist the commander in battle tracking. He can be sent forward to oversee the battle, reporting directly to the battalion/regiment.al/division commanders in a "directed telescope" fashion. As infantry weapons officers advance in grade, billet descriptions will include: Marine Gunner Infantry Training Battalion (SOl East or West), Marine Gunner Advanced Infantry Training Company (SOl East and West), Tactical Training and Exercise Control Group (TTECG) MAGTF-TC, Marine Gunner Infantry Regiment (Active and Reserve) Marine Gunner Infantry Division, Marine Gunner Infantry Officer Course, Marine Gunner the Basic School, Marine Gunner Small Arms Weapons Instructor school, and Marine Gunner 4th MEB (AT). Additional assignments may be assigned based on future needs of the Marine Corps.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must have a minimum GT score of 110.

(2) Must have previously served in MOS 0369.

(3) Must be a minimum of Gunnery Sergeant when selected.

(4) TIS requirements are determined annually by CMC based on the needs of the Marine Corps.

(5) Must complete the Warrant Officer Basic Course.

(6) Must complete a specifically designed course of instruction sponsored by the Commanding Officer, The Basic School and the Marine Gunner OccFld manager.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC Directive 3500-87, Training and Readiness Manual.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

Tactical Ground Range Control Officer.

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, part 1

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