MOS INFANTRY 11B/Squad Leader
Assigned as a Squad Leader, responsible for the health, welfare, morale, and combat readiness of a six man squad in a Rapid Deployment Platoon of the 3rd Infantry Division; Assists platoon sergeant in developing and implementing individual training; provides technical guidance and support to subordanates in administrative matters; supervises maintenance; ensures compliance with all directed, specified, and implied tasks; responsible for the accountability of $2,000.000 in weapons, optics, and organizational equipment.
11B Squad Leader
Rifle Squad Leader in a Light Infantry Company; responsible for the welfare, fitness, morale and discipline of nine Soldiers; responsible for the individual training and maintenance of their equipment; primary instructor and advisor in the matters of tactics, personnel management and junior leader development; directs his Squad's tactical employment during offensive and defensive operations; responsible for the accountability and maintenance of all assigned MTO&E equipment worth in excess of 750,000 dollars.
Weapons Squad Leader in a Light Infantry Platoon; responsible for the health, welfare, morale, and professional development of nine Soldiers. Assists the Platoon Leader in the planning of direct fires, emplaces and directs two M240B machine gun teams. Aids the Platoon Sergeant in developing and implementing individual training, provides technical guidance and support to subordinates in administrative matters; supervises maintenance; ensures compliance with all directed, specified, and implied tasks; responsible for the accountability of over $250,000 worth of organic equipment and BII.
MOS 11B2O, Assistant Scout Squad Leader
Leads a reconnaissance team during combat operations; supervises tactical deployment of assigned element in offensive, defensive and retrograde operations; receives and issues orders; coordinates action of the element with adjacent and support elements and organic and supporting fire power; analyzes terrain; conducts tactical operation for a squad, operations of a patrol base and NBC operations; maintains operational security; prepares, operates and maintains secure communications equipment; ensures collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit.
Squad Leader of a forward deployed, USAREUR based, M2A2 ODS Mechanized Infantry Platoon in Germany; leads a 9 man squad in combat and peacekeeping operations; provides technical and tactical guidance to subordinates; employs dismounted weapons; receives and issues orders; leads and participates in patrols; collects and reports intelligence data; responsible for the health, morale, and welfare of his Soldiers; development of junior NCOs; supervises maintenance and accountability for all equipment, worth over $1,500,000.
MOS 11B Squad Leader
Squad leader in a mechanized infantry platoon forward deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-10; responsible for the training, professional development, health, morale and welfare of seven enlisted soldiers; assists platoon sergeant in developing and implementing individual training; provides technical guidance and support to subordinates in administrative matters; supervises maintenance; ensures compliance with all directed, specified, and implied tasks; responsible for the accountability of two M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, two MRAP's, weapons, optics, and organizational equipment in value of over ten million dollars.
11B Fighting Vehicle Infantryman Squad Leader
Served as team leader, responsible for the leadership, training, safety, morale and well-being of 5 subordinates; performed duties as Infantry Fighting Vehicle driver, gunner, and fire team member; employed proper dismounted movement techniques, cover, concealment, and camouflage as part of dismount team; performed basic communication functions and operated platoon communications equipment; constructed individual fighting positions; assisted in the construction of fortification and barriers, including minefields and obstacles; assisted in the breaching of minefields and obstacles; collected and reported tactical information as a member of combat or reconnaissance patrol; accountable for one M2ODS Bradley Fighting Vehicle, weapons, and organizational equipment valued at of over five million dollars.
Trains his squad on the individual and collective tasks required to sustain combat effectiveness.
- Accountable for his men and equipment
- Submits reports for awards and decorations to senior officers .
- Directs maintenance of squad equipment and weapons
- Inspects conditions of weapons, uniform and clothing
- Ensures equal distribution of supplies and materials among squad members
- Controls emotional well-being of his soldiers
- Helps in traning and development
- technical guidance and support to soldiers
- responsible for the health, morale, and welfare of his Soldiers
mission objectives are carried out and that each solider under his command understands his role in that mission and carries out his duties to the best of his ability. For example, if enemy contact is expected during the mission, the squad leader must outline each squad member's duties in fire support, under what condition regrouping is to be conducted and where the rally point for the mission is located