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MOS 11C, Indirect Fire Infantryman Duty Descriptions
11C Fire Direction Check Computer/11C20B1
Serves as a Fire Direction Check Computer for a 120mm Mortar Platoon in a fully digitized Combined Arms Battalion; responsible for the training, mentorship, health, moral and welfare of three Soldiers; receives and assists in processing fire missions for the battalion in order to provide accurate and timely fire support; responsible for the supervision of maintenance and accountability of one M577 including basic issue items, communications equipment and a Mortar Fire Control System; accountable for equipment valued in excess of $500,000.
SECTION SERGEANT 11C30
Served as a Section Sergeant responsible for the daily duties of 24 Soldiers in a rapid deployment unit; receives and processes fire missions for the battalion for accurate and timely fire support; advises and assists the Platoon Sergeant and Platoon Leader on the combat employment of mortars; responsible for over $2 million worth of equipment for maintenance and accountability; mitigates risk through risk management procedures.
11C Squad Leader/11C20
Mortar Squad Leader in a Stryker Infantry Company; responsible for the training, health, morale, welfare and discipline of five Soldiers; keeps Platoon Sergeant informed of squad status with regard to accountability, combat readiness, education, personnel action and promotions; directly supervises the maintenance and accountability of squad equipment.
Mortar PLT Sergeant
Responsible for the morale, health, and training of a 23 man Mortar Platoon; responsible for the maintenance, accountability, and effective utilization of all platoon-assigned weapons, night observation devices, communications equipment, and individual equipment worth over $2,500,000 including 7 HMMWVs and 8 Mortar Weapon Systems; counsels, disciplines, and develops soldiers and NCOs into competent leaders; maintains the highest state of combat readiness regardless of conditions and personnel changes; advises the Mortar Platoon Leader, the Operations Officer, and the Battalion Commander on the tactical and technical employment of Mortars.
11C2O Mortar Squad Leader
Serves as a Mortar Squad Leader of a light infantry mortar section; prepared for rapid deployment in support of worldwide contingency operations; responsible for supporting the company with timely and accurate indirect fire; provides fire support computing data for the Section Leader, maintains ammunition records, applies meteorological and registration data, and assumes control of a gun during split operations; responsible for the proper tactical employment of mortars during individual gun movements; responsible for training, health, welfare, morale, and administration of four Soldiers; weapons, and equipment valued over $250,000.
Leads a mortar section. Provides tactical and technical guidance to subordinates and professional support to both subordinates and superiors in the accomplishment of their duties. Receives and issues orders. Coordinates indirect fire support for the mortar. Ensures collection and proper reporting of intelligence data to unit. Supervises a firing section and various work details. Analyzes terrain. Conducts tactical operations for a squad and NBC operations. Maintains operational security. Prepares, operates, and maintains secure communications equipment. Reciprocally lay mortars. Consolidates and reorganizes a mortar squad. Supervises fire direction center personnel.
11C SquadLeader 11C3P
Squad Leader in a rapid deployable Airborne Cavalry Squadron 120mm and 60mm Mortar Section forwardly deployed in the Government Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in support of combat operations in OEF X; assists the Section Leader on tactical employment and training of section for combat; responsible for the discipline, morale, welfare, technical, and tactical training of a 4 man Airborne Cavalry Mortar squad; ensures that the squad's assigned weapons, vehicle, and personnel are combat ready and able to deploy within 18 hours of notification; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of one M998 and all associated equipment valued in excess of $500,000
11C Squad Leader/11C20
Mortar Squad Leader in a Stryker Infantry Company; responsible for the training, health, morale, welfare and discipline of five Soldiers; keeps Platoon Sergeant informed of squad status with regard to accountability, combat readiness, education, personnel action and promotions; directly supervises the maintenance and accountability of squad equipment valued at $2,000,000
11C10 Light Infantry Mortarman
Mortar Team member, i.e.-Gunner, Asst Gunner in a Mortar Platoon. Capable of worldwide deployment in support of contingency operations. Responsible for the maintanence and welfare of the fire crew and equipment. Responsible for the timely and accurate indirect fire support of a light infantry battalion in support of combat operations.
11C light infantry 11C20B1
Squad Leader in an 81mm/120mm (Medium) mortar platoon, capable of worldwide deployment in support of contingency operations; responsible for the technical and tactical training, health and welfare and physical fitness of five Soldiers; responsible for the timely and accurate indirect fire support of a light infantry battalion in support of combat operations; responsible for the accountability and maintenance of one HMMWV and $200,000 worth of indirect fire equipment.
11C mortarman 11C2O
Served as a Squad Leader in a mechanized 120mm Mortar Platoon; responsible for the welfare, health, morale, and training of four Soldiers; further responsible for the maintenance and accountability of one M1064A3 mortar carrier, and all associated equipment valued in excess of $600,000; controlled the tactical movement of his Squad; emplaced vehicle and Squad into firing positions; ensured the timely and accurate application of firing data; conducted emergency missions as required
11C Duty Description: f. The mortar platoon sergeant is the principal assistant to the platoon leader and assists him in all matters pertaining to training and operation of the platoon. He assumes responsibilities of the platoon leader during his absence. In addition, he performs the following:
(1) Inspects and supervises to ensure the platoon leader's orders are executed.
(2) Leads the reconnaissance party and conducts reconnaissance of routes and positions, when required.
(3) Supervises movements, as required. When the platoon is operating in two sections, he normally directly supervises one.
(4) Supervises the preparation of the platoon ground defense.
(5) Supervises camouflage, field hygiene, and sanitation.
(6) Supervises the platoon's security and sleep plans.
(7) Lays the mortars for firing, when required.
(8) Ensures that situation maps are maintained in the FDC.
(9) Ensures available meteorological data is applied to firing data, when appropriate.
(10) Supervises the test firing and zeroing of weapons and boresighting of mortars.
(11) Ensures communication nets are established and personnel use proper radiotelephone operating procedures.
(12) Ensures platoon personnel are trained in their primary job assignments and cross trained to perform key functions within the FDC.
(13) Ensures the required basic load and platoon equipment are on hand.
(14) Monitors ammunition expenditures and ensures ammunition records are maintained.
(15) Submits timely ammunition resupply requests.
(16) Supervises ammunition prestockage, when used.
(17) Ensures maintenance is actively supervised by subordinate leaders.
(18) Coordinates and supervises POL resupply and maintenance support.
(19) Coordinates and supervises vehicle recovery.
(20) Requests fortification materials.
(21) Coordinates resupply needs.
(22) Adjusts personnel as needed and cross-levels personnel within mortar squads to maintain maximum firepower.
(23) Conducts hasty crater analysis and submits SHELREPs and MORTREPs.
(24) Ensures that aiming circles are declinated properly.
(25) Ensures that all necessary safety, borescope, and pullover gauge inspections are performed and recorded.
(26) Coordinates casualty evacuation.
(27) Assists in the preparation of paragraph 4 of the platoon OPORD.
(28) Is the exact same as 11B, but with more responsibility and a longer basic training (OSUT- One Station Unit Training)