Army

19D:CAVALRY SCOUT

The Cavalry Scout is the commander's eyes and ears on the battlefield. When information about the enemy is needed, they call on the Scouts. Cavalry Scouts engage the enemy with anti-armor weapons and scout vehicles in the field, track and report enemy movement and activities, and will direct the employment of various weapon systems onto the enemy.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Combat


Military Duties:

Performs duties as a crew member, operates and performs operator maintenance on scout vehicles. Armored Airborne Reconnaissance Vehicle, and Cavalry Fighting Vehicle, crew-served weapons, and communications equipment. Loads, clears, and fires individual and crew-served weapons. Operates and performs operator maintenance on wheeled vehicles. Assists in the recovery of wheeled and tracked vehicles. Secures, prepares and stows ammunition on scout vehicles. Performs mounted and dismounted navigation. Serves as a member of observation and listening post. Gathers and reports information on terrain features and enemy strength, disposition, and equipment. Applies principles of except and evasion. Collects data for the classification of routes, fords, tunnels, and bridges. Performs dismounted patrols Employs principles of cover and concealment and camouflage. Assists with the construction of light field fortifications, laying, and removal of mines, and emplacing demolitions. Performs dismounted patrols. Requests and adjusts indirect fire.

Military Duties Translated:

Drive safely along designated routes. Obey traffic laws, safety procedures, and transit regulations. Pick up and drop off passengers at designated locations. Follow a specific timetable while on duty. Assist passengers with disabilities to get on the bus. Prevent or stop unruly behavior from passengers. Communicate with passengers and employers regarding delays or any issues along a route. Check the bus tires, lights, and oil when needed for basic maintenance

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Bus Driver