Marine Corps

0351:Infantry Assaultman (MOS 0351)

These Marines use rockets and the Marine Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching tool to assist infantry battalions with route clearance, building clearance, and direct rocket fire on enemy positions


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Combat


Military Duties:

Marine Corps Infantry Assault (MOS 0351) was a long standing Military Occupational Specialty that earned you the nickname “grunt”. While some may consider the term “grunt” derogatory it was considered an honor within the Marine Infantry ranks for their fortitude and resilience. Infantry Assaultmen were known as masters of weapons using several different types to complete their job. It was not uncommon to find Infantry Assault touting highly sophisticated rockets and Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching Systems (APOBS). The general definition of MOS 0351 was to provide rocket fire in support of rifle squads, platoons, and other companies within the infantry battalion.

Military Duties Translated:

Respond immediately to citizen calls for assistance and to alarms triggered at homes and businesses Maintain a presence in the community that helps to deter crime and provide support to citizens Help to secure crime scenes and ensure that evidence is not removed or tampered with Act as a police presence at public events and provide security for municipal gatherings Identify potential criminal activity or other hazardous situations and take the proper actions to protect citizens and property

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

Law Enforcement