Basic training for about seven to eight weeks is required for the infantry.
What They Do: They set up camouflage and other protective barriers. They drive vehicles mounted with machine guns or small missiles. They perform hand to hand combat drills that involve martial arts tactics.
Leadership ability and job performance lead to higher responsibility or advancement in the infantry.
The beginning salary for this job is $19,659.60 for enlisted personnel with >1 years of service. The services offering this occupation include the Army, Marines, Corps, Navy.
Interesting Facts: They capture or destroy enemy ground. They repel enemy attacks. They operate weapons and equipment to engage and destroy enemy ground forces.