Advanced Assault Marine Course

SNCOIC POC: GySgt Spaunhorst (910) 449-0471

Purpose: To provide a Marine with the knowledge and skills required to serve as an assault man squad leader for an assault man section of an infantry weapons platoon. This course emphasizes leadership, technical and tactical proficiency. Upon completion, the student will be able to advise the commander on the employment of an assault unit in offensive and defensive operations.

Trained Items:
  • Mk 153 SMAW weapon systems core competencies and employment
  • Control fires and direct the employment of an assault unit
  • War fighting and decision making
  • Train the trainer
  • Advanced land navigation
  • Combat orders
  • Fire support planning, call for indirect fire and close air support
  • Combat reports
  • Advanced demolitions

Duration: 6 Weeks