SNCOIC POC: GySgt Wagner (910) 449-0590

Purpose: To provide advanced machinegun skills to 0331s serving as a machinegun squad leader for a machinegun section in an infantry weapons platoon, or as a heavy machinegun squad/section leader in a heavy machinegun platoon of an infantry weapons company. This course emphasizes technical and tactical proficiency. Upon completion, the student will be able to advise the commander on the employment of a machinegun unit in the offense, defense, and urban operations.

Trained Items:
  • Offensive & Defensive Operations
  • Advise unit commander on machinegun employment 
  • War fighting and decision making
  • Advanced land navigation
  • Motorized Operations
  • Combat reports
  • Combat orders
  • Train the trainer
  • Laying MG using a M2 compass; overhead fire; defilade fire
  • Fire support planning, call for indirect fire and close air support
  • M2 & Mk19 HMGs and M240 MMG core competencies and employment

Duration: 6 Weeks