This nine week course is designed to train Marines in the knowledge and skills required to perform as a Rifleman, Machine Gunner, Mortarman, Infantry Assault Marine, and Antitank Missile Gunner in an Infantry company. This course will also challenge the Marines mentally and physically throughout their time here. The Marines will receive instruction on employing their assigned weapon system(s) both in a classroom environment and during the seven weeks of field training. Tactical instruction includes offense and defensive operations with numerous day and night live fire events. Additionally, this course reinforces the skills mastered during the Program of Instruction through scenario based training that simulates what the Marine will be required to perform in the Operating Forces. Throughout their time here, the Marines will also be challenged through physical conditioning as well as numerous hikes culminating in a 20 kilometer hike. Upon successful completion of this course, the Marine will received their assigned Military Occupational Specialty and report to their respective units.