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army mos 19D cavalry scout, 19d promotion point cut off

Some of your duties as a Cavalry Scout may include:

  • Secure and prepare ammunition on scout vehicles
  • Load, clear and fire individual and crew-served weapons
  • Perform navigation during combat
  • Serve as member of observation and listening posts
  • Gather and report information on terrain, weather and enemy disposition and equipment
  • Collect data to classify routes, tunnels and bridges
  • Employ principles of concealment and camouflage

Cavalry Scouts are required to constantly lift heavy objects and endure many stressful situations in combat. Being in top
physical and mental shape for this job is crucial.

Job training for Cavalry Scout requires 16 weeks of One Station Unit Training (OSUT), which includes Basic Training,
where you learn basic Soldiering skills, and Advanced Individual Training. The training will take place primarily in the field
with some classroom training. Cavalry Scout training never really stops. Whether it’s taking part in squad maneuvers,
target practice or war games, Cavalry Scouts are constantly working to keep their skills sharp and are in a constant state
of readiness.

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Cavalry Scouts provide guidance, supervise and train other Soldiers within the same discipline. As an
advanced level Cavalry Scout, you may be involved in:

  • Supervise scout vehicle crews and scout vehicle recovery operations
  • Supervise maintenance of wheeled or tracked scout vehicles
  • Operation assistant at a brigade or squadron level
  • Select, organize, and supervise operation of observation/listening posts
  • Report, collect, report data for route classification, fords tunnels, and bridges
  • Use all the prior data to request, adjust, and execute indirect fire

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