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Combat Operations


Combat Operations

Occupations in this career field focus on the planning and execution of military tactics in a combat situation.

Combat operations occupations refer to those specialties, such as infantry, artillery, and special forces, that operate weapons or plan and execute special missions during combat situations. They normally specialize by the type of weapon system or combat operation.

These personnel maneuver against enemy forces, and position and fire artillery, guns, and missiles to destroy enemy positions. They may also operate tanks and amphibious assault vehicles in combat or scouting missions. When the military has difficult and dangerous missions to perform, they call upon special forces teams.

Armored Assault Vehicle Crew Members
Artillery and Missile Crew Members
 Armored Assault Vehicle Crew Members
In combat, their role is to operate tanks, amphibious assault vehicles, and other types of armored assault vehicles.
 Artillery and Missile Crew Members
The military uses artillery and missiles to protect infantry and tank units, as well as to secure and protect land and sea positions from enemy attack.