Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00010 Infantryman

 A-MD-154-000/FP-000 - Appendix 1, Annex D

MOSID  00010 - Infantryman (INFMN)

General Duties:

INFMN must close with and destroy the enemy. They come into direct contact with the enemy and hand to hand combat is likely. Duties are performed:

  • wearing Battle Order weighing 15 Kg or Marching Order weighing up to 44 kg. 
  • outdoors in all climatic and weather conditions without rest or shelter, while exposed to extremes of heat, cold, nauseating odours, noise, damp, dust and mud as well as fear, stress and deprivation inherent in combat.

They must work as a member of an aggressive, disciplined combat arms team. They live and work in close, cramped quarters, and must understand and execute orders quickly. 

MOSID Related Duties

Circle the X for each task that Mbr is UNABLE or UNFIT to perform.


1. Perform individual field movements (walk, run, roll, crawl, monkey run) wearing Battle Order, cross-country for up to 12 hours.

  X X X X X
 2. Sprint wearing Battle Order up to 50 m for up to 1 hour. X X X X X
 3. Conduct close quarter fighting, including hand to hand combat, wearing Battle Order for up to 2 hours. X X X X X
 4. March with full Marching Order across rough terrain for long distances (14 to 80 km). X X X X X X
 5. Cross obstacles 2 m high unaided, wearing Battle Order. X X X X X X
 6. Cross water obstacles 100m wide wearing Marching Order using floatation devices or rope bridges. X X X X X X
 7. Evacuate a casualty weighing 90kg and carry 100m using fireman's lift. X X X X X X
 8. Dig trenches for up to 10 hours. X X X X
 9. Construct defensive obstacles for up to 12 hours (including digging, sand bagging, carrying heavy loads.)     X X X X
 10. Climb on and jump off vehicles 1.5 m and helicopters 2 m high, wearing Marching Order. X X X X X X
 11. Endure travelling up to 12 hours in all types of transport. X X X X X X
 12. Perform up to 2 hours of foot drill. X X X X X X
 13. Remain alert 20 hours a day under combat conditions. X X X X X X
 14. Make decisions rapidly and give orders clearly under all conditions. X X X X X X
 15. Supervise and direct personnel in combat or emergency conditions. X  X X X X  

Ch 1995

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