Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00377 Pipes and Drums

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

MOSID 00377 Pipes and Drums (P&D)

General Duties:

P&D members shall perform duties of military instrumentalists, load/unload band equipment, and erect and dismantle staging. They work in a variety of climates and in both garrison and tactical environments.

MOSID Related Duties

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

1. Cope with stress involved in directing rehearsal/performance of bands before audiences. X X X    
2. Carry instruments weighing up to 15 Kg for extended periods of time. X X X X X
3. Read sheet music in various light levels. X X X X X
4. Lift and move 28 Kg weights in confined spaces (stage construction) X X X X X
5. Demonstrate considerable dexterity and hand-eye-foot co-ordination. X X X X X
6. Discern nuance changes in timbre, volume and pitch. X X X X X
7. Stand and/or play an instrument for 3 hours. X X X X X
8. March and/or play an instrument for 3 hours. X X X X X
9. Drive military vehicles in low/no light conditions.  X X X X  
10. Remain highly alert up to 5 hours. X X X X X
11. Endure the emotional and mental stress of frequent family separation. X X X X X
12. Work long and irregular hours. X X X X X
13. Concentrate under stress for extended periods. X X X X X


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