All Marines are continually inculcated in the importance of basic infantry skills.
- Understands the mission of the Marine infantryman and recognizes his role
- Intimate with his personal equipment and the care/maintenance of it
- Confident in his ability to thrive in an austere environment
- Possess a baseline proficiency in all infantry Common Skills
(3) CORE COMPETENCIES
- Individual and Crew Served Weapons Proficiency
- Individual Offensive Fundamentals
- Individual Defensive Fundamentals
- INSTRUCTION METHODOLOGY
- "Teach; Demonstrate; Practical Application (pre-brief); Evaluate (debrief); Remediate; Reinforce!"
(3) INSTRUCTIONAL CATEGORIES
- Mastery: MCC's and MOS specific task Written Exs (80% >) or Practical Application
- Reinforcement: Physical Fitness and Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP)
- Exposure: Rush w/M249; Zero/Engage Tgts with AN/PEQ-2A; five Paragraph order