U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
55-1016 Infantry Officers
Direct, train, and lead infantry units in ground combat operations. Duties include directing deployment of infantry weapons, vehicles, and equipment; directing location, construction, and camouflage of infantry positions and equipment; managing field communications operations; coordinating with armor, artillery, and air support units; performing strategic and tactical planning, including battle plan development; and leading basic reconnaissance operations.
Illustrative examples: Infantry Officer,
Infantry Weapons Officer
Broad Occupation: 55-1010 Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders
Minor Group: 55-1000 Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders
Major Group: 55-0000 Military Specific Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010