Armored assault vehicle crew members work as a team to operate armored equipment and fire weapons to destroy enemy positions. They normally specialize in a type of armor, such as tanks, light armor (cavalry), or amphibious assault vehicles.
Armored assault vehicle crew members, like other combat troops, work in all climates and weather conditions. During training exercises, as in real combat conditions, crew members work, eat, and sleep outdoors and in vehicles.
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Armored Assault Vehicle Crew Members in the Military
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All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Job training for armored assault vehicle crew members consists of classroom and field training under simulated combat conditions. Further training occurs on the job and through training exercises. Content may include: Armor offensive and defensive tacticsMap readingScouting and reconnaissance techniquesWeapons trainingField combat strategyPositioning and movement of troopsTank operationsRead More
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