United States Marine
Duties and Responsibilities.
Participate in, or support, combat and other military operations, such as humanitarian or disaster relief
Maintain data and files on personnel, equipment, funds, and other military-related activities. They work in a support area, such as finance, accounting, legal affairs, maintenance, supply, or transportation. Combat specialty personnel train and work as members of combat units, such as the infantry, artillery, or Special Forces. For example, infantry specialists conduct ground combat operations; armored vehicle specialists operate battle tanks; and seamanship specialists maintain ships. Combat specialty personnel may maneuver against enemy forces and positions and fire artillery, guns, mortars, or missiles to destroy those positions. They may also operate various types of combat vehicles, such as amphibious assault vehicles, tanks, or small boats. Members of elite Special Operations teams are trained to perform specialized missions anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice.
The United States spends a significant amount of its overall budget on national defense. The total number of active-duty and reserve personnel serving in the Armed Forces is expected to remain roughly the same through 2022. The drawdown from recent conflicts is expected to result in some reductions of active-duty personnel.
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