Military Occupational Speciality

  • Unit Organization

    The Third Infantry Division Realism Gaming Unit places itself within the US Army's Third Infantry Division's Command Structure. Currently we operate at the Battalion level, with 2 Companies and an attached Combat Aviation Brigade in support of 3 games.

  • Combat Military Occupational Specialty

    The Combat Military Occupational Specialty is the assigned MOS of a soldier filling their combat role within the unit. Generally, all new soldiers enlisting into the unit will enter as an 11B, then as they progress through the ranks they have the option to transfer into one of the other MOS roles to fill billets as needed. The Combat MOS is the primary role for every soldier in the unit.
    The infantry is the main land combat force and backbone of the Army. They are responsible for defending our country against any threat by land, as well as capturing, destroying and repelling enemy ground forces.
    1. Induction into unit.
    The combat medic is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment at point of wounding on the battlefield, limited primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.
    1. Minimum required rank - Private First Class
    2. Must complete 68W training program.
    3. Must be selected to fill a Platoon Combat Medic or Flight Medic billet.
    Radio operators are responsible for the maintenance of radio communication equipment. This equipment needs to consistently work in order for the Army to direct the movement of its troops. In combat they accompany the platoon staff and relay communications through the use of the radio communication equipment.
    1. Minimum required rank - Private First Class
    2. Must complete 25C training program.
    3. Must have clear, concise, and proficient radio communications ability.
    4. Must be selected to fill a Platoon Radiotelephone Operator (RTO) billet.
    The Forward Observer is placed within the Platoon Headquarters and reports directly to the Platoon Staff. The Forward Observer is tasked with operation of drones for intelligence gathering, call for fire using mortar or artillery, and direct Close Air Support (CAS).
    1. Minimum required rank - Specialist
    2. Must complete 13F training program.
    3. Demonstrated proficiency reading maps and use of required equipment.
    4. Have clear, concise, and proficient radio communications ability.
    5. Be selected to fill a Platoon Forward Observer (FO) billet.
    The Rotary Wing Aviator is responsible for all flying all aircraft within the unit's arsenal including the AH-64D Apache, UH-72A Lakota, UH-60L Black Hawk, and CH-47F Chinook. Aviators fill many roles within the unit ranging from troop and equipment transport, medical evacuation, close air support, air assault operations, and to provide security (area, patrol, convoy).
    1. Minimum required rank - Private First Class
    2. Must complete flight school.
    The cavalry scout is responsible for being the eyes and ears of the commander during battle and provide security at a company level. They engage the enemy in the field, track and report their activity and direct the employment of weapon systems to their locations.
    1. Minimum required rank - Private Second Class
    2. Must complete 19D training program.
    The infantry officer is responsible for leading the infantry and combined armed forces during land combat. They are accountable for the overall training and development of their subordinate soldiers.
    1. Minimum required rank - Sergeant.
    2. Selected to fill an Officer billet.
    3. Maintain the highest level of discipline and accountability.
    4. Have a drive to be a servant leader.
    5. Completed the Warrior Leader's Course.
    6. Must complete Officer Candidate School.
  • Duty Military Occupational Specialty

    To be mission capable, there are many non-combat duties that must be completed in the background. The Duty Military Occupational Specialty is a secondary role that can be taken by those soldiers who wish to contribute to the unit's day to day functions.
    Roster Maintenance Specialist (42A)
    • Process Profile Updates.
    • Update Arma Squad XML.
    • Ensure Personnel files are up to date and formatted correctly.
    • Update teamspeak channels as needed.

    Land Combat Support System Specialist (94A)
    • Update Game Servers.
    • Maintain server configuration files.
    • Start/stop and restart servers as needed.

    Electronic Maintenance Chief (94W)
    • Create and test maps and missions that will be used in upcoming operations. (Arma 3)
    • Create, maintain, update, and publish all official 3rd Infantry Division Maps and Missions. (AAPG & Insurgency)
    • Test user made maps before approving and uploading the UMM to our servers. (AAPG & Insurgency)
    Multimedia Illustrator (25M)
    • Creates recruitment advertisements in coordination with Recruiting and Retention Office.
    • Creates new squad and identification patches as needed.
    • Assists the Uniform Update team during times of peak tasks.

    Uniform Updater (21Y)
    • Creates and updates uniforms both for a soldier's personnel file and for their signature.
    • Ensures all uniforms meet requirements and standards set forth by Army Regulations 670-1 and by those of unit leadership.

    Documentation Production Specialist (25V)
    • Creates, updates, and maintains unit-related documentation such as policies, procedures, protocols, and training manuals.
    Technical Engineer (12T)
    • Maintain and supervise unit operations and infrastructure.
    • Maintain and manage website and server installations and updates.
    • Maintain database data and updates.
    • Maintain unit's email and teamspeak communications systems.
    • Maintain unit's game server management systems. (TCAdmin, Arma Remote Admin)
    • Perform routine maintenance on unit servers to improve efficiency.
    Range Safety Officer
    • Ensure the safety of weapons in firing ranges.
    • Ensures all weapons are properly accounted for and maintained.
    • Helps keep records of times and scores during training events as needed.
    • Contact and assist new soldiers prior to attending BCT to ensure they are prepared for training. (Modpack, map files, etc)
    • Assists Cadre with conducting training as needed.
    • Assist graduates of courses with submitting profile and uniform update requests.

    Drill Instructor
    • Has experience as a Range Safety Officer.
    • Ensures discipline among Range Safety Officers and trainees during all training events.
    • Leads individual training portions of Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training.
    • Assists with hosting of advanced training events.
    • Updates event rosters on the forums.
    • Has experience as a Range Safety Officer.
    • Assists Drill Sergeants with Drill Sergeant Logs.

    Drill Sergeant
    • Has experience as a Drill Instructor.
    • Responsible for overall discipline, safety, and accountability during training events.
    • Maintains and updates training materials and procedures.
    • Organizes training events and posts sign up information on the forums.
    • Conduct and oversees training events including BCT/AIT.
    • Administers and records Individual Entry Training testing.
    • Responsible for creation and updating of Drill Sergeant Logs.
    Journalist (46Q)
    • Writes news articles for our website regarding promotions and awards ceremonies, special events, operations, competitive matches, etc.
    • Writes news articles for publication within the quarterly newsletter.
    • Assists Communications Specialists with preparation work for the monthly podcast.
    • Assists Recruiting and Retention Office and Combat Imaging and Documentation teams to ensure public media and documentation are legible, grammatically correct, and present a professional image for the unit.

    Broadcast Combat Journalist (46R)
    • Record video footage of operational missions.
    • Record video or screenshots of promotion ceremonies, training events, and public events.
    • Create edited videos both for recruiting and for unit morale purposes.
    • Live stream unit events and missions on Twitch.

    Communications Specialist (46N)
    • Create, edit, and publish quarterly newsletter.
    • Create, edit, and publish monthly podcast.
    • Maintains unit's social media accounts including Facebook and Youtube.
    • Provide media training and feedback to unit leadership and PAO staff.
    • Supervise Journalists and Broadcast Combat Journalists.
    • Communicate, coordinate, and gain the support of the American Public, other gaming units, and other external communities.
    • Plan and coordinate community events such a Pub-a-thons, Pub-nights, etc.
    Recruiter (79R)
    • Post recruitment advertisements on external platforms such as Reddit, Steam forums, game forums, etc.
    • Help new recruits with mod pack installations required for our Arma servers.
    • Participates in mandatory public play sessions.
    • Populates our game servers enticing others to join in.
    • Assists assigned recruits with enlistment and orientation process.
    • Respond to potential recruits waiting in our Teamspeak's Recruiter's Office channel.

    Soldier Development Coordinator (79U)
    • Adds recruits to Steam and to the unit's steam group.
    • Processes applications within the PERSCOM system.
    • Applies correct permission within Teamspeak.
    • Conducts basic background checks to include past behaviour in previous units, steam VAC bans, etc.
    • Conducts New Soldier Orientation, ensuring all new soldiers are prepared to serve successfully in the unit.
    • Ensures new soldiers understand chain of command, TPR/LOA systems, and accountability requirements.
    • Introduces new soldiers to their Fireteam and Squad leaders via PM and if possible, in person on teamspeak.