Roles in the Corps: Infantry Officer
Overview of the roles and responsibilities of the Infantry Officer as told by Captain Kutilek.
Editors note: On June 27, 2016, infantryman was renamed infantry Marine.
Infantry Officers are central to the role of the Marine Corps as an expeditionary force. They are responsible for training their Marines for every variety of ground combat mission in any environment. They gather and evaluate intelligence on enemy forces, develop offensive and defensive battle plans and command their infantry unit's use of weapons and equipment.