Armor Marine

MGySgt to Pvt - PMOS


As members of an M1A1 Tank Crew or Unit, M1A1 Tank Crewman performs various duties incident to the operation and maintenance of the tank, to include tactical employment, firing and maneuvering. Typical duties include preparing tanks, personnel, and equipment for movement and combat; preparation of ammunition for firing; locating targets; loading, aiming and firing of organic tank weapons using the tank fire control system; driving the tank; and performance of operator-level preventive and corrective maintenance.


  • Must possess a GT score of 90 or higher.
  • Must have vision correctable to 20/20.
  • Must have normal color vision.
  • Must have a WS-B(+) Water Survival Qualification


  • Complete the M1A1 Armor Crewman Course, Ft Benning, GA.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.121, Tank Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Armored Assault Vehicle Crew Members 55-3013.

Related Military Skill:

  • None