September 25 2017
Senior Marine Corps leaders are considering if the post of rifle company squad leader should require a staff sergeant in response to the fast pace and complexity of modern warfare, reports the Marine Corps Times.
Those squad leader post is usually given to a sergeant, although some experienced corporals may also fill the position.
Modern infantrymen now carry more gear, communications and responsibility for fires, Lt. Col. Daniel Wittnam, the head of the ground combat element...
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