Originally Posted by btmj
And if my job is to fly an attack helicopter and engage targets with a 30 mm gun using my helmet mounted sight, how does this help me?
In that regard, I am shameless of my ripoff of the Marines and thier mantra of every Marine a rifleman and every Marine officer a rifle platoon leader.
My corollary to that would be Soldier first, MOS second. And, in my opinion, a Soldier should be able to shoot. Whether you're an 11B in the 75th or an X-Ray technician at Walter Reed.