Definition/Scope: A basic branch and arm of the Army. The branch name identifies personnel and units who close with the enemy by means of fire and maneuver in order to destroy or capture him, or to repel his assault by fire, close combat, and counterattack.
Used For:CMF 11 (Infantry)
Broader Terms:Army branches
Narrower Terms:1st Infantry Division (Mechanized)
Related Terms:Antipersonnel Obstacle Breaching System