Teamster (235) Enlisted Personnel

Drives a team of horses or mules consisting of one or more pairs in draft.
Harnesses and unharnesses team. Checks and adjusts harness during the march to prevent occurrence of sores or skin abrasions. Checks cargo adjustment and condition of vehicle. Waters, feeds, and cleans animals. Removes animals to cover during emplacement and remains with them.
Must be able to care for animals under field or post conditions. Must be able to assemble, disassemble, adjust and clean harness and related equipment. Must understand arm signals which indicate various movements in maneuvering horse-drawn vehicles.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Wagoner

Suitable Substitutions