Field Leadership Roles - United Task Force (UNITAF) Arma 3



Field Leadership Roles

Field Leadership covers the primary front-line leadership roles, all the way from team leadership, right the way up to company level combined arms. Field Leadership is the realm of NCOs, SNCOs and Officers.



Junior Team Leader
Tier I Leadership Role


The junior team leader has the same responsibilities as the Fireteam Leader. The role while the same, allows field leaders to limit the number of less-experienced team leaders deployed on any given operation. The role allows the building of experience in a controlled environment.

Total Combat Hours: 141hrs
Times Deployed: 47
MVP Chances: 2.5%

Most Experienced:
Private Milky (20 hrs)
Private majkel (11 hrs)
Private First Class LegacyStetson (11 hrs)
Private First Class Astreo (8 hrs)
Private Kaddion (7 hrs)


Fireteam Leader
Tier II Leadership Role


The Fireteam Leader's mantra is "Follow me and do as I do". They are the most combat-oriented leader position on the battlefield, and leads their fireteam from the front while acting as the example that his team members will follow.

Total Combat Hours: 1513hrs
Times Deployed: 538
MVP Chances: 22.9%

Most Experienced:
Second Lieutenant Ben (119 hrs)
Staff Sergeant Skelly (106 hrs)
Sergeant Johannes (92 hrs)
Private First Class Trifle (84 hrs)
Sergeant First Class Zero (82 hrs)


Squad Leader
Tier III Leadership Role


The squad leader has similar responsibilities to the fireteam leader, except instead of controlling individual players, they control entire fireteams. They are tasked with leading their squad in accordance with the platoon commander's intent and direction, as well as coordinating laterally with their fellow squads. The squad leader's motto is to "Lead from the front", since they know that they cannot direct their fireteams most efficiently if they cannot observe their movements and combat.

Total Combat Hours: 789hrs
Times Deployed: 286
MVP Chances: 10.8%

Most Experienced:
Major James (144 hrs)
Second Lieutenant Ben (126 hrs)
Staff Sergeant Deksterus (93 hrs)
Sergeant First Class Zero (72 hrs)
Sergeant Johannes (51 hrs)


Platoon Sergeant
Tier III Leadership Role


The Platoon Sergeant (PltSgt) is an interesting leadership role that can be used, to increase the platoon's efficiency in any mission by spreading the workload between the PltCo and PltSgt or to help a someone learn how to PltCo, or to observe an existing PltCo and help them develop.

Total Combat Hours: 42hrs
Times Deployed: 16
MVP Chances: 0.2%

Most Experienced:
First Lieutenant Kevin (16 hrs)
Sergeant Johannes (14 hrs)
Private First Class J. Wilson (Ret.) (3 hrs)
Staff Sergeant Deksterus (3 hrs)
Sergeant First Class Zero (3 hrs)


Platoon Leader
Tier IV Leadership Role


The Platoon Leader (PL), or Platoon Commander (PltCo), is responsible for the conduct of his platoon on their assigned mission from start to finish. They direct the three main squads of the platoon, as well as any attachments, and use a multitude of skills to accomplish the platoon's mission with the minimal friendly and the maximum enemy casualties.

Total Combat Hours: 253hrs
Times Deployed: 86
MVP Chances: 2.7%

Most Experienced:
Major James (135 hrs)
First Lieutenant Kevin (41 hrs)
Second Lieutenant Ben (36 hrs)
Sergeant First Class Mattjamco (22 hrs)
Sergeant First Class Zero (6 hrs)


Company Commander
Tier V Leadership Role


The company commander leads the Platoons deployed on an operation. Using their experience of an array of leadership roles, they guide the multiple platoons and attachments of up to 120 people, to accomplish the assigned mission.

Total Combat Hours: 34hrs
Times Deployed: 13
MVP Chances: 0.7%

Most Experienced:
Major James (24 hrs)
First Lieutenant Kevin (7 hrs)
Second Lieutenant Ben (3 hrs)


  • Statistics
  • Combat Deployments: 986
    Combat Hours: 2772hrs
    Practice Hours: 367hrs
    Role Preference: 39%
    Role Avoidance: 16%
    Practice Requests: 47


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