Most civilians picture the infantry as a bunch of dog-faced meatheads who love breaking shit and shooting guns. But does every college kid in America listen to Tame Impala and play ultimate frisbee? Of course not. And it’s just as silly to assume that everyone who serves on the line is cut from the same cloth. From the left-leaning idealist who dreams of writing the next great war novel to the patriotic computer nerd, you’d be hard pressed to find a more diverse range of personality types and backgrounds than you’ll find in any given infantry platoon. So, what kind of grunt are you? Take our quiz to find out.
Here’s the Task & Purpose personality quiz for the seven guys you find in every infantry platoon.
More from T&P
T&P on Facebook
7 Veteran-Friendly Manufacturers That Are Hiring
Health & Fitness
Here’s What The Army’s Proposed Gender-Neutral Combat Test Really Looks Like
Secretive US Sub Flies A ‘Jolly Roger’ Flag, Internet Goes Wild With Theories
Shipboard Service Is Harsh. The Navy Isn’t Preparing Recruits For This Reality
Gear & Tech
The Marine Corps May Finally Get A New Sniper Rifle — Just Not The One They Need