The Fireteam Leader is an individual that leads the fireteam.
His role is combat leadership. He leads from the front while acting as the example that his team members will follow.
He is well versed in small unit tactics and he utilizes his team members to their maximum potential. Another highly important role of his is communicating with the squad leader, and in case of the squad leader being incapacitated, the fireteam leader is to take over command of the squad.
When not deployed on missions, Fireteam Leaders are tasked with the Maintaining, Participation, and Progression of their Fireteam.
The primary weapon of the Fireteam Leader is an assault rifle with an attached UGL such as a M4 or M4A1 with a M203 or M320, or a AKM or AK-74 with an attached GP-25 or GP-30.