The ordnance OccFld assures that Marine Corps units always have the ordnance materials necessary to carry out their missions. Duties for US Marines in Ordnance include the inspection, repair, and maintenance of most weapon systems possessed by Marine Corps units.
Qualifications required include basic ordnance administration and knowledge, the technical expertise to inspect and analyze an ordnance item and repair or fabricate the same, and to understand and implement repair shop/armory operational procedures.
Ordnance personnel will be required to learn ordnance administrative procedures, repair analysis, technical inspection procedures, repair procedures, testing procedures for ordnance equipment, and quality control methodology.
Types of entry/level jobs for Marine recruits in this field include various ordnance-related assignments such as armorer and artillery repairer.