Marine Benefits: A Short List

Marine Benefits: A Short List

For those who have decided that they want to become a Marine there is a point, maybe towards the beginning, that they are drawn to it for Marine benefits like the structure and security, or perhaps the sense of brotherhood (and sisterhood). Yet at some point, hopefully, the practical questions start to matter as well. […]

What Is Required To Join The Marine Corps?

What Is Required To Join The Marine Corps?

There comes a moment when you might be deciding what you will do next in life. Maybe you’re finishing high school and you don’t have a clue what to do. Then you consider the benefits of military service. You might start going through all of the literature you can find online, and filling out this […]

What Are The US Marines?

What Are The US Marines?

Ask just about anybody on the street and they can give you a fairly succinct definition of what the US Marines are, but few can give more details other than they are a branch of the U.S. armed forces. There is much more to the story. As anybody who is a Marine can tell you, […]

MILITARY POLICE AND CORRECTIONS

MILITARY POLICE AND CORRECTIONS

US Marines who join the military police and corrections OccFld provide their base commander continuous support by enforcing the law on their Marine Corps post. Marine Military Police Officers are responsible for preventing and suppressing a variety of crimes, preserving military control, quelling any disturbances, investigating offenses, apprehending offenders, and protecting property and other Marine […]

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The public affairs OccFld includes the gathering, preparing, and disseminating of news and feature materials to both internal and external audiences, about the Marine Corps’ plans, policies, programs, regulations, changes, and operations and exercises. US Marines in public affairs are responsible for distributing this information in both print and broadcast form to civilian and military […]

DATA SYSTEMS

DATA SYSTEMS

US Marines in the Data Systems OccFld bear responsibilities such as computer systems analysis, software design, and computer and peripheral equipment operation in support of Marine Corps information systems. Formal schooling is provided to Marines entering the Data Systems OccFld. Types of enlisted jobs available include work as a programmer or as a small systems […]

MOTOR TRANSPORT

MOTOR TRANSPORT

The Marine Corps’ motor transport OccFld includes the operations and maintenance functions within the tactical and commercial motor vehicle services. Qualifications required for US Marines to enter this profession include driving and maintenance skills of automotive vehicles and the ability to work closely with other teammates. Their duties will require them to master hard technical […]

SUPPLY ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS

SUPPLY ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS

The Marine Corps supply administration and operations OccFld includes personnel in the areas of ground supply administration and operations, warehousing, preservation and packaging, hazardous materials storage and handling, fiscal accounting and purchasing, and contracting procedures according to the Federal Acquisition Regulations. Qualifications required for US Marines to enter this profession include computer knowledge and other […]

DATA COMMUNICATIONS MAINTENANCE

DATA COMMUNICATIONS MAINTENANCE

The data/communications maintenance OccFld includes the diagnosis, repair, adjustment, and calibration of electronic equipment and systems used by Marine Corps ground forces. These types of equipment and systems include various communications hardware, data terminals, cryptographic devices, ground radar, and a wide range of test equipment and calibration devices. Qualifications to work in this field include […]

LINGUISTICS

LINGUISTICS

The linguist OccFld includes all the Marine Corps MOSs related to identifying and understanding specific foreign languages. Qualifications require that US Marines obtain and maintain a minimum Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) skill proficiency level of 2 in at least two out of the three tested areas (listening, reading, and speaking). The DLPT is the […]