SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE

SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE

The Signals Intelligence/Ground Electronic Warfare OccFld includes the operation of Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) collection and communications equipment. US Marines in this field conduct collection, analysis, production, and dissemination of data collected from such equipment. In addition, these Marines manage communication equipment and facilities. Marine recruits entering the SIGINT/EW field will be required to set up […]

AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL

AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL

The Marine Corps ammunition and explosive ordnance disposal OccFld involves the locating, disarming, and disposing of hazardous materials or objects that could present significant danger to US Marines in the area of operation. This field requires Marine personnel who are mature, mentally sound, and have displayed a willingness and capability to perform their assigned duties […]

ORDNANCE

ORDNANCE

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 […]

TANK AND ASSAULT AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLE

TANK AND ASSAULT AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLE

The Marine Corps’ tank and assault amphibian vehicle OccFld includes operation, employment, maneuver, and maintenance of tracked vehicles in the combined arms environment during both amphibious assaults and subsequent land operations ashore. Qualifications required include basic mechanical aptitude and the ability efficiently operate the US Marines’ assigned vehicle type. These Marines must also be able […]

ENGINEER, CONSTRUCTION, FACILITIES, AND EQUIPMENT

ENGINEER, CONSTRUCTION, FACILITIES, AND EQUIPMENT

The Marine Corps engineer, construction, and equipment OccFld is comprised of Marines whose duties include metalworking and welding; repair, maintenance, and operation of engineer heavy equipment such as cranes and bulldozers; construction and repair of military structures and facilities; clearing and emplacing obstacles such as minefields; construction of standard and nonstandard bridging; and emplacing and […]

UTILITIES

UTILITIES

The utilities OccFld includes Marines who install, operate, and maintain water supply, plumbing, heating, sewage, mobile electrical power generating sources, electrical distribution systems, air conditioning, refrigeration, hygiene utilities systems, and perform fabric repair. US Marines entering the utilities field are assigned MOS 1100, Basic Utilities Marine, and are provided formal schooling to qualify for one […]

FIELD ARTILLERY

FIELD ARTILLERY

The Marine Corps field artillery OccFld is divided among three functional areas: firing battery, field artillery operations, and field artillery observation/liaison. Qualifications include the ability and learned skills to operate and maintain artillery equipment; basic technical and mathematical skills for computing, communicating, and executing fire commands; ability and attitudes supporting life and close work with […]

COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS

COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS

The command and control systems occupational field includes the design, installation, interconnection, and operation of communication networks and information systems used to transmit information and data. Marines in this field operate and perform preventive maintenance on both hardware and software systems; including telephone, teletype, switching, radio, cryptographic, and computer systems, which are essential links in […]

MARINE AIR GROUND TASK FORCE

MARINE AIR GROUND TASK FORCE

The Marine Corps’ MAGTF plans OccFld encompasses the management of Time Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD) in support of Joint and MAGTF operations plans, and advising Joint and MAGTF staff plans officers on Joint and Marine Corps Force Deployment Planning and Execution (FDP&E) matters in the deliberate, time-sensitive, and crisis planning environments. This includes identification […]

LOGISTICS

LOGISTICS

Logistics is the science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of forces. In the Marine Corps, this includes the design, development, acquisition, storage, movement, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, and disposition of material.Logistics also includes the movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel. Additionally included is the acquisition or construction, maintenance, operation, and disposition of […]