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MOS SELECTION HANDBOOK

CONTENTS
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Acknowledgements ……………………………………………………………….3 MOS Assignment Process ………………………………………………...……...4 Supplementary MOS Program …………………………………………………..7 Promotion Information …………………………………………….…………….8 MOS Descriptions ………………………………………………………………...10 Adjutant ………………………...…………………………………………11 Intelligence ……………………………………...…………………………13 Infantry ……………………………………..…………………………..…20 Logistics …………………………………………………….……….….…22 Communications …………………………………………………….……24 Artillery ………………………………………………………….………...26 Combat Engineer ………………………………………………….…...…29 Armor …………………………………………………………………...…31 Ground Supply …………………………………………………….…...…35 Financial Management …………………………………………….…..…37 Public Affairs ………………………………………………………...……39 Judge Advocate ………………………………………………………….. 42 Military Police …………………………………………………………….45 Aviation Maintenance …………………………………………………….47 Aviation Supply ………………………………………………….………..49 Aviation Command & Control …………………………………….……..….51 Naval Aviator (AV-8B) ………………………………………….……..…54 Naval Aviator (F/A-18) ……………………………………………..…….57 Naval Flight Officer ……………………………………………..………..59 Naval Aviator (EA-6B) ………………………………………………...…61 Naval Aviator (KC-130) ………………………………………………….63 Naval Aviator (CH-46, CH-53 D/E) ………………………………….…..66 Naval Aviator (UH1-N) ………………………………………………...…68 Naval Aviator (AH-1W) ……………………………………………….…70

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

MOS HANDBOOK- INTRODUCTION

This document was written to provide a personal overview of each Marine Officer Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). Its primary purpose is to give Marine lieutenants an overview of officer’s MOSs to assist them in deciding their preferences for MOS selection at The Basic School (TBS).

The committee members were all Amphibious Warfare Students (AWC-00), Marine captains, with one or two tours experience, and five to eight years in service.

Please note: much of the information in this handbook must be taken “with a grain of salt”. Although the facts have been checked for accuracy, much of the information contained herein is opinion formed from these officers’ personal experiences.

Too many people worked on this project to list them all. The primary contributions were made by the following:

Lieutenant Colonel Ricardo BlancoFaculty Advisor
Mrs. Sandra KirkpatrickEnglish Advisor
Major Joseph CraftTBS
Major Greg HableMMOA
Captain Hank BrownStudent Leader/ 0802
Captain Ben RobertsonEditor/ 7557
Captain Marcus “Steroid” Annabale7508
Captain G. M. “Lurch” Anthony7220
Captain Abrogast0204
Captain Paul Atterbury4402
Captain Douglas “Howdy” Douds7523
Captain Derkash0207
Captain Michael “King of Logistics” Flynn0402
Captain Erik E. G. “EEG” Cobham7557
Captain S. Fitzsimmons7208
Captain Ryan Goulette6002
Captain C. T. “Bubba” Harper6602
Captain James Howard3002
Captain Robert Lack7563
Captain Terrence “Sponge” Latorre7543
Captain William Lynch7565
Captain Ruben Martinez1802
Captain J. J. Migletz3404
Captain Daniel Miller1302
Captain Paul “PT” Morgan0180
Captain Lance “Puny” Muniz7525
Captain Matthew McLaughlin4302
Captain Michael Oshaughnessy0203
Captain Lowell Rector5803
Captain Robert Rice0302
Captain Milo Shank7562
Captain Scott “Looney” Touney7588
Captain Colleen Vigil0602
MOS ASSIGNMENT PROCESS

BACKROUND

One of the most important responsibilities of The Basic School is the assignment of MOSs to lieutenants. The long-term impact of this assignment process has on the welfare of our officers and our Corps is immeasurable; TBS adheres to the highest standards of fairness and consistency, with a firm view towards serving the best interests of the Marine Corps. Prior to 1977, MOSs were assigned based solely on lineal standing at TBS. In 1977, the Commandant of the Marine Corps made the...
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