Commandant Speaking at TBS

Three-Tier MOS Selection Process Is Out


Most of you have probably heard about the Marine Corps’ three-tier MOS selection process for placing Ground contract officers in their MOS. It’s a historic system that hasn’t changed for decades. Luckily, The Basic School is changing many procedures to better the development and MOS placement of Marine Officers. UPDATE (23 OCT 2014): I recently

Radio Operators Calling For Support

Communications Officer Billets


Marine Communications Officers have four basic options to pick from as far as billet assignments go, and they boil down to the four parts of the MAGTF.

Marine With A UAV

A Note On MOS Selection And UAV Officers


At TBS there is going to be an “MOS Mixer”, which is basically where a bunch of Captains talk about their Marine Occupational Specialties then you go to the bar and talk to them over beers. It is a great experience that will give real insight into what being an officer in a certain MOS

Communications Satellite Being Setup

The Start Of Communications School


Before getting too much into communications school, let’s start with what the 0602 MOS is all about. At TBS you learn NOTHING about what Communications Officers actually do. Comm actually has a bad reputation because the one or two classes you get about it are so damn boring, and comm rarely works right when clueless