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MOS 9962, Parachutist
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Note: The Marine Corps does not currently use Special Identifier MOS's (Field 98 through 99) for enlisted Marines. They were eleminated in 2006 and 2007. The below Special Identifier MOS information is maintained here for historic purposes, only. For a list of current Marine Corps enlisted MOS's in use, see our Marine Corps Enlisted Job Information Pages.

Summary. A Marine who is trained to parachute from an aircraft.

Requirements/Prerequisites

(1) Complete a military parachute jump training course.

(2) Maintain physical fitness specified by COMHAVMEDCOM standards.

Duties.

(1) SgtMaj/MGySgt to Pvt: Utilizes the parachute as a means of entry into the objective area to accomplish missions appropriate to the billet assigned.

Related DOT Classification/DOT Code. No civilian equivalent.

Information Derived From MCO P1200.7V Part I and Part II.

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