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United States Marine Corps (USMC)

Officer Job Descriptions

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MOS 7590, Landing Signal Officer Trainee*

a. Summary. Landing signal officer trainees control the recovery of aircraft aboard aircraft carriers and short airfields for tactical support (SATS). This MOS is to be assigned only as a skill designator MOS to qualified pilots who have completed Phase I LSO School or its equivalent.

b. Requirements/Prerequisites. Must have a secret security clearance.

c. Duties

(1) Ensures safe and expeditious recovery of aircraft aboard ships and SATS.

(2) Trains aircrews in carrier and SATS landing procedures and techniques.

d. Related DOT Classification/DOT Code. No civilian equivalent.

Information Derived From MCO P1200.7V Part 1. Current as of Nov 00

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