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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 0521 -- Psychological Operations Noncommissioned Officer


Type of MOS : FMOS

Rank Range: GySgt to Cpl

Job Description: Psychological operations noncommissioned officers perform various duties incident to planning psychological operations; preparing, producing, distributing and disseminating psychological operations material; and conducting psychological operations on the unit level.

Job Requirements: Minimum of 6 months OJT in a psychological operations staff element and be recommended by the commanding officer.


(1) Plans and conducts psychological operations on the operating unit level.

(2) As a member of a psychological operations unit or staff element, plans, develops, produces, distributes, and disseminates propaganda materials.

(3) Supervises psychological operations conducted by subordinate and attached units.

(4) Maintains records, administers a psychological operations unit or staff element, and prepares reports.

(5) Applies doctrine and techniques for psychological operations.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

No civilian equivalent.

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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