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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 8023 -- Parachutist


Type of MOS : PMOS *

Rank Range: SgtMaj/MGySgt to Pvt

Job Description: A Marine who is trained to parachute from an aircraft.

Job Requirements:

(1) Complete Basic Airborne Course, U.S. Army Infantry School, Ft Benning, GA.

(2) Maintain physical fitness specified by COMNAVMEDCOM standards.


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 Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

No civilian equivalent.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:


*Assigned to officer and enlisted Marines.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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