Marine Corps Enlisted Promotion System, Simplified
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the United States Marine Corps (USMC)? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Marine Corps Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'
Composite Promotion Score Computation
To determine the "best qualified" for promotion to Corporal (E-4) and Sergeant (E-5) in the Marine Corps, the Marines use a "composite point" system, which give "promotion points" for certain achievements.