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Marine Corps Officer Job Descriptions

MOS 1803 -- Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Officer


MOS/Title: 1803 -- Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Officer

Type of Officer : Unrestricted Line Office

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: LtCol to 2ndLt

Job Description: Assault amphibious vehicle officers command, or assist in commanding, assault amphibian (AA) units, provide recommendations to the supported unit commander for the tactical employment of AA units. They also direct AA units on maneuvers, tactical problems, and in combat. In conjunction with the U.S. Navy units, they control the ship to shore movement of AAVs. AAV officers are responsible for the AA unit's personnel and equipment readiness, operational employment, and the identification and coordination of required logistics support.

Job Requirements:

(1) Complete the Assault Amphibious Vehicle Officer Course at Camp Pendleton, CA.

(2) Must have CWS-1 swimmer qualification.

(3) Must have visual acuity correctable to 20/40 in both eyes.

(4) Must have normal color vision.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.103, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

No civilian equivalent.

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, part 1

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