MOS/Title: 8243 -- Foreign Area Officer-Peoples Republic of China
Type of Officer : All
Type of MOS : FMOS
Rank Range: N/A
Job Description: Foreign area officers are officers who are proficient in a foreign language and who have extensive in-country experience in a designated region. This MOS may be assigned only as a FMOS. It will be assigned and voided only by the authority of HQMC.
(1) Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language by scoring annually a minimum of level 2 in all tested areas of the DLPT.
(2) Display extensive knowledge of a designated region to include military forces, culture, history, sociology, economics, politics, and geography.
(3) Must have broad travel experience in the designated region.
Duties: Performs in FMF/joint/combined staffs in operations, planning, and intelligence billets.
Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :
Foreign Service Officer 188.117-106.
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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, part 1