Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 5816 -- Special Reaction Team (3RT) Member

US Navy (USN) Hospital Corpsman Third Class (HM3) Thomas J. Cupo (left), crouches behind the shield with a 9mm handgun, while US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Stephen L. Clogston, provide cover with a Heckler and Koch 9mm MP5-N sub-machine gun. Both are members of the Marine Special Reaction Team (SRT), and are participating in a simulated bank robbery at the Marine Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California (CA). The annual training event, conducted by the Provost Marshals Office, is designed to train Military Police and Criminal Investigators proper procedures when dealing with a hostage situation.
LCPL CHRISTOPHER RYE, USMC / Wikipedia Commons

Type of MOS : NMOS

Rank Range: GySgt to Cpl

Job Description: A special reaction team is comprised of military police personnel trained to give an installation commander the ability to counter or contain a special threat situation surpassing normal law enforcement capabilities. All team members should be cross-trained in all team duties. .As a minimum, the special reaction team must be capable of isolating a crisis scene, providing proficient marksmanship support, conducting tactical movement anj building entry, and clearing of buildings in a variety of light and weather conditions.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must currently hold MOS 5811.

(2) Must have obtained the grade of corporal or higher.

(3) Must be a volunteer.

(4) Possess a high degree of maturity and self-control.

(5) Maintain minimum first class physical fitness standards.

(6) Qualify as an expert with service rifle and pistol.

(7) Complete the Special Team Course, U.S. Army Military Police School.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.86, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Police Officer 375.263-014.

(2) Sheriff, Deputy 377.263-010.

(3) Tactical Officer.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Team Member, 8154.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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