Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 8154 -- Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Team

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Type of MOS: FMOS

Rank Range: SSgt to LCpl

Job Description: The MCSF CQB team member will be assigned to duty with MCSF Fleet Antiterrorism Security Teams (FAST) Companies and/or Security Force Companies. As a part of a CQB team and utilizing CQB techniques, the team member will be required to restore security to prevent access, damage, or removal of vital naval assets. The CQB team member will be physically and mentally capable of enduring the rigors of combat, be knowledgeable in the safe and proper employment of CQB weapons, be skilled in land navigation and patrolling, be well versed in interior guard procedures, and be familiar with antiterrorist tactics and techniques. He also will be required to conduct offensive infantry tactics in confined spaces, ashore and afloat, to restore security when breached.

Job Requirements:

  1. Must meet the prerequisites prescribed in MCO 1300.20, 5510.7, MCO 5521.3, and MCO 6100.3.
  2. Complete the Marine Corps Security Force Guard Course.
  3. Complete the Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Close Quarters Battle Course.
  4. To be used as a billet designator in Marine Corps Security Force T/O's.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.59, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

No civilian equivalent.

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3