0211

Counterintelligence/Human Source Intelligence (CI/HUMINT) Specialist

MSgt to Cpl - PMOS

Summary.

CI/HUMINT Specialists are created by lateral move from any MOS. They are involved in all facets of planning and conducting CI and human intelligence operations and activities. CI activities are concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat of friendly forces posed by hostile intelligence organizations, or by persons engaged in espionage, sabotage, subversion or terrorism. HUMINT activities are designed to obtain intelligence information using human beings as both sources and collectors, where the human being is the primary collection instrument. CI/HUMINT specialists are expected to possess a working knowledge of the organization, operations, and techniques employed by foreign intelligence services and terrorist organizations. They conduct human intelligence operations to collect information of intelligence value for the commander. They collect information of intelligence value by means of conducting interrogations, debriefings, screenings and liaison operations. CI/HUMINT Marines obtaining a qualifying DLAB score can receive language training. Qualified CI/HUMINT specialist use foreign language skills and/or interpreters to conduct CI/ HUMINT activities; exploit foreign language documents; and recordings. In addition to knowing a foreign country's language, they are familiar with the area, customs, culture, religion, and traditions of its people, and infrastructure. In support of these functions, CI/HUMINT specialists utilize automated databases, interview/interrogation techniques, liaison, specialized CI techniques, technical support measures, intelligence/investigative photography, reporting-writing techniques and other capabilities as required to accomplish the mission. Marines selected for specialized billets requiring advanced training may be assigned to training venues hosted by other government agencies, other Services or technical schools. Requirements and selection for this training will be managed in coordination with subordinate Marine Corps units by Intelligence Department, IOC. Schools in excess of 120 days will incur time in service obligation. Prior to assignment to a school, the Marine must agree to 36 months of obligated service. Marines not agreeing to meet the obligated service requirements will not be assigned to specialized training. This MOS will be assigned and voided only by the authority of the CMC (MM). This MOS is applicable to the Reserves.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be a volunteer Corporal, Sergeant or Staff Sergeant in any MOS.
  • Must be interviewed and recommended for a lateral move by assessment and selection board of CI/HUMINT personnel.
  • Must possess a GT score of 110 or higher (may be waived).
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Security requirement: SCI security clearance eligibility. Application for the SCI security clearance eligibility must be submitted prior to attendance of the MAGTF Counterintelligence/HUMINT Basic Course.
  • Individual's immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children, and cohabitant of the individual requiring TS/SCI access) must be U.S. Citizens (may be waived based on Director of Intelligence certification of compelling need and favorable adjudication).
  • Must be 21 years of age prior to lateral move into the CI/HUMINT MOS.
  • Prior to entry into the MAGTF CI/HUMINT Course, must have sufficient obligated service to allow 60 months remaining upon graduation.
  • Must have taken an accredited typing test and attained a minimum score of 30 words per minute (may be waived).
  • Must submit to a Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph Examination.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license (may not be waived).
  • Marine must complete the Wonderlic examination through the CI/HUMINT unit conducting the assessment and selection process (may be waived).
  • Must be worldwide deployable at the time SNM is approved for lateral move into the 0211 MOS.

Requirements:

  • Must take the Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) test and be willing to undergo language training. Marines who can meet the minimum standard Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) score (2/2 or better) for a language may be excluded from the DLAB requirement. A foreign language capability is not required for the 0211 MOS. Reserve Marines with a foreign language capability verified by DLPT scores, desiring a lateral move into the 0211 MOS should have completed language training prior to affecting the lateral move.
  • Marines who execute a latmove to the 0211 MOS must attend PMOS training within 6 months of reporting to a command offering on the job training (OJT). Failure to attend and pass MOS training will result in an MOS reclassification or separation per current MMEA guidelines and applicable MCOs (waiverable by IOP and MMEA).
  • Marines must complete the MAGTF CI/HUMINT Basic Course, Marine Corps Intelligence Schools (MCIS), Dam Neck, VA.
  • Time in service requirement for specialized training. Marines selected for specialized billets requiring advanced training may be assigned to training venues hosted by other government agencies, other services or technical schools. Requirements and selection for this training will be managed in coordination with subordinate Marine Corps units by HQMC, IOC. Schools in excess of 120 days will incur time in service obligation. Prior to assignment to a school the Marine must agree to 36 months of obligated service. Marines not agreeing to meet the obligated service requirements will not be assigned to specialized training.

Duties:

  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.100A, Intelligence Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • None.