Civil Affairs Noncommissioned Officer

GySgt to Cpl - FMOS


Civil Affairs Noncommissioned Officers perform various duties involving planning, coordinating, and conducting civil-military operations (CMO). They conduct research analysis, and execution of civil affairs area studies, area assessments, and CMO estimates. This MOS will be assigned as a FMOS only. Mission essential task/skill training is established in the T&R and includes graduation from the TECOM approved, non- PMOS awarding civil affairs course. Upon successful completion of this course, the Marine will be designated a Civil Affairs Noncommissioned Officer.


  • Must be a Corporal through Gunnery Sergeant of any MOS.
  • Security requirement: Secret security clearance eligibility.
  • Active duty personnel must have 24 months obligated service remaining upon graduation from the skill producing school.


  • Completion of a TECOM approved Civil Affairs Program of Instruction (POI).


  • For a complete of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.108 w/ ch1-2, MAGTF Planner's Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Emergency Management Specialists 13-1061.

Related Military Skill:

  • None