Small Arms Weapons Instructor

MGySgt to Sgt - EMOS (0321)


Small Arms Weapons Instructors conduct all phases of the Marine Corps Marksmanship training. They develop comprehensive marksmanship training plan based on commander's guidance. They conduct and supervise all small arms marksmanship-training evolutions in support of unit mission. This MOS may be assigned to a Marine or used as a billet designator.


  • Must possess MOS 0933, Marksmanship Coach.
  • Must be Sergeant through Gunnery Sergeant.
  • Must have met the MCCS standard for Land Navigation.
  • Must have a minimum of six years TIS upon reporting for instruction.
  • Must have a minimum of one year remaining to EAS upon completion of course.


  • See Prerequisites.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.84A, Marksmanship Individual Training Standards.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Teachers and Instructors, All Other 25-3099.

Related Military Skill:

  • Infantry Unit Leader, 0369.
  • Infantry Weapons Officer, 0306.
  • Range Officer, 0130.
  • Marksmanship Instructor, 0931.