8071

Special Operations Capability Specialist (SOCS)

MGySgt to LCpl - NMOS (0211, 0231, 0241, 0261, 0291, 0612, 0619, 0621, 0627, 0629, 0651, 0659, 0681, 0689, 0699, 0861, 2821, 2823, 2834, 2841, 2847, 2862, 2891, 2336, 2621, 2631, 2651, 2671, 2673, 2674, 2691, 5811.)

Summary.

Assigned throughout MARSOC, the Special Operations Capability Specialist (SOCS) is responsible for providing support to the Marine Special Operations Forces.

Prerequisites:

  • GT per service MOS.
  • Must pass Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test.
  • Must be worldwide deployable.
  • Must be screened in accordance with the SOCS screening checklist.
  • Must have completed pre-deployment requirements as member of MARSOC.
  • Security requirement: SCI security clearance eligibility.

Requirements:

  • Must be LCpl or above with a minimum of (36) months of service.
  • Upon successful completion of the Special Operations Training Course (STC) and Survive, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) Training Marines will be awarded the SOCS NMOS. COMMARFORSOC is the awarding authority for NMOS 8071.

Duties:

  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.97, Marine Special Operations Command Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Special Forces 55-3018.

Related Military Skill:

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  • Intelligence Specialist, 0231.
  • Imagery Interpretation Specialist, 0241.
  • Geographic Intelligence Specialist, 0261.
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  • Wire Chief, 0619.
  • Telecommunications Systems Chiefs, 0619.
  • Radio Chief, 0629.
  • Small Computer Systems Specialist, 0651.
  • Data Systems Technician, 0651.
  • Data Chief, 0659.
  • Information Security Technician, 0681.
  • Information Assurance Technician, 0689.
  • Field Artillery Radar Operator, 0842.
  • Field Artillery Fire Control Man, 0844.
  • Special Communications Signals Collection Operator/Analyst, 2621.
  • Signals Intelligence Analyst, 2629.
  • Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) Intercept Operator/Analyst, 2631.
  • Special Intelligence Systems Administrator/Communicator, 2651.
  • Military Police, 5811.
  • Military Police Dog Handler, 5812.
  • Accident Investigator, 5813.
  • Joint Terminal Attack Controller, 8002
  • Parachutist, 8023.
  • Parachutist/Combatant Diver Marine, MOS 8026.