Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Guard

GySgt to Pvt - EMOS (0311, 0331, 0341, 0351, 0352, 0369, 5811)


The MCSF Guard will be assigned to duty with MCSF units. He will be physically fit and mentally capable of enduring the rigors of combat. He will have the requisite knowledge to safely and properly employ the service rifle, pistol and shotgun. As a member of a reaction force, he will conduct offensive infantry tactics in confined spaces, ashore and afloat, to restore breached security and provide the final barrier/element of an integrated security plan for the asset being protected. He also must possess skills in land navigation and patrolling. In the grades of Corporal through Gunnery Sergeant, as a security supervisor, the Marine will plan, evaluate, and supervise the implementation of site-specific security plans to protect assets designated as vital to the national security.


  • Must hold MOS 0311, 0331, 0341, 0351, 0352, 0369, or 5811.


  • Complete the Marine Corps Security Force Guard Course.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to Training and Readiness Manuals/Individual Training Standards.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Security Guards 33-9032.

Related Military Skill:

  • None