Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Team Member

SSgt to LCpl - FMOS


The MCSF CQB team member will be assigned to duty with MCSF Fleet Antiterrorism Security Teams (FAST) Companies and/or Security Force Companies. As a part of a CQB team and utilizing CQB techniques, the team member will be required to restore security to prevent access, damage, or removal of vital naval assets. The CQB team member will be physically and mentally capable of enduring the rigors of combat, be knowledgeable in the safe and proper employment of CQB weapons, be skilled in land navigation and patrolling, be well versed in interior guard procedures, and be familiar with antiterrorist tactics and techniques. He also will be required to conduct offensive infantry tactics in confined spaces, ashore and afloat, to restore security when breached.


  • Must meet the prerequisites prescribed in MCO 6100.3.


  • Complete the Marine Corps Security Force Guard Course.
  • Complete the Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Close Quarters Battle Course.


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

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Security Guards 33-9032.

Related Military Skill:

  • None