OCC Field 18U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey. Released for public use.

MOS OCC Field 18: Tank, AAV, ACV Officer

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TANK, AAV, ACV OFFICER: OCCUPATIONAL FIELD 18
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1802 Tank Officer
Marine Corps Tank Battalions will be deactivating to align with the Force Design 2030 strategy. The Tank Officer brings firepower to the battlefield, commanding Marines in M1A1 tanks and providing recommendations for the tactical employment of tank units to unit commanders. Typically, the Tank Officer spends the first 14 months as a tank platoon commander and is stationed at either of the two active duty tank battalions, ready for deployment.
Not Listed    
1803 Assault Amphibious Vehicle Officer
AAV officers command, or assist in commanding, assault amphibian (AA) units, provide recommendations to the supported unit commander for the tactical employment of AA units. AAV officers also direct AA units on maneuvers, tactical problems, and in combat.
Not Listed    
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#OccField18 includes the following MOS:
1802 Tank Officer, MOS School:  N/A
1803 Assault Amphibious Vehicle Officer, MOS School:  N/A
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