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MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY RENAMING

Date Signed: 6/30/2016
MARADMINS Number: 342/16

R 300927Z Jun 16
MARADMIN 342/16
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY RENAMING//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/SECDEF/3DEC2015//
REF/B/MSGID:DOC/SECNAV/1JAN2016//
REF/C/MSGID:DOC/CMC WASH DC C466/19MAY2015//
NARR/REFERENCE A IS SECDEF MEMO, IMPLEMENTATION GUIDANCE FOR THE FULL INTEGRATION OF WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES. REFERENCE B IS SECNAV MEMO, LEADERSHIP IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MARINE CORPS INTEGRATION IMPLEMENTATION PLAN. REFERENCE C IS NAVMC 1200.1A, MILTARY OCCUPATIONAL SEPCIALTIES MANUAL (W/CH 1 and 2).//
POC/ LAWRENCE MILLER/COLONEL/UNIT: HQMC MRA /-/TEL: DSN 278-9012 EMAIL: LAWRENCE.MILLER(AT)USMC.MIL.//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  Per references (a) and (b), a comprehensive review of all Marine Corps Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) titles with the word man in them was conducted to determine which MOS titles would retain the word man and which ones should be updated to a gender neutral title.
2.  On 24 June 2016 the Secretary of the Navy in agreement with the Commandant of the Marine Corps has approved the following changes to Marine Corps MOS titles.  These changes are effective immediately and apply to the total force.
3.  It is directed that all Programs of Instruction, references, websites, social media, and correspondence be updated immediately to reflect the below changes.
4.  This message has been coordinated with Marine Corps Combat Development Command (Total Force Structure Division) and Training and Education Command.  All official changes will be incorporated in the next revision of reference (c).
MOS   CURRENT DESCRIPTION
0300  BASIC INFANTRYMAN
0312  RIVERINE ASSAULT CRAFT CREWMAN
0313  LIGHT ARMOR VEHICLE CREWMAN
0321  RECONNAISSANCE MAN (PMOS)
0323  RECON MAN PARACHUTE QUAL (NMOS)
0324  RECON MAN CMBT DIVER QUAL (NMOS)
0326  RECON MAN PARACHUTE AND COMBAT DIV
0351  INFANTRY ASSAULTMAN
0352  ANTITANK MISSILEMAN
0800  BASIC FIELD ARTILLERY MAN
0844  FIELD ARTILLERY FIRE CONTROL MAN
0847  FLD ARTILLERY SENSOR SPT MAN
0848  FIELD ARTILLERY OPERATIONS MAN
0861  FIRE SUPPORT MAN
1300  BASIC ENGR, CONST AND EQUIP MAN
1800  BASIC TANK AND ASLT AMPHIB CREWMAN
1812  M1A1 TANK CREWMAN
1833  AAV CREWMAN (PMOS)
1834  AMPHIB COMBAT VEH (ACV) CREWMAN

MOS   NEW DESCRIPTION
0300  BASIC INFANTRY MARINE
0312  RIVERINE ASSAULT CRAFT MARINE
0313  LIGHT ARMOR VEHICLE MARINE
0321  RECONNAISSANCE MARINE
0323  RECON MARINE PARACHUTE QUAL (NMOS)
0324  RECON MARINE CMBT DIVER QUAL (NMOS)
0326  RECON MARINE PARACHUTE AND COMBAT DIV
0351  INFANTRY ASSAULT MARINE
0352  ANTITANK MISSILE GUNNER
0800  BASIC FIELD ARTILLERY MARINE
0844  FIELD ARTILLERY FIRE CONTROL MARINE
0847  FIELD ARTILLERY SENSOR SPT MARINE
0848  FIELD ARTILLERY OPERATIONS CHIEF
0861  FIRE SUPPORT MARINE
1300  BASIC ENGR, CONST AND EQUIP MARINE
1800  BASIC TANK AND ASLT AMPHIB MARINE
1812  ARMOR MARINE
1833  AAV MARINE
1834  ACV MARINE
5.  Release authorized by Lieutenant General M. A. Brilakis, Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs.//