18 - Tank Assault Amphibious Vehicle and Amphibious Combat Vehicle

The Tank, Assault Amphibious Vehicle, and Amphibious Combat Vehicle occupational field includes operation, employment, maneuver, and maintenance of tracked vehicles in the combined arms environment during both amphibious assaults and subsequent land operations ashore.

 

Qualifications required include basic mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform harmoniously with others in the confined area inside combat vehicles. The duties involved are incident to the operation, employment, maneuver, and maintenance of tanks and assault amphibious vehicles. Formal schooling is provided to Marines at both the entry level and at the appropriate time in career development. After entry into occupational field 18 and assignment of a basic 1800 MOS, personnel specialize in either the M1A1 Tank or the Assault Amphibious Vehicle.

Officer MOS List

1801

Basic Tank and Assault Amphibious Vehicle Officer

2ndLt - Capt

Basic MOS

1802

Tank Officer

2ndLt - LtCol

Primary MOS

1803

Assault Amphibious Vehicle Officer

2ndLt - LtCol

Primary MOS

Enlisted MOS List

Basic Tank and Assault Amphibious Vehicle Marine

1800

Pvt - GySgt

Basic MOS

Armor Marine

1812

Pvt - MGySgt

Primary MOS

Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Crewmember

1833

Pvt - MGySgt

Primary MOS

Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) Crewmember

1834

Pvt - MGySgt

Primary MOS

M1A1 Tank Master Gunner

1867

Sgt - MGySgt

Primary MOS

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