Marine Corps Artillery Detachment, Ft. Sill
Ft. Sill, Oklahoma
Marine Corps Artillery Detachment, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma is the school for Marine Corps artillery and cannoneer MOS's.
The mission of the Marine Artillery Detachment, Ft Sill is to develop a training continuum for the Artillery Occupational Field (08XX) and 2887 Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), serve as the focus for artillery training issues.
The Marine Corps Cannon Crewman Course is five weeks, 25 training days. Designed to train entry level Marines to standard in 1000 level tasks (Cannoneer), and familiarizes them with select 2000 level tasks (Gunner/A-Gunner), in accordance with NAVMC 3500.7, Artillery Training and Readiness Manual.
The Marine Corps HIMARS Crewman Course is two and a half weeks, 13 training days. This is a follow on course to train 0811s to standard in 1000 level tasks (HIMARS Crewman), and familiarizes them with select 2000 level tasks (HIMARS Gunner), in accordance with NAVMC 3500.7, Artillery Training and Readiness Manual. Select cannoneers may earn the MOS designator 0814 upon completion of this course to serve with either HIMARS battalion, 5th Bn, 11th Marines or 2nd Bn, 14th Marines.
There are also courses for:
• Forward Observer / Fire Support Section
• Sensors Section
• RADAR Section
• Electronic Maintenance Section