0203

Ground Intelligence Officer

Female at Crucible from Cpl Aaron Bolser

MOS Facts

MOS Type: 

Primary MOS

Officer/Enlisted?

Officer

Ranks: 

1stLt - 2ndLt

MOS School: 

Quantico, VA; Dam Neck, VA

Combat Arms?

No

Bottom Line, Up Front:

Equal parts intelligence collection and infantry skills, they turn information straight from the battlefield into useable intel for commanders, often leading infantry units as commanders.

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MOS Description and Mission

The 0203 Ground Intelligence Officer is a challenging, competitive, and highly trained MOS filled with some of the Marine Corps' best young officers. Ground Intelligence Officers serve as commanders and staff officers in the operating forces and are responsible for tactical planning and employment of ground surveillance and reconnaissance units as well as the coordination of a unit's overall intelligence effort.