Careers: Military--Army, Navy, Airforce, Marines, Coast Guard/Marine Corps

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Hi, what jobs can women have in the Marines? Also, how do I know which MCRD I go to?

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Hi Jane,

That`s an excellent question. Women have undoubtedly come a long way since they were first officially allowed in the military. In the Marines, women can have almost every single MOS (M ilitary O ccupational S pecialty) except for infantry, artillery, and armor. They can also not be in MARSOC and Recon.

Here`s a list of every MOS the Marine Corps has: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_Marine_Corps_MOS

Women cannot be in fields 03xx, 05xx, 08xx, 18xx, and that`s about it. The rest, women can have. Women can be combat engineers, but can`t be assigned to certain units. As goes with other MOS`s, women can sometimes not be assigned to certain units for them too.

Careers: Military--Army, Navy, Airforce, Marines, Coast Guard

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I can answer any type of questions regarding the military, but more specifically, Marines, Army, and Navy. The Air Force and Coast Guard are subjects I can answer questions about, but my knowledge is rather limited in those fields. I can answer questions regarding history of, rank, structure, etc. I can also answer questions regarding any of the service academies (West Point, Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy, specifically), and Naval ROTC, Naval ROTC-Marine Option, and Army ROTC.

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Much research regarding the military, and personal experiences with military. Talking to those in their respective branches has made me even more knowledgeable in the field of military for the branches I didn`t know much about before. Many interviews for research papers and such as well.

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