BENEFITS

Marine Corps Benefits
What benefits—such as health insurance, vacation time and education reimbursement—do enlisted Marines receive?

ENLISTED VS. OFFICER SERVICE

Marine Officers vs Enlisted Marines Training

What is the difference in terms of training between an officer and an enlisted Marine?

Health Issues

I have health issues — can I still seek a commission?

Marine Officers and a college degree

Do I have to graduate from college before I can become a Marine Corps officer?

Marine Corps Aviation

What are the qualifications for Marine Corps Aviation?

Meeting with an OSO - How to prepare

How should I prepare for a visit with an Officer Selection Officer (OSO)?

Meeting with an OSO - No obligation to sign

Will I be asked to sign anything on my first visit with an Officer Selection Officer (OSO)?

Marine Officers and an associate’s degree

I have an associate's degree. Can I still become a Marine Corps Officer?

Marine Officer Age restrictions

I am older than 28 years old. Can I still become a Marine Corps Officer?

Military Occupational Specialties for Officers

What kinds of specialties are available for Marine Corps Officers?

Commissioning

What does "commissioning" mean?

Finding an Officer Selection Officer (OSO)

How do I find an Officer Selection Officer (OSO) near me?

A career as a Marine Officer

How does becoming a Marine Corps Officer compare with other career options?

Life as a Marine Officer

What is life like as a Marine Corps Officer?

Marine Officer age requirements

How old do I have to be in order to seek a commission as a Marine Corps Officer?

Physically preparing to become a Marine Officer

How can I prepare myself for training as a Marine Corps Officer?

Enlisted And Officer

What's the difference between enlisting and becoming an officer? How do I know which path is right for me?

Marine Officers vs. Enlisted Marines Training

What is the difference in terms of training between an officer and an enlisted Marine?

ENLISTMENT REQUIREMENTS

Too Young To Enlist?
I am younger than 17. Can I enlist in the Marine Corps?
Too Old To Enlist?
I am older than 29. Can I enlist in the Marine Corps?
High School Graduate
Do I have to graduate from high school before I can become a Marine?

MY ACCOUNT & DASHBOARD

Forgot My Password
What happens if I forget my password?
What Is My Dashboard?
What is my dashboard?
Do I Need An Account?
Do I need an account?

PARENT QUESTIONS

Recruit Training Graduation

Where do I find information about attending a recruit training graduation ceremony?

PRIOR SERVICE

Prior Service
I have previously served in the Marine Corps. How do I re-enlist?

SPECIAL REQUESTS

Requesting Marine Corps appearances

Where can I request a Marine Corps appearance at my local event?

SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS

VISITING A RECRUITER

Why Should I Talk To A Recruiter?
Why is the recruiter the best resource for joining the Marine Corps?
Do I Have To Sign A Contract On My First Visit?
Will I be asked to sign anything on my first visit with a recruiter?
Meeting A Recruiter
How should I prepare for a visit with a recruiter?
Find A Recruiter
How do I find a recruiter near me?