Be Well Informed

Meeting an Officer Selection Officer

Speaking with an Officer Selection Officer (OSO) will provide potential candidates more information about the challenging path and commitment that lies ahead in Officer Candidates School.

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Be Well Informed

Officer Career Tool

Ground, Air & Law

The Marine Corps provides a wide spectrum of challenging career opportunities in ground, air and law. Use this interactive tool to explore different careers and help decide which path is best for you.

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Officer Career Tool

Officer Candidates School

The proving ground for Officer Candidates

The highest level of leadership, a relentless commitment to success, the will to always advance —these are the qualities sought out in Officer Candidates School (OCS). 

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Officer Candidates School

Becoming An Officer

The paths to becoming a Second Lieutenant

The Marine Corps has several programs to pursue a commission as an officer.  Whichever path you choose, once you have earned your commission you are appointed the rank of second lieutenant and ready to lead Marines.

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Becoming An Officer

Community Impact

Capt Monica Meese. Values in training.

Inspired by her humanitarian experience, Capt Meese gives back by empowering others through physical and mental discipline. Taking the leadership, strength and dedication learned in service, Capt Meese makes a difference in her community.

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Community Impact

 
 
 
 
 
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