The Marine Sentries

The White House (November 8, 2012) – There are many Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) and billets in the Marine Corps. One of the special assignments Marines can receive is to be a Sentry at The White House. The lone Marine standing outside the West Wing is a fixture at The White House. There are four Marines who rotate in half hour shifts, standing sentry whenever the President is in the West Wing. Learn more about this special assignment that only the few, the proud are called upon to fulfill.