Marine Corps


Adjutants serve as staff officers. They coordinate administrative matters of internal staff sections and external agencies at the staff level. Adjutants formulate and supervise the execution of command administrative policies, receiving and routing correspondence, handling and safeguarding classified material, preparing responses to special correspondence and establishing and maintaining the command reports control, and forms management programs.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Develop Personnel Annexes to Operations Plans (OPLAN) and Operations Orders (OPORD); Process naval correspondence; Process Congressional/Special Interest Inquiries (CONGRINTS); Process Command Special Orders; Coordinate command protocol requirements; Review Service Records (Service Record Book (SRB)/Officer Qualification Record (OQR)); Supervise awards process; Manage performance evaluation system

Military Duties Translated:

Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports. Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Documents financial transactions by entering account information. Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options. Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports. Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents. Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures. Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions. Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information. Secures financial information by completing database backups

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