Marine Corps

0313:LAV Crewman

Provides driving and 1st echelon repairs for light armored vehicles. LAV crewmen are usually attached to light armored reconnaissance battalions. Additionally, LAV crewmen may be tasked with operating weapons systems onboard the LAV.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Combat


Military Duties:

The Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Marine is part of the Infantry division. Marine Corps LAV Crewmen (MOS 0313) are most skilled in Armored Reconnaissance. A LAV Crewman not only possesses basic infantry skills but also have specialized skills in operating older light armored vehicles as well as surveillance equipment. Therefore, LAV Crewmen support the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) during reconnaissance operations.

Military Duties Translated:

Respond immediately to citizen calls for assistance and to alarms triggered at homes and businesses Maintain a presence in the community that helps to deter crime and provide support to citizens Help to secure crime scenes and ensure that evidence is not removed or tampered with Act as a police presence at public events and provide security for municipal gatherings Identify potential criminal activity or other hazardous situations and take the proper actions to protect citizens and property

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Police Officer