Marine Corps

0431:Logistics/Embarkation Specialist (MOS 0431)

Logistics and embarkation specialists are Marines that are trained in the planning and coordination of deployments, temporary duty assignments, and proper palletizing of Marine Corps equipment. These Marines will spend time in foreign countries, working with locals to ensure that Marines have clear routes for their equipment, have enough space for vehicles to park, and have a space to sleep in while on assignment.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

An Marine Corps Logistics/Embarkation Specialist (MOS 0431) prepares supplies and equipment for embarkation. Logistics/Embarkation Specialists are trained on Force Deployment Planning and Execution (FDP&E) as well as Time-Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD). The objective is to support the movement of military personnel, supplies, and equipment via all modes of military transportation. Logistics/Embarkation Specialists (MOS 0431) handle commercial and military assets at all levels, including unit, Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF), and joint operations.

Military Duties Translated:

Drive safely along designated routes. Obey traffic laws, safety procedures, and transit regulations. Pick up and drop off passengers at designated locations. Follow a specific timetable while on duty. Assist passengers with disabilities to get on the bus. Prevent or stop unruly behavior from passengers. Communicate with passengers and employers regarding delays or any issues along a route. Check the bus tires, lights, and oil when needed for basic maintenance

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

Bus Driver