Marine Corps

0451:Airborne and Air Delivery Specialist (MOS 0451)

Plan, prepare, and assist with the coordination of parachute drops of equipment and personnel. These Marines may assist with repacking of parachutes and the recovery of dropped equipment or personnel.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Combat


Military Duties:

An Marine Corps Airborne and Air Delivery Specialist (MOS 0451) is responsible for preparing supplies and equipment for airdrop delivery. Soldiers deliver a wide range of supplies to soldiers by using parachutes. There is also a need to conduct subsequent equipment recovery and throughput operations working MOS 0451. Marine Corps Airborne and Air Delivery Specialists are also responsible for the maintenance of all life support equipment related to airborne operations. The objective of airborne and air delivery missions is to plan and coordinate the most effective and safest way to load and distribute equipment and supplies. Other Marines rely on Airborne and Air Delivery Specialists to make sure personnel and supplies are dropped correctly out of aircraft. It takes a dedicated, attention to detail team to ensure the safety and working order of all Marine airdrops.

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