Marine Corps

2673:Asia Pacific Cryptologic Linguist (MOS 2673)

Learn a language of Asian descent at the Defense Language Institute that is valuable to the mission of the Marine Corps. Then, attend intelligence gathering schools to learn how to utilize that language to intercept and interpret intelligence from suspected foreign nationals who may be utilizing said language to pass intelligence.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Marines in MOS 2674 will work with European languages. The required DLAB score for this MOS is 95 and the minimum required GT score is 105. Training and locations: Spanish Basic PEP- Monterey, CA European I West Cryptologic Linguist (Spanish)- San Angelo, TX Tactical SIGINT Operators- San Angelo, TX Similar to the other Cryptologic Linguist MOSs, 2674 requires completion of the Linguist EMOS 2754-2769 requirements.

Military Duties Translated:

Working as a Cryptologic Linguist for the Marines allows individuals to gain foreign language skills and skills surrounding electronic communications. Marines can find positions as computer operators, interpreters, foreign language teachers, electronic/radio operators or equipment technicians. While some positions can require additional training, most positions will pay similar or even more than a Cryptologic Linguist, depending on rank.

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

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