Marine Corps

4671:Combat Videographer (MOS 4671)

Use various video recording equipment to capture videos that are pertinent to the mission of the Marine Corps, intelligence gathering, and utilize software to assist with clearing up images and videos that have been used to record and gather videos that are useful to the Marine Corps.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Marine Combat Videographers (MOS 4671) are responsible for recording footage on video and film. Combat Videographers rely on video cameras and equipment to capture the footage during operations and for other military purposes. Job duties include creating the concept for the production, building a storyboard, writing the script, acquiring motion video, and editing the final production. Videographers may create products for internal, domestic, or international audiences. The objective is to tailor the production for the specified audience as well as the purpose of the video. Combat Videographers (MOS 4671) may also assist with admin duties as well as transmitting and archives.

Military Duties Translated:

Marine Corps Photographers and Videographers have an optimistic job outlook in the civilian world. Combat Photographers and Videographers have a direct civilian equivalent, even if the working conditions are far different. It is a contrast to many other Military Occupational Specialties which lack a civilian equivalent. Therefore, many former MOS 4641 and MOS 4671 work for various media outlets in creative roles like photography, videography, editing, producing, and directing.

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

Director