United States Marine Corps Infantry
0311 - Designated Marksman
0311 is the United States Marine Corps Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) code for Rifleman. A Designated Marksman is commonly a Marine who had the highest rifle score in his company. The Designated Marksman acts as a guardian angel for the rest of his company as he sits at an elevated position, and provides overwatch to men on the ground.
Training / Education Required
- You must provide proof of legal residency
- You must pass a physical examination
- You must have a high school diploma
- You must have gone through recruit training at either Paris Island MCRD or Twentynine Palms / San Diego MCRD
- You must have gone through the School Of Infantry or Marine Combat Training and you must have gone through the Military Occupational Speciality School
- Good Judgement
1. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot Parris Island is located within Port Royal South Carolina.
2. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot San Diego is located within San Diego California.
3. Camp Dwyer is located within the Helmand River Valley in Afghanistan.