How long is Marine OCS training?

Marine OCS is a 10-week course located in Quantico, Virginia, for future Marine Corps officers.

Do you get your phone at OCS Marines?

Candidates will not have access to cell phones or pay phones except on weekend liberty or for verified emergencies. Prior to being paid while at OCS, each candidate will also be required to purchase other items that they will need throughout the training cycle.

How do you become a reserve officer in the Marines?

THE MARINE CORPS RESERVE OFFICER A Reserve Officer must meet the same qualification process required of a regular, active-duty officer. Upon completion of OCS, TBS, and MOS school, the Reserve Officer will be assigned to a reserve unit. Reserve Officers have the option to choose the location where they will serve, often near their hometown.

How do I become a Marine reservist in OCS?

First, if a Marine reservist possesses a bachelor’s degree they will approach their chain of command about their eligibility for the Reserve Enlisted Commissioning Program (RECP). This program allows qualified Marines in the Select Marine Corps Reserve Program (SMCR) to apply for assignment to OCS.

What is the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Marine Option?

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Marine Option allows those with a fighting spirit the opportunity to earn a commission in the United States Marine Corps as they complete their studies at a participating college or university. If they rise to the challenge, they may become officers of the Marine Corps.

What is an reserves marine?

Reserve Marines maintain civilian commitments but are ready to support their Corps in major combat assignments, humanitarian efforts, and national emergencies. They are Marines and thus live up to the same standards as all Marines, regardless of duty status.