The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the world’s most elite military organizations. Founded in 1775, the Marine Corps currently employs approximately 186,000 Marines and prides itself on core values of honor, courage and commitment. Leadership, tradition, camaraderie and service to country are the building blocks of what makes the Marine Corps a unique experience.
Platoon Commanders in the Marine Corps command between 30 and 50 enlisted personnel in one of 23 different specialties from infantry and artillery, to logistics and supply, to communications and intelligence, to air traffic control and engineering, to public affairs and administration.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits. 30 days paid vacation and 10 federal holidays each year. Medical, dental and vision care are provided to all service members (and their dependents) at no cost. Substantial retirement benefits are available and vary depending years of active service. Service members are eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill for graduate/professional education after serving 3 years on active duty. Financial/Tuition assistance is available up to $9,000 per year.