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Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017 11:07 AM


With your college education, you may qualify for the Platoon Leaders Class (PLC), which allows you to continue your studies while earning your commission as a Marine Officer. College seniors and graduates may qualify for Officer Candidate Course (OCC). PLC and OCC are a little-known and not openly advertised elite program that is designed to develop and also evaluate your abilities to lead large groups of your peers while also evaluating your physical fitness and academic abilities. If you are interested in a summer experience that will give you an excellent resume booster (at a minimum), and provide you with a guaranteed job when you graduate college, consider the information below.
Basic Details:
-Freshmen and sophomores attend (2) six-week training sessions over two summers, while juniors attend (1) 10 week training session.
-College seniors and graduates attend (1) 10 week training session through Officer Candidate Course (equal to Platoon Leaders Class).
-Unlike typical ROTC: No on-campus training, drills or meetings.
-After graduation from college and completion of PLC, candidates are offered a commission as a second lieutenant. You will not incur any obligation to the Marine Corps, even after completing the training (you can choose whether or not to continue with the program). Your obligation begins when you graduate from college and decide to accept your commission.
-You will attend what Inc. Magazine calls "The best management training program in America" and test your leadership potential, physical fitness and mental prowess.
-You will earn approximately $3,200 (six weeks)/$5400 (10 weeks) plus room and board during the training.
-Eligible for Financial Assistance ($1575 per semester stipend) and Tuition Assistance (Up to $8,200) after you complete an increment of training over the summer. [OPTIONAL]
- If you choose to serve after you graduate from college, opportunity to hold 1 of the 25 offered career fields making upwards of $55,000 per year. (Includes medical and dental benefits)
- Guaranteed aviation to those who qualify. The Marine Corps is the only branch that will guarantee you a pilot seat as early as your freshman year.

As a Marine Officer:
- Your salary as a Second Lieutenant will exceed $55,000.00 per year with
pay increases annually
- Full medical/dental coverage for you and your family
- 30 days' paid vacation annually
- 100% Tuition paid for any further education you take on active duty
- Post-graduate educational opportunities
- Retirement after 20 years of active service
- Adventure and daily professional challenge
- Transferable and marketable skills
- Unmatched camaraderie, pride, and esprit de corps

• Location: College Station

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