MOS Occ Field 28: Ground Electronics Maintenance


MOS Occ Field 28: Ground Electronics Maintenance

For Marines and family members with a MOS in Occupational Field 28: Ground Electronics Maintenance, on the OpSEC compliant, Inc. Marine Family Network Community.

Members: 105
Latest Activity: Aug 9

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Discussion Forum

Accompanied Orders and MAT

Started by Tonya725. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Dec 27, 2013. 15 Replies

Home for Christmas...?

Started by angbb70. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Dec 14, 2013. 14 Replies

2821 MOS

Started by Memorial46. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Sep 16, 2013. 2 Replies

2847 MOS

Started by SpinDance. Last reply by SpinDance Sep 6, 2013. 16 Replies

What is MOS like for married couple?

Started by Courtney. Last reply by Courtney Jul 20, 2013. 13 Replies

MAT - a little frustrating

Started by Memorial46. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Jul 15, 2013. 5 Replies

MOS at 29 Palms communications issues

Started by Missmyishm. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) May 25, 2013. 3 Replies

How does schooling work?

Started by chelseairene. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) May 17, 2013. 20 Replies

BEC*** Is there currently a wait to be classed up?

Started by Capecodder. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Mar 31, 2013. 56 Replies

2841 MOS

Started by Noemi. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Mar 7, 2013. 28 Replies

2841 MOS Graduation

Started by GuamMom. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Mar 3, 2013. 2 Replies

Alpha Co 29 Palms 9/17/2012

Started by Heather B. Last reply by Heather B Sep 18, 2012. 6 Replies

Arriving at Twentynine Palms August 8, 2012

Started by Red & Yellow Mom. Last reply by Red & Yellow Mom Sep 17, 2012. 3 Replies

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Comment by Dilyhi on July 30, 2014 at 9:41pm

mine is 2841 but he graduated May 2013

Comment by Lisa on July 30, 2014 at 8:10pm
Anyone have a marine grad. Early oct in 2841?
Comment by Memorial46 on July 30, 2014 at 7:53am

My son was at 29 Palms for over a year; first MAT, then BEC, then trained as 2821. His PDS is now Camp Pendleton outside San Diego. He has been there a few months. Needless to say, after living in the desert of 29P he is quite happy to be in SD now. The summer in 29P can be brutal with temps well over 100. Red and black flags are flown when it is dangerous to be outside due to weather.

Comment by Dilyhi on July 30, 2014 at 7:40am

Wow, that's great  he loves Okinawa and wants to stay. My son is not overly fond of the base in HI, he has 3 yrs there but can request after 2 to be sent back to the mainland and that is what he is going to do. He has friends in Okinawa, and they love it over there also.

Comment by willow on July 30, 2014 at 3:15am
My son was 2821, and he started Sept 2012, graduated the end of August 2013 and went to Okinawa. He loves it there and has requested an extension of his duty there. If approved, he will be there for a total of 3 years instead of 2.
Comment by Dilyhi on July 29, 2014 at 9:54pm

my son graduated from 20P in May 2013, he took the BEC class first and  then the Ground Radio Repair course, he is now stationed at Kaneohe Bay, HI. For the most part he likes his MOS, it's very detail oriented work,  his only complaint is they are not allowed to have any windows in their shop.

Comment by TeenMom2MarineMom on July 29, 2014 at 9:50pm
My son went to Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi last year. His MOS is 2871
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on July 29, 2014 at 8:23pm
What MOS of this Field 28xx cuqi?

2821 Technical Controller
2831 Digital Wideband Repairer
2841 Ground Radio Repairer
2847 Telephone Systems/Personal Computer Repairer
2871 Calibration Technician
2881 2M/ATE Technician
2887 Artillery Electronics Technician
Comment by cuqi on July 29, 2014 at 7:24pm

My son left today for 29P. I would love to learn more about what his days will be like. Also love reading what all other Marines are doing in this MOS. Any insight that would be helpful?

Comment by sues on April 4, 2014 at 8:49am

Hi, my son was at Ft. Sill for 2887 last summer.  He didn't wait long to begin the course--the classes are pretty small.  Ft. Sill Marine section is much smaller than 29P -- it's a small section of the Army base.  There seemed to be a lot of classroom work there and some hands-on application; 8-4:30 workday usually.  


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