The U.S. Marine Corps recently launched its first Marine Military Police (MP) Officer Basic Course. In the past, Marine Corps officers training to become military police officers trained in a joint course led by the Army. The new course provides a Marine-centric training program would better meet the needs of their newest MP officers. The Marine Corps requires different skills in their military police officers than other services. Making the course Marine-centric allows for more flexibility in curriculum and even lets officers train cohesively with enlisted Marines. Leaders from the Marine Corps fleet have noticed officers coming from the new Marine Military Police Basic Officers Course are better prepared to do their job and have more tools in their toolbox to execute their mission.
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