The MA rating provides Navy Ships and commands with force protection/antiterrorism specialists who assist in maintaining good order and discipline, law enforcement, and physical security duties. MA's enforce appropriate orders and regulations, make apprehensions, conduct investigations/interrogations and prepare required records and reports. Due to the unique functions and trust inherent in the MA rating, the quality of personnel selected is of paramount importance and requires strict adherence to eligibility criteria.
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Corrections Specialists complete and review applicable forms and reports; process awardees and prisoners; process and manage enemy prisoners of war; counsel awardees/prisoners; conduct searches and inspections; utilize weapons and equipment; manage personnel; work with other agencies; plan and conduct security force drills; train security forces; conduct preliminary investigations; collect and process evidence; respond to alarms and incidents; manage prisoner work details; test and monitor security systems; manage physical security operations; operate control center; release personnel; submit reports.
MWD Handler - Military working dogs and their handlers are a highly trained, highly skilled formidable duo. These teams are deployed throughout the world to perform duties of law enforcement and support a wide range of security operations. The course Trains selected Master-at-Arms and DOD personnel in the knowledge and skills needed for patrol and detector dogs. Training includes search techniques in buildings, aircraft, vehicles, warehouses, open areas, and more.
MWD Kennel Master – MWD Kennel Masters oversee manpower management, disease prevention, first aid, care of dog kennel and equipment, training and utilization, procurement, reports, forms and records, principals of conditioning, veterinarian support services, and inspection procedures.