There are a lot of different facilities in Iraq where insurgents and suspected terrorists are housed. One of the military careers involved in supervision of these people are the US Marine Corps Corrections specialist. It is a job that serves to house, supervise and maintain the people that are in detention or incarceration. Its is a sub specialty of the Correctional and Military US Marine Corps police officer field. Not only do they act as jailers and correctional officers, but they also are licensed law enforcement military officers that work to ensure law and order, both at locations overseas and in the United States.
The Marine Corps Correctional Office has duties and additional responsibilities that are assigned to them. Corrections Specialists in the Marine Corps must have a ASVAB score on the GT section of at least a 100 or greater, and they should be detail oriented, slow to anger and not have any criminal record of any time. Corrections Officers work in the Marine Corps to arrange for confinement, intake, and release of prisoners as properly scheduled. The Corrections Specialist in the Marine Corps assists their Commander of their unit by working to uphold and enforce the law. Working as a Marine Corps Internment and Corrections Officer you will work on preventing and suppressing crimes against military personnel, working to maintain and assist in keeping order at military installations, and preserving control and military order. Dealing with corrections as a Marine Corps Correctional officer, you will work to engage and perform the following duties; providing and assessing a military posture, preventing and quelling riots and disturbances. It is a respectable career field and it comes with its own set of duties and responsibilities. On occasion you will work as part of a pursuit team to chase deserters, and to track down military personnel who are Absent without leave, or AWOL, and they work to apprehend and restrain escaped prisoners.
You can be tasked with working in providing security and assisting in the care, restraint, and confinement of prisoners held in internment facilities and prison facilities. A Marine Corps Correctional Officer is responsible for Marine Corps Brigs, Navy Prisons, Correctional Custody Units, and other military prisons and jails.