The main prerequisite to become a pilot in the Marine Corps is a college degree and a high level of physical fitness. The Marine Corps will provide all the training.
The Marine Corps finds its success as a premier military force by acting in a single cohesive effort across all battlefronts. Marine pilots serve to assist the Marines fighting battles on the ground. Every aircraft employed is specifically equipped to serve the mission in the form of offensive air support, assault support, anti-air warfare, electronic warfare, control of aircraft and missiles, and aerial reconnaissance.