Marine Acquisition Officers (MOS 8061/8059) are key to the entire systems acquisition process. They are accountable for taking requirements from concept exploration to deployment of an operational piece of equipment. Additional MOS 8057 officers are members of the acquisition workforce and assist in planning, directing, coordinating and supervising specific functional areas that pertain to the acquisition of equipment/weapons. Assignment of MOS 8058 identifies completion of statutory requirements for acceptance into the Defense Acquisition Corps (DAC). The MOS 8060 is a skill designator and recognizes the Acquisition Specialist as a member of the acquisition workforce.