MACO Operatives all start their careers as Graduates from one of STARFLEET’s Educational Systems, be it STARFLEET Academy, STARFLEET Technical Training Center, or the STARFLEET Marine Academy. Once they have graduated from one of these institutions, the MACO Operative Candidate must complete the Grade 1 (Trainee) Qualifications to be considered a member of MACO.
Once the MACO Operative Candidate is qualified as a Grade 1 (Trainee), they can then choose which training path they want to follow for their MACO Career.
ALPHA Specialty: (Indirect Action) MACO ALPHA Operatives are the backbone of the MACO Teams. These Operative are the Ground Forces equivalent of the Shipboard Security and Tactical Personnel.
BETA Specialty: (Special Reconnaissance) BETA Recon Operatives are elite operatives specializing in deep penetrating, long range missions. They are tasked by MACO Command to engage in surveillance, reconnaissance, target acquisition, damage assessment and terrain weather monitoring.
MACO Gamma Operatives are extensively trained in land war combat, specializing in jungle, desert, or arctic combat, along with the appropriate survival skills. They also specialize in training indigenous personnel to act as force multipliers.
MACO Delta Operatives are elite operatives trained in space, sea, air and land operations. It’s not unheard of for a Delta operative to be dropped from orbit, paradrop through the sky, land in the sea, swim 10 miles, infiltrate an enemy base and place demolitions.
MACO Epsilon Operatives who gather intelligence, either by covert or overt means, belong to this branch. These operatives are responsible for infiltrating another society, gathering information and sending it back to the analyst. Epsilon operatives often work alone or in small groups.
MACO Omega Operatives are highly qualified in all aspects of MACO, from Alpha to Gamma. They also have additional skills to make them better.