We must develop the intelligence expertise to meet the evolving challenges of the 21st century by providing quality personnel and training. Success is dependent on the training, education, and experience of its Marines. The large-scale introduction of new technology is vastly increasing the complexity of intelligence processes. In addition to highly technical skill requirements, the asymmetric nature of the threat also demands increased "low-tech" skills including language capability and cultural and regional knowledge.
It is imperative that all members of MCISRE maintain and expand their professional skills to maximize individual and collection potential. Focusing on career development helps employees continually improve general, functional, and leadership abilities in order to develop skills that are relevant to their organization's needs. It is the responsibility of each individual employee to take proactive steps in planning his or her career.