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ne14
11-07-12, 05:50 PM
So first off, finally made it. Proud to be a Marine. How do I change my status on here from poolee to Marine? Second, simple uniform question, when they issue you your dress blue coat at rec. training are the buttons already anodized or do I have to go get new ones? Just needed a little help that is all thank you and Semper Fi.
ne

Lisa 23
11-07-12, 06:13 PM
Congrats on becoming a Marine :usmc:..... and welcome to the Marine Corps family.
Enjoy your leave home with family & friends.
PM Sgt Leprechaun or Rocky C, they'll be able to change your status to Marine for you.

Semper Fi Marine! :iwo:

Rocky C
11-07-12, 06:18 PM
Congrats Nic !!!
I will change your status to " Marine " right now.
Please square away your profile to reflect the changes.

Job well done and Welcome to the " Family "

Semper Fi,
Rocky

m14ed
11-08-12, 07:20 AM
anodized


Smack me in the noggin with a brick if i'm wrong on this...

Wayback when the Marines I went thru bootcamp with ,
actually took the Anodizing OFF the buckles and buttons of ,
ALL the Brass we owned....and Had to "Shine it up" using "OUR"
choice of POLISHING AGENTS= brasso-duraglit- or "BUFF-YOURASS-OFF"
IFFIN you run out...

IF the gears the same ,, I'd guess the call is yours ???
Wear it till it "Scuzzes up" and buy more ?
or GOOGLE ?

anodizing is nothing more than a "ClearCoat" of lacqure (sp)

Lisa 23
11-08-12, 08:46 AM
Another Marine can correct me on this if I'm wrong, but I believe what you are issued in boot camp, the buckles and buttons are now anodized.

xkniives
11-15-12, 09:46 PM
how was the Crucible?