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  1. Thread: Waivers

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    The old "I'm asking for a friend trick." Never...

    The old "I'm asking for a friend trick." Never ceases to amaze me. Maybe your friend [you] should to talk to his recruiter [your recruiter] about the situation.
  2. Misdemeanor theft and possession with intent to...

    Misdemeanor theft and possession with intent to distribute? A drug dealer and thief. Do us all a favor and stay home. Marine Corps doesn't need people like that in it's ranks.
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    As Top stated, these are all questions you can...

    As Top stated, these are all questions you can ask your recruiter. He/she is your go to person for these types of questions and they will give you the best answers. But here are some basic answers. ...
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    I don't know about the NROTC option or how it...

    I don't know about the NROTC option or how it works. I always say the PLC program is the best route at gaining a commission as a Marine officer. Regarding your MARSOC question, any info I give you on...
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    Never mind with my final point; I'm assuming you...

    Never mind with my final point; I'm assuming you mean a Special Operations Officer. That's a subjective question. I'm not familiar with the MARSOC process and whether SOO's are selected or if they...
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    1) Marines is capitalized. 2) The Marine...

    1) Marines is capitalized.

    2) The Marine Corps is the ONLY branch that guarantees you an aviation contract if you meet all the requirements. This means that if the OSO has air contracts...
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    I know guys who shipped over their max weight. As...

    I know guys who shipped over their max weight. As long as they did well on the IST they stayed with their platoon and lost the weight at bootcamp anyway. Is your recruiter telling you that you need...
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    Honestly, I think that thing you did that one...

    Honestly, I think that thing you did that one time with those two jabronis at that one place might hold you back. Sorry.
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    You sound like you don't give a sh*t about being...

    You sound like you don't give a sh*t about being a Corpsman and doing the things that Corpsmen do. This is indicative from your mentioning of "carrying M4's, kicking in doors and shooting people in...
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    Just a heads up, keep it to exactly 100 words....

    Just a heads up, keep it to exactly 100 words. There is a reason they ask you for 100 words. You're being evaluated on your ability to follow simple instruction.

    - Replace " I want to be a leader...
  11. I have friends at that unit. Ask me your...

    I have friends at that unit. Ask me your questions, I'll ask them and answer them here. I know that Service Company, Headquarters Company and Support Company are based at Floyd Bennett Field. As a...
  12. Thread: Ocs gpa

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    Yes, this is true. I was talking about leaving...

    Yes, this is true. I was talking about leaving with his undergrad degree and at least a 3.0 GPA before enrolling in grad school.

    At Rocky, being 26 definitely complicates things a lot more.
  13. Thread: Ocs gpa

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    Yes, enrolling in a Masters program and earning a...

    Yes, enrolling in a Masters program and earning a GPA over 3.0 (preferably over 3.5) will make you look better in that regards for OCS selection. WHat you basically need to do is maintain contact...
  14. Thread: 29 Palms

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    I personally enjoyed it. You have two gyms at...

    I personally enjoyed it. You have two gyms at your disposal (full size gyms with basketball courts and weight rooms/cardio equipment), tons of desert trails at your disposal if you're into running...
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    Correction to my previous comment, we DID see our...

    Correction to my previous comment, we DID see our barracks before black Friday when we did our p*ss test. I honestly don't recall if we actually stayed there before pick up though. I do remember...
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    You'll do a bunch of admin things plus medical...

    You'll do a bunch of admin things plus medical the first 3-4 days. You'll get virtually no sleep and be shuffled from one place to the next to do everything. At Parris Island, we stayed in the...
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    Neither the Army nor the Marine Corps will take...

    Neither the Army nor the Marine Corps will take you as active duty with 4 dependents. Also, the reserve salary is small and the benefits are nowhere near the benefits you'll be getting as an active...
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    Comm school is in 29 Palms, not Camp Pendelton;...

    Comm school is in 29 Palms, not Camp Pendelton; that's first. To answer your question of what I look for in an officer here is a short list:

    1) He knows his role as a leader and doesn't think he...
  19. Are you dead set on enlisting? Have you looked...

    Are you dead set on enlisting? Have you looked into the officer program for the Marines?
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    Good, so you know what you need to do. Do it.

    Good, so you know what you need to do. Do it.
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    As stated earlier, the only person who's opinion...

    As stated earlier, the only person who's opinion matters on your weight, is you recruiter. He says you need to be at 197; guess what? You will get to 197 if you want to ship to bootcamp. Taking this...
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    Also, lets look far into the future. If you can't...

    Also, lets look far into the future. If you can't even maintain a decent undergrad GPA, what makes you think you'll succeed at flight school? The academics are pretty rigorous. They don'y let just...
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    1) They lied to you. Your religion, race,...

    1) They lied to you. Your religion, race, whatever wont get you any sort of special treatment. You'll compete for an OCS contract same as anyone else. In short, no one gives a sh*t if you're Muslim,...
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    It's a t shirt. Unless you're trying to act like...

    It's a t shirt. Unless you're trying to act like you're a Marine or a member of that unit, I don't see the issue. It's not like wearing uniform items or ribbons/medals. That's just me though.
  25. Thread: Meps

    by LCPL1341
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    You'll be ok. It's not that serious.

    You'll be ok. It's not that serious.
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