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    As a low ranking Marine you are instantly...

    As a low ranking Marine you are instantly generalized as an incompetent moron by highers who do not know you. The average guy enlisting is 18 or so. Some have joined with their parents still making...
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    The whole just get your EGA thing is all fine and...

    The whole just get your EGA thing is all fine and dandy. However this is the next four years to possibly the rest of your life. Don't settle for something you don't want. It will only make it...
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    I went to mos school with a prior Army E4....

    I went to mos school with a prior Army E4. Nothing but good qualities from him. However im willing to bet that came from his upbringing rather then his time inservice. It all depends on your outlook,...
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    Legally they can not fire you. Unfortunetly. Some...

    Legally they can not fire you. Unfortunetly. Some places are shady, and could try to say it was for another reason. Now if you did tell them you where joining even though you are on a probation, and...
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    Running shorter distances, but faster help with...

    Running shorter distances, but faster help with your endurance more. The more you get that heart popping feeling, the better your endurance will become. As far as I know the longer distances don't...
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    A little tip that might calm your parents.......

    A little tip that might calm your parents.... Tell them Females arn't allowed to join a combat MOS such as infantry. Most peoples misconception of the Marine Corps is that everyone is a trigger...
  7. I have been to MOS school with people who didn't...

    I have been to MOS school with people who didn't have a drivers liscence. My MOS consists of driving tucks. So I don't see why you would need one to join a comm field.
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    Here is my recommendation. Do not join a MOS just...

    Here is my recommendation. Do not join a MOS just because it is hopfully a "just for now" type deal. Join with an MOS that might interest you. Even if you hope to lat move. Nothing is a guarantee in...
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    Im sorry. I kind of went of on a little rant...

    Im sorry. I kind of went of on a little rant about why, and didnt give the answer you seemed to be looking for.. The answer is No. 26 is not to old to join. Although your body might seem to take...
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    You will be joining a world where most people at...

    You will be joining a world where most people at your level are much younger and immature. **** Most of thes kids parents are probly making there bed untill the morning they leave for bootcamp. Most...
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    9-4 aye? I've got a buddy on Pendleton, who...

    9-4 aye? I've got a buddy on Pendleton, who seemed to work more of a 7-9 shift. Just saying... Everything isn't made out to be what your recruiters tell you. However. Its a hell of a experiene in...
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    Don't think for a second that just because an...

    Don't think for a second that just because an active duty member has a family they don't get to spend time with them. On the same token. Sometimes you might have a field exersise and won't get to see...
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    Well then, seems like you had more to enjoy for...

    Well then, seems like you had more to enjoy for yourself. By no means am I complaining about the fact that we can even have the access to lobster in Afghanastan. I am more along the lines of just...
  14. When you come of age. You are the one who signs...

    When you come of age. You are the one who signs the contract. I tell everyone who considers joining the military the same thing. Do not go into it blindly. Research the **** out of everything. You...
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    Chill out on the kid. He's just asking questions...

    Chill out on the kid. He's just asking questions anyone would want to know. Although. I recomend worrying about what task are directly in front of you. Don't let the moto guys stop from asking...
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    As far as college benifits. I don't think there...

    As far as college benifits. I don't think there are any until you are a veteran, or have a certian amount of active time. As for the not being on combat deployments. There are MEU's and whatnot, but...
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    Depending on how long the wait list is. We had...

    Depending on how long the wait list is. We had Marines waiting to be picked up for about 4-6 months. Meaning, they sat around and didn't start training until there class picked up.. So don't count...
  18. You will here this plenty of times. Do them....

    You will here this plenty of times. Do them. Everyone sais it, but for some odd reason we just forget or put it off. There easy as hell, and don't take up to much of your time. There are a few Lcp's...
  19. You can't do anything to make someone change...

    You can't do anything to make someone change there minds. Its there decision, and nothing for you to be ****ed off about. Its not the end of the world. If you can't get your referal now, you can get...
  20. Thread: Age vs. Dream

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    I was in bootcamp with a 29 year old guy. Its not...

    I was in bootcamp with a 29 year old guy. Its not impossable. Just be persistant, and it will happen.
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    Ask your recruiter more on the 92 day reservist...

    Ask your recruiter more on the 92 day reservist thing. Like mentioned you go to bootcamp, mos school, and mct, each summer off. If your lucky depending on your MOS, you might get to go to mos school...
  22. I don't know about other btn's but I know there...

    I don't know about other btn's but I know there has been a volunteer deployment every year. We have about four or so Differant units in our Co. which usually have so many slots per unit for each...
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    Like mentioned. Everything that you took home...

    Like mentioned. Everything that you took home from bootcamp goes to MCT.

    I also suggest bringing Cavilian attire. You are more then likly going straight to your MOS school. It really sucks...
  24. What do you mean " You people"? :mad: Your the...

    What do you mean " You people"? :mad: Your the one trying to become one of us!



    You don't understand the Marine way of thinking. You ask a dumbass question, you get a dumbass responce. Your...
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    HAHA. Hope your enjoying the most boring place on...

    HAHA. Hope your enjoying the most boring place on earth..Well the most boring place besides MWTC in Cali. I spent 5 months on Fort Leanordwood. It gets old after the first week.
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