Search Results - Marine Corps - USMC Community

Search:

Type: Posts; User: 03Mike; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 19 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. For some reason, the picture didn't post for me. ...

    For some reason, the picture didn't post for me. Best bet, reach out to your nearest Marine Recruiting Office or Reserve unit - those guys can help. Also, check with the funeral home - sometimes...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,705

    View Post

    Kevin – thanks for asking the question. It’s always good to get this stuff addressed up front.

    First off – those dramas are exactly that, fictionalized interpretations designed to entertain and...
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,705

    View Post

    Kevin – thanks for asking the question. It’s always good to get this stuff addressedup front.

    First off – those dramas are exactly that, fictionalizedinterpretations designed to entertain and...
  4. Let me rephrase your question: Why would your...

    Let me rephrase your question: Why would your OSO lie to you?

    OCC selections are competitive, but you are not competing against a "notional" standard. It all depends on who is in your group. The...
  5. Replies
    12
    Views
    12,217

    1/9 with 13th MEU 93-94

    1/9 with 13th MEU 93-94
  6. Replies
    2
    Views
    635

    Accepted by who? The Marine Corps as educational...

    Accepted by who? The Marine Corps as educational substitution?

    Two choices -

    1. ask your local recruiter.
    2. contact FEMA and ask which courses have been recommended for college credits
  7. Thread: need help

    by 03Mike
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,263

    What, has Saigon Sam's closed down? If so, how...

    What, has Saigon Sam's closed down? If so, how about eBay?
  8. Replies
    3
    Views
    687

    Here's a start: ...

    Here's a start: http://www.marines.mil/Portals/59/MCO%201200.17E.pdf
  9. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,557

    A little different perspective here... There...

    A little different perspective here...

    There is a difference between comradery and hazing - a good natured thump over the new rank insignia at promotion, or your fellow NCOs pounding your stripes...
  10. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,725

    For what it's worth - whenever I talk with...

    For what it's worth - whenever I talk with someone who is interested in Recon/MARSOC/etc, my advice is always: Get your MOS training and experience first - then seek to get into Recon or whatever...
  11. Replies
    16
    Views
    5,039

    Just keep pushing ahead. Attitude, perseverance,...

    Just keep pushing ahead. Attitude, perseverance, determination -- that's what will make the difference. Prepare hard now -- good luck!
  12. Replies
    16
    Views
    5,039

    Got bad news for you - that kind of run time on...

    Got bad news for you - that kind of run time on the IST is liable to send you from forming to PCP rather than let you start first phase (provided that you shipwith that run time). Admittedly,...
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    835

    ^ all good info.

    ^ all good info.
  14. Replies
    16
    Views
    5,039

    Give us a little more info - what do you mean...

    Give us a little more info - what do you mean you're "lacking in running ability?" You don't need to have a first class PFT in order to ship to MCRD - but it helps. The only way to get better at...
  15. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,354

    You have to understand that in the current...

    You have to understand that in the current circumstances, it is extremely competitive to become an officer of Marines. There are enough folks in the pipeline that they aren't looking at who they can...
  16. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,166

    I've served with too many officers who thought...

    I've served with too many officers who thought that their $hit didn't stink - they didn't do themselves or their Marines any favors. A little humility will take you a long way - that kind of...
  17. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,285

    We will always have MEUs deploying from the East...

    We will always have MEUs deploying from the East Coast and the West Coast. There will still be UDP deployments from Camp Pendleton and Camp Lejeune to Okinawa (6 month rotation). Infantry Marines...
  18. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,419

    Again - the Top is correct. As far as PLC -...

    Again - the Top is correct.

    As far as PLC - it is correct that you can apply for PLC from any accredited college. Generally, you do not do the first summer of PLC until after your sophomore year...
  19. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,646

    The Top is right. Also, You need to start...

    The Top is right. Also, You need to start running - and I'd advise that you work running staircases into your workout as well. Alternate your runs to vary them - 100yard sprints, 1.5 miles, stairs...
  20. Replies
    4
    Views
    3,134

    These Marines are on the mark - this kind of...

    These Marines are on the mark - this kind of nervousness is good and healthy. I'd be more concerned if you didn't have the jitters. Your first days-weeks at Parris Island will be confusing,...
  21. Thread: Advice?

    by 03Mike
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,003

    1. PT more than just the minimums. - Pull ups...

    1. PT more than just the minimums.
    - Pull ups and more pull ups
    - Work up to a solid 3 mile run time. MCRD starts with a mile-and-a-half run, but that's focused on the minimum. You shouldn't...
  22. Thread: Hunting

    by 03Mike
    Replies
    9
    Views
    2,757

    I use a Savage 110 chambered in .243 Winchester...

    I use a Savage 110 chambered in .243 Winchester for eastern whitetails - friggin' spot on accurate. (I also black powder and archery hunt for deer, but I don't think you're asking about bows and...
  23. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,237

    I'd say it's complete BS - recruits barely know...

    I'd say it's complete BS - recruits barely know what's going on in their series/company let alone what's happening in other battalions at the depot. They hear, repeat, and embellish ****house...
  24. Everything is a test

    Let me offer some quick insight on OCS. If you are passing your college courses, then the classes at OCS are pretty simple. As was noted above, the primary purpose of OCS is to screen and evaluate...
  25. Replies
    6
    Views
    893

    For others who may read this post who are...

    For others who may read this post who are currently in the IRR and are seeking a return to active duty, take a look at options for what is called "Active Duty - Special Work" or ADSW. This is a...
Results 1 to 25 of 465
Page 1 of 19 1 2 3 4