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06-18-10, 11:15 PM #1
What should I do?
Semper Fidelis Marines!
So my question is this, I just got BA in Accounting and I was thinking about joining the Marines, but should I go Officer or Enlisted? I really love playing Call of Duty and I think it would be awesome to be a Recon Sniper but at the same time what is a good route to hand in hand with my degree? It's hard to find a job nowadays so I figured getting a job in the Marine Corps would be a nice stepping stone to get some experience. Kind of like hit it and quit it you know what I mean? So what do you all think I should do?
06-18-10, 11:56 PM #2
Join the Navy, JAG corp would be my guess, you dont have what it takes to be a grunt
06-19-10, 12:06 AM #3
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06-19-10, 12:26 AM #7
Ok, enough of the jackassery please. Let me clarify my question(s):
1. Should I go officer or enlisted? I want the opportunity to get know how things run enlisted side before going officer (have a friend in the Corps that says he hates "Boot Lieutenants" because they don't understand.)
2. If I go officer will I still be able to do grunt stuff or what?
3. Whether enlisted or officer, do you think I should go for something related to my degree or should I go grunt? I really want to do both but I know its not possible, so what do you guys think would provide the best experience?
06-19-10, 12:35 AM #8
SEALs swim a lot, Recon swims alot. So I would do something that involves your degree
06-19-10, 12:40 AM #9
I just noticed you did FAST and FASTEUR. LMFAO! Sounds kind of sexual, what does it entail?
06-19-10, 12:41 AM #10
Regardless of what route you take to get there. When you arrive to your unit wearing a gold bar on your collar you are a brand new (boot) Lieutenant. If your friend is instructing you to dislike anyone with a gold bar then he is passing bumb scoop.
Every Marine from day one is taught to be a leader. Every Marine is a leader regardless of what is on their collar. You need to analyze yourself and ask the question.... "Can I lead a platoon?".
Some others on here have recommended to prospective officers that they visit an OCS website.
Here you are just gonna get hazed for being a college boy whose primary interest is X-box.
06-19-10, 12:45 AM #11
06-19-10, 12:51 AM #12
These threads are becoming a classic hit
06-19-10, 12:52 AM #13
I joke around with some fellow sergeants by calling them sarge. That is reserved for us. You should be advised though that to you I am either bulkyker or Sergeant.
Please re-read what I posted. Whether you took an enlisted avenue or straight through the pipeline you check in with a gold bar you are considered a brand new lieutenant.
06-19-10, 12:56 AM #14
06-19-10, 12:58 AM #15
This whole thing sounds like Achped to me.
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