Fantastic new Marine Corps marketing campaign stays true to our fighting spirit. Check it out! This was filmed on the beaches of Camp Pendleton with Marines from I MEF.
Candidate Allison shares her advice, having completed OCS last year. I just graduated in the summer form OCS as a female. And I left with a fractured foot after graduation. Luckily I was PLC so it didn’t mess with my TBS date and I was thankful that I didn’t have to repeat OCS. The 12-mile […]
This list has been around forever but still is good advice. Although you’ll learn all these at OCS, any mistakes you make along the way to your new knowledge will be painful! It is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the following “do’s and dont’s,” but don’t get too bogged down in the specifics […]
Candidates, we are beginning a new series of small posts which answer specific candidate’s questions. Feel free to submit questions as blog comments. If the information could help others, the question may be answered as a blog post under the Q&A category. Candidate Question: I have a question about the PFT and the CFT. Are […]
It’s been said that 80% of the Marine Corps is stationed in the Camp Lejeune, NC area, Camp Pendleton, CA area, or on Okinawa, Japan. The largest organization of a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF), the Marine Expeditionary Force, is stationed at each one. I MEF in California II MEF, Lejeune, NC area III […]
OCS Candidate’s Mom’s Question: Can I mail my son at OCS one or two books regarding Marines? -Candidate mom A: Candidate Mom, Please don’t send him unrequested books at OCS. He won’t be able to read them–candidates are usually so busy they only get 2-4 hours of sleep at night. Really. He will send you […]