The United States Army graduates its new Second Lieutenants from Officer Candidate School in Fort Benning, Georgia. The following round OCS logo is used only by the Army’s OCS, not the Marine Corps’:
The Marine Corps’ Officer Candidates School is the topic of this blog–the 10-week or two 6-week courses based in Quantico, VA which commissions new Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps. The below red logo is the Marine Corps OCS logo.
Attention to Detail is one of the most important skills you will be learning at OCS. Did you read those paragraphs without noticing the difference in spelling?
Singular means Army: Officer Candidate School.
Plural means USMC: Officer Candidates School.
If you refer to USMC OCS as Officer Candidate School, you’re wrong.