Marine Corps Leadership Trait: Loyalty

Candidates, this is a post in a series of leadership posts relating specifically to the Marine Corps Leadership traits–the most basic introduction to the Corps’ philosophies that you will learn about at OCS. Study the leadership traits and other lessons ahead of time on our academics page. Loyalty Definition Loyalty means that you are devoted to your country, the Corps, and to your seniors, peers, … Continue reading Marine Corps Leadership Trait: Loyalty

Time-Test Marine Approved Silkies

Oh, the USMC silkies. Say again, oh, the Marine Corps time-tested Marine-approved silkie. Silkies, enjoy a cult following in the Marine Corps. Many Marine Facebook pages pay homage to the short shorts, popular T-shirts that read “sky’s out, thighs out,” and Terminal Lance comic strips dedicated to the now-banned PT gear. In a recent Headquarters, Marine Corps press released a trial run for new physical … Continue reading Time-Test Marine Approved Silkies