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My "Future" Marine

 

My son Recruit Johnson, Adrian J. left for boot camp on November 5th, 2012. He is 22 years old and this is his first time away from home for an extended amount of time.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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My Decision to Join an Elite Force.

 

Joining the Marine Corps was the biggest decision I've ever made in my life. All throughout my life I've never saw anything through; I've quit everything I started like sports, band, etc.

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Carry On

 

Former Marine here with two sons serving currently in the Corps.

Author: Former Marine

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Educator’s Workshop: The Yellow Footprints.

 

The next day was our first full day at the base. We lined up in our little regiments and filed onto the busses. Once we arrived, the screaming I had been waiting for started.

Author: Friend of a Marine

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SSgt Dustin S. Rose

 

History in the USMC Staff Sergeant Dustin Rose, a 26-year-old graduate of Taylor Truman High School, enlisted out of Recruiting Station Detroit, Recruiting Sub-Station Southgate, Mich., and left for recruit training on Sept.

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Sarah/Herman Wallace

 

Sarah and Herman Wallace, parents of Sergeant Monique Wallace, discuss how their daughter’s love of team sports and music set her on the path toward joining the Marines. They talk about how the Marine Corps has become an extension of their family.

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Wonderful experience everyone should get to have

 

I was never really a great team player. I always wanted to do things my way, and then I joined the Marine Corps. It taught me how to commit to others and to feel pride in that commitment.

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Success Stories: Jake Wood

 

Many Marines achieve success both in the Corps and beyond — former Marine Jake Wood is no exception. A standout football player for the University of Wisconsin, once Wood graduated college he set his sights on becoming a Marine.

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Second day of the Crucible

 

my son is on his second day of the Crucible, and I am thinking about him constantly! I am praying for him and his team to have: patience, strength, wisdom, endurance and all the things needed to get through this strenuous part of their training.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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Proud CO Grandmother

 

My grandson left today, 11/25/12, to start the next chapter of his life. Each approaching day became harder. I re-enforced my pride, love and support and managed to hold it together until the call ended.

Author: Family member of a Marine

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