United States Marine Corps

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  • Military Training Research Paper

    Since the creation of the United States Marine Corps on 10, November 1775 men and women have sought to earn the title of Marine. There are only two places in the world where Marine recruits are trained. Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California and Paris Island, South Carolina. For women there is only one place to receive training to become a Marine and the location is Paris Island South Carolina. However unlike other branches of the military Marine recruits training is not integrated between males and females. Some believe that male and female recruits should have integrated training. However Marine recruits should not have integrated training until they reach their third phase of training. Marine Corps basic training is a total of…

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  • Stress In The Marine Corps

    stress and emotions varies in every profession. One of the careers known for having a lot of stress and mixed emotions is being a part of the Marine Corps. The Marine Corps is part of the United State’s military branch, and are known for their discipline, strength, and willpower. I interviewed one of my brother’s closest friend, Miguel. He’s a former Sergeant in the U.S. Marines, who explained what emotions and stress a U.S. Marine deals with on a daily basis. The question is, how exactly does a…

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  • Marine Corps Advantages And Cons

    U.S. Marine Corps will pay most of your share” (Ned Dolan). The Marine Corps is one of the toughest and most challenging branches in the military to join. However, the Marine Corps does offer many benefits and advancement opportunities. A career in the Marines Corps requires specific training, offers common compensation and benefits, and has an expected career path and an opportunity for advancement. Since the Marine Corps is such a difficult and challenging branch in the military, there are…

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  • Mental Toughness In The US Navy

    Dress Blue Alphas, are only wore on formal occasions for things like weddings or the Marine Corps birthday ball. These have blue trousers with a black coat, white gloves, white cover, and a white belt. This uniform is especially worn during the Marine Corps Birthday ball celebration. And it is worn with medals that represent the soldiers past achievements. As a daily wear the Soldiers wear their Cammies, which are a everyday average uniform. They are universal made to be worn and used in any…

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  • Marine Corps Significance

    The United States Marine Corps has been a very influential branch of the American military since the beginning of the American Revolution. They have fought in every American war in order to protect the United States and its democratic beliefs. Throughout the many years of dedicated service from the Marine Corps there have been marines that stand above the rest earning high ranking positions or having shown great heroism and bravery. The Marine Corps originated in Philadelphia, where two…

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  • Characters In A Few Good Men

    Santiago during 1986. These men are part of the United States Marines Corps in Guantanamo, Cuba. As part of the marines, the men are supposed to live by the marine code of defending their unit, God, corps, and country. Living by the marine code also means being honorable. In the play, Colonel Jessep’s morals and sense of honor are tested when he secretly orders a disciplinary action, called a code red, to Pfc. Santiago that accidently results in his death. Dawson and Downey were the marines…

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  • Racism In The Military Essay

    On a recent trip to Idyllwild, where I take veterans each fall as they leave the military for college, every climactic altercation ended with the same thing: Army Vet 1 - "You know it 's true." Marine Vet 1 - "Shut the fuck up unless you have a Combat Action Ribbon." Me - "Shut the fuck up unless you have 5 combat tours." Yes, that was me... and recently. One thing you have to know is that if we accept white / black / Mexican / Asian as "races" then the military itself is a microcosm of races;…

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  • Comparison Essay: Marines Vs. Army

    Marines vs Army Would you like to be all that you can be? If not how about being one of the few and the proud? These are the mottos for two branches of service; the Army and the Marine Corps, respectively. As a Marine veteran, and the father of a current marine, I feel that I am uniquely qualified to help you determine if either of these organizations are in your future. The first step in either service is going through a rigorous training known as boot camp or basic training. Not…

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  • Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps: Program Analysis

    Four years ago I was introduced and convinced to join a program called MCJROTC by my brother. MCJROTC (Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) is a program that is meant to teach and instill discipline, responsibility, and leadership traits in a student. I successfully joined this discourse community by showing the knowledge that I have obtained from the program, dealing with the emotions of my cadets (proper term for a student in the program), and achieving my credibility by ranking…

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  • Why I Want To Leave The Marine Corps Essay

    The decision to leave the United States Marine Corps was only bigger than the decision to join in the first place. I decided to leave the Marine Corps, first because of the inability of my senior leadership to follow laws, second because of the lack of leadership in my unit, and third because I simply wasn’t serving my country. Although leaving the corps was a difficult decision these reasons helped me to clarify and decide in the way that I did. The primary reason I decided to leave the corps,…

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