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I Am Going Into the Marines Oohrah

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    i leave in less than two months for boot camp and mct, been working out and running a lot, and my MOS is avionic electronics technician, havent gotten my specific assignment yet, but i'm excited because i want to be a pilot, so i need to apply for officer training programs and...
    swimmerguy swimmerguy 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    Joining The Marines But I Don't Think My Girlfriend Knows What She's Getting Into.

    I'm 26 and my girlfriend is 21 (been together almost 2 years) live together. I went to Meps over the weekend. I was gone for two days while my girlfriend was at her parents house. When I talked to her at the hotel that night she told me she was crying because she missed me. I...
    Alh86 Alh86 26-30, M Jun 11, 2012

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    T-minus 4 Months

    I passed my physical for the marines, and i swear in april first, i cant any earlier because my recruiters already swore in as many as they were allowed to, and then i have to wait until july to go to san diego for boot camp because i have to wait for my friend to graduate who is...
    swimmerguy swimmerguy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    Ugh... Decisions Decisions...

    I just took the asvab today, before i went to the federal building, me and my recruiter were going over possible jobs i could get depending on the score i got, so i was hoping the test score would weed out some jobs so i would be able to decide a little easier, but i scored a 91...
    swimmerguy swimmerguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 12, 2009

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    January

    Thats when I leave for basic. I am excited and nervous. I wish I was around more women in the Marines. I like having role models, you know?
    YouRaiseMeUp YouRaiseMeUp 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2012

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    Semper Fidelis..parris Island

    My name is Jenna I leave for PI in 15 wks.  (Boyfriend who is a marine) and I broke up...I suppose its for the best.  Looking to meet new people.
    MarineGirl89 MarineGirl89 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    My son has been in for two years now. Stationed in Hawaii. 3/3's Kilo Company. Semper Fi.
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    I remember when I joined the Marines. To me it was a start of a new life. I loved it. Getting up in the middle of the night, wearing full kit running 4 miles in pitch black...
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