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3 Mistakes Recruits Make Preparing for Boot Camp

As a former active Marine and a trainer with experience preparing dozens of recruits for boot camp, I've seen recruits make the same mistakes over...

3 Keys to Losing Weight for Boot Camp

Most of today's recruits need to drop a few pounds before entering boot camp. Although recruiting offices offer fitness programs for recruits trying...

Experience Life in the Marine Corps Through New Website

Ever wondered whether a future in the Marine Corps might be right for you? The Marines' new website, Marines.com, makes finding out easier than ever. ...

How JJ and His Buckle Can Help You Become a Stronger Leader

To most people, the phrase, "J.J. did tie buckle" is gibberish. To Marine officers, it means everything. "JJ DID TIE BUCKLE" is a mneumonic dev...

Ace the Marines' Physical Fitness Test: Do More Pull-Ups

For many recruits considering the U.S. Marine Corps., one obstacle looms above all others: the Pull-Up. In the Marines, every soldier must take the ...

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