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What are good reasons to join the Marines?

3 Financial security, because soldiers in the Marines will receive bonuses and other compensation that will allow them to be financially secure while pursuing other interests such as education and career. 2 Many Marines also join up so that they can move onward and upward in their lives.

What is the main purpose of the Marines?

Our Mission As America’s expeditionary force in readiness since 1775, the U.S. Marines are forward deployed to win our Nation’s battles swiftly and aggressively in times of crisis. We fight on land, sea and air, as well as provide forces and detachments to naval ships and ground operations.

Can anyone become a Marine?

Anyone up to age 28 is eligible to enlist with the Marines. After age 28, you’ll need to speak to a recruiter to get a waiver. Residents of other countries should consult their government for specific requirements for their Marine programs.

Why do Marines say kill?

“Kill!” Sure, it can literally mean kill. But in Marine-speak, kill can mean “yes, I understand,” “hell yeah,” or “let’s do this.” Marines will even say “kill” as a half-joking version of hello. Using this one outside of the Corps can get plenty of strange looks, so don’t try this one on your local college campus.

Can Drill Instructors touch you?

Drill Instructors/Drill Sergeants don’t physically touch recruits. They don’t hit or physically assault recruits, ever. They come close, but they never physically hurt or even touch recruits. Another thing that is important is that everything they do is for a purpose, a rehearsed, manufactured, and engineered purpose.

How do you impress a drill sergeant?

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Can drill instructors swear?

Technically they aren’t supposed to swear at Recruits because they don’t want Drill Instructors using profanity as it would be unprofessional. But Drill Instructors don’t care, and no one will stop Them from swearing at Recruits if they want to.

What happens if you punch your drill sergeant?

More than likely the drill sergeant would protect himself any way he had to. Taking down the soldier would be the likely scenario as a ds would have the discipline and skill to not have to hit the soldier back. The soldier would be court martialed and possible jail time and kicked out.

Has anyone hit a drill instructor?

On graduation day his mom and I talked to the senior drill instructor who told us, “Benjamin is not the first recruit to punch an instructor but he is the first to punch a drill instructor, and still get a meritorious promotion to PFC at boot camp.” That’s Benjamin.

How do you talk to a drill sergeant?

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What happens if you cry at basic training?

You are sent to the crying room/safe space & given all the time you need. Just remember to ask your drill sergeant’s where it is when you get there. First of all, the Army does not have boot camp.

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