You feel that if you do not join the marines you will not be honoring the marines that came before you and you feel that you HAVE to join in order to show respect is this a bad reason to join?
Yes. Join the Marines because you want to. If you do not want to join for your own reasons, no one else's reasons are valid. You do not have to live up to anything, certainly not anything others have done. Be your own person. There are better ways to honor the Marines than joining without a passion for it. Work for veterans' rights, for example, and to protect the helpless, to defend the cause of justice. Anyone can follow orders to shoot and drop bombs on people. It takes a hero to work for peace.
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Answer . I joined the marine corps because i wanted honor, action, training, and the discipline that has been going on for hundreds of years . ANSWER. I joined the Marines because I wanted to join the best fighting force in the United States. This was during the Vietnam War and I wanted the be…st training and the hardest discipline so that I would have a better chance surviving in Vietnam. (MORE)
Anyone can join pretty much. The age requirement is 18 or 17 with parental permission. You must be a High School Graduate. A legal U.S. Citizen obviously. And you can not be legally blind. Obviously if you have bad vision It wouldn't be the best idea to put yourself in the field of battle if you can… barely see. (MORE)
Once you reach the age (17 is the lowest age you can join) you will have to go to a recruiting agency and enlist
It's up to you. You can join thinking about the fact you're risking your life for a problem you didn't start, or you can think I'm helping my country and God can reward me for choosing my life to a great cause. In my opinion you shouldn't join, but like I said it's up to you.
It is my understanding, Per the book "93 confirmed kills" that Gunny Sgt Hathcock started as a young child hunting (shooting) to put food on the table for his family. In the era he grew up in the times were tough and jobs were lean. His father had served in WW II and brought back a German mauser and… gave it to Carlos. He would play army in the woods with the rifle crawling through the brush and undergrowth looking for the enemy (which I would think helped his stalking technique). Carlos saw recruiters at his school and one soldier stood out from them all which was the Marine. In the book it said that the Marine answered a question of Carlos' in such a fashon that it impressed him to the point he made the decision then, it would be the Marine Corps. The book goes into detail as to what the question and answer was, I just cant remember it right now (Guess I'll have to read it again). The book gives a lot of background on Carlos and how he grew up. I would recommend reading it. It's not fiction but first hand accounts from family and friends from civilian life to his military career. Hope this helps. Moe (MORE)
You must be atleast 17 and you will have to sign some papers and enlist, if you do not go to college you can not be an officer but you can enroll as enlisted which is your regular solider
It is probably not the best decision to have such a high stress occupation such as the Marine Corps if you have depression. You would have to ask a recruiter to get a definite yes/no answer. www.marines.com
You must either have a high school diploma or a GED and 15 college credits.
No, you cannot.. To enlish in the USMC, you must be at least 17 years old and have either a high school diploma or a GED and 15 college credits.. For more in depth answers and advice, talk to your local recruiter. (This can be found on Marines.com)
Considering that the Marines value education, it is bad. Marines want loyalty, not people that would abandon their families. Finish high school and join the Marines when you turn 18. Meanwhile, keep a clean record and get physically strong.. so no smokey smokey :)
You can, legally, as long as you have explicit permission from your parent or guardian.
Army is easier to join. Marines don't accept everyone. Both have tough training but the Marines are tougher on you. After you serve in the Army people are impressed but after you've been a Marine people are really impressed. Just something to think about. You should also think about what type of… military career you want. If you are a good high school student or have a college degree, you can become an officer in the Marines. Think about the image you believe about each branch of the service. Visit recruiting offices just to chat (not to sign up; remember, recruiters are like sales persons; they want you to join but anything you sign is binding). Ask a lot of questions. Watch videos of real basic training. Don't rely on what you've seen in Hollywood movies. Watch the History Channel and documentaries about the military in action. Know that recruiting videos may not give you all the information you need to know. (MORE)
If you are 18 or older, you can make your own decisions to join the service. Being an only child or only son doesn't change that.
A limit of 4 tattoos none on the head, neck, hands, and fingers also no sleeves. Tattoos cannot pass sleeve when wearing short sleeve
promotionms is based on how good you shoot how you pft scores are and if your co's or you rnco's like you
It seems to be the most life-changing of the US Military branches. The support and inter-dependence of one Marine for another is truly awe inspiring.. If you want a career or a life, it may be the right choice. If you are looking more for a 'job' then other services would be a better fit with the s…ame financial benefits. (MORE)
google USMC or united states marine corps and their site is first on the list. click it and when you get there, there should be a link for enlisting
im not really sure. it depends if you have the spinal fushion operation. if you have this operation you cannot join the army or marines. if your curvature is small and you pass the health check im pretty sure you can join as long as your scoliosis causes you no problems
He was drafted by the Mariners in the first round of the '93 season. He then made his first ML Start in '94.. But that was the strike year so that was it. So to answer your question 1993-1994 was the years he "joined" them.. Then he signed with the Rangers, and was traded to the Yankees
There are not bonuses for an initial enlistment. In some cases there are bonuses for re-enlistments, depending upon the Specialty and longevity, as well as location.
Go to a marine recruiter and tell him you want to join....hell, he'll have you out the next day, mine did.....just sign, baby.. ...and if you can't find it, just google 'marine recruiter' and put your zip code in. Trust me, they'll make it easy for you.
They would not pass the physical. The military is a dangerous place and blood is a common hazard. AIDS would be a hazard to anyone else in the unit..
It will depend on where the Marine is stationed. Typically they will be in a barracks on a Marine base. They may be in a berthing compartment onboard a ship. In some locations they may have to find their own housing.
As long as the glasses adjust your eyesight to normal range then this is fine.
Contact a local Marine Corps recruiter. You can also check out the military recruiting web site at military.com. You need to be a high school graduate. Also, take the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) test with a minimum score of 32 on it. Most US high schools offer this test to… students. You must be a US citizen or resident alien. You must be at least 17 years old, but no older than 29. You must pass a physical medical exam. (MORE)
Mostly the desire, good physical condition, clean criminal record, drug free, high school graduate age 18 or 17 with parental permission.
No need exists. For some who have joined it was an impulsive moment. Judges were helpful at times by providing the Corps as an alternative to long term incarceration. Thousands became Marines either to avoid the draft or were drafted into the Marine Corps. Some had special skills and were actively e…nticed into enlistment. Some had been jilted, some were escaping from paternity suits, some were simply hungry and yes there were some who joined because of glitzy advertising, fancy uniforms and because their buddy thought of it first. Professional soldiers have sought out the Corps, and then there have also been hundreds of thousands of young, patriotic men who joined to serve their country. (MORE)
Visit your local Marine recruiter. They will provide you with the information required. If you have a high school diploma or equivalency and have a fairly clean criminal record, they will be happy to talk with you..
"It's an opportunity that should not be taken lightly, as it's afforded to only about 40,000 quality men and women each year"
Yes, provided they meet certain criteria. When I enlisted, foreign nationals had to have established permanent residence in the United States, and have declared an intent to obtain US citizenship. It may or may not have changed since then.
No. You will need to obtain a pardon from your state governor to be eligible for service in the Armed Forces. Keep in mind that a pardon does not erase your crime; it indicates forgiveness. Pardons are typically difficult to obtain, and there are many factors that determine if you will get your pard…on. Some of the basic criteria are: length of time since the crime was committed, the severity of the crime, the documented need for a pardon, victim and law enforcement statements, and the opinion of the prosecuting attorney and/or the judge who heard your case. The best way to prepare yourself for this is to research the pardon procedure in your state, gather as many letters of recommendation as you can, get together all your documentation, and ready yourself for what will be a long process. Good luck to you! (MORE)
It varies on the job you choose, the time you join (seasonal bonuses come into effect around the end and beginning of the fiscal year). Best bet, ask a Marine Corps Recruiter.
Yes. If the person in question is not a US citizen, they must possess a Resident Alien ID card (more often referred to as a "green card"), and declare an intent to obtain US citizenship. Previously, the cap for foreign volunteers in the US military was eight years of service, but that has recently b…een changed. (MORE)
Yes you can. I am an only child heading off to the Marine Corps myself.
You have to be a US citizen to join the US marines i think its actually permanent resident
Uh,you don't,your unit gets assigned to one,the MEU switches unit every year,so your unit may be in the MEU this year,and not the next. Semper Fi
You'd have to wait until the end of your current enlisted, if you're currently enlisted in the Marine Corps on active duty. If you wish to go from the Marine Corps Reserve into the Regular Army, that can be done, though.
You can't join any branch of the military if you are on probation. You can probably join after you're off probation, depending on what got you on probation in the first place. If it was drug or gang related, don't even count on joining the Corps, they don't put up with that sort of thing. If it was …drugs, you could probably get in Navy they are undermanned and will take as many recruits as they can. But it truly depends on what was your conviction. (MORE)
A High School Diploma, decent physical condition, a clean record, good health and lots of will power. You also have to have a score of at least 32 on the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery).
I want to know the same thing im getting an OTH with a re code 4 but i was told it is possible to go into the army with a waiver? The corps screwed me hard and made me admit to something i didnt do and they had no proof of, but i still want to serve is there a chance?
Yes, but it is a rare event and usually requires acceptable college level course work.
Yes, you can still join the Marines. As long as you don't get visible sores on face (oral herpes) when entering, so if it is genital you should be okay unless you get excessive outbreaks and can not perform your duty and are affected by it physically and mentally. You have to pass a three mile physi…cal fitness test, so if you have back pain due to hsv1, suck it up or you will be booted medically if you can't pass your physical fitness test. Do not tell your recruiter or MEPS that you have hsv-1. 60 percent of the population have hsv-1 orally and some will never get recurrences, so the medical field does not give a flying care about it if you do have it. Even some clinics stopped testing for hsv-1 and only test for hsv-2 since hsv-1 is so common. Military will not screen you for hsv-1 or 2 unless there is suspected reason to (visible sores, pain, and mistaken outbreak symptoms that are herpes related such as folliculitis or yeast infection) that prevent you from doing your job. So if you think you can join without ever having to see medics about your minor condition, you are good to go. ooh rah! (MORE)
That's a good question. I believe that if your brother has made up his mind that he is going into the Marine Corps there is little that you can do to change his mind. All that you can do is support him in his decision. Be positive about it and hope for the best.
That all depends on what you want out of it. There is no way for anyone to give you an informed opinion on this matter without knowing what exactly you're looking to get out of it.
Yes they can, the're more likley to join the SBS (special boat service) but the SAS invite people in the navy, air force and marines to join the SAS
Asthma is generally considered an instant disqualification if you have had episodes/symptoms past a certain age.
You must be no older than 34 but at least 17 years old. If you are not yet 18, you must have parental consent.
People interested in joining the Marines can visit their local recruitment office or request information online to be sent to their homes. Representatives from the Armed Forces also frequent local job and school fairs and interested people can receive information by attending them as well.
If the Chinese person in question is an American citizen, yes. A citizen of China cannot.
That is very disrespectful and you are not eligible to join the USMarines because of your stupidity