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    Week 6: Rappelling

    Marine Corps recruits rappel down a wall during Recruit Training. 

    An Infantry Officer on Leaders...

    Capt. Kutilek describes his leadership role as an officer. 

    Week 8: Firing Week

    During Recruit Training, Marine recruits learn how to fire weapons at the rifle range.

    Road to a Career

    Is it possible to find a satisfying and rewarding career in the Military? Yes! Service members talk about the variety of job opportunities and...

    12 Weeks: Marine Corps Recrui...

    Marine recruits in their 12th and final week of training reflect on their personal transformation and their future as Marines.

    Family Day

    On the verge of graduation from Recruit Training, recruits reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Parris Island, S.C.

    Week 1: Receiving Recruit View

    Upon arrival, Marine recruits receive their first instruction from a drill instructor at Parris Island, S.C.

    A Military Working Dog Handler

    Cpl. Christopher Vogt works as a canine handler and trains his dog, Kepie, to help protect the president of the United States.

    Roles in the Corps: Infantry O...

    Capt. Kutilek explains why he wanted to go into the infantry when he joined the Marine Corps.

    What Is a Marine Expeditionary...

    An MEU is made up of ground, aviation and logistics combat elements, all operating under a unifying command element.

    The Marine Sentries

    Four Marines are always on guard at the West Wing of the White House.

    Roles in the Corps: Artillery...

    A Marine Corps captain describes his role as an artillery officer and leader of Marines.

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