Many Roles
One Mission

Every role critical to success

All Marines have a specific role for which they are optimally trained in support of the overall mission.  And while each role comes with different responsibilities, the end results are accomplishing the mission.

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Many Roles One Mission

Service Options

Enlisted and Officer

Active or Reserve, enlisted or officer, as one of the Few, you will forever be known by the title you earn: United States Marine.

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Service Options

Toward Chaos

Responding Quickly and Decisively

Where chaos looms, the Few emerge. Marines move toward the sounds of tyranny, injustice and despair—with the courage and resolve to silence them.

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Toward Chaos

Afghanistan Schools

2010/Afghanistan

The Taliban destroyed Afghani schools. Marines secured the region and rebuilt while Female Engagement Teams (FETs) grew trust in the community.

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Afghanistan Schools

A Bold Step Forward

Meeting with a Recruiter

There is no better way to get a clear picture of life in the Marine Corps than with a knee-cap to knee-cap conversation with a recruiter who's served.

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How to Prepare

Every Marine must maintain a high level of physical fitness regardless of age, rank or Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).

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Recruit Training

Find the willpower you never knew you had, the strength you never knew you needed, bonds that will never break, and a lifelong desire to serve a purpose far greater than self.

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Graduation

The last day of the 12th week of the most demanding recruit training in the world represents both a finish line and a starting point.

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