Rye Barcott has been able to apply his Marine Corps training in the business world. He co-founded an organization that promotes peace through sports, community development and women's empowerment in Africa.
This is the ultimate proving ground for those who are driven by purpose, guided by values and aspire to earn the title reserved only for the Few.
Marines from the 31st MEU respond after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake triggers a massive tsunami off the coast of Japan.
The Journey Begins
Recruit Training: Where Marines Are Made
If you're on this bus, you're eligible. Proving you're capable begins the moment you step off. Becoming a Marine is not a process one simply undergoes—but endures over 12 weeks of Marine Corps Recruit Training.
The Journey Begins
A finish line. And a starting point.
For twelve arduous weeks you are known and treated as a recruit. It is only after every demand has been met that a senior drill instructor will stand eye to eye and address you, and your platoon, as a Marine.
The capabilities we offer our nation in response to global conflicts are as distinct as they are decisive.
Reserve Marine Tankers are Building Relationships with 2nd Tank Battalion -------------------------------------------------- Marines with Fox Company, 4th Tank Battalion integrated with elements of 2nd Tank Battalion in a week-long exercise on Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 18 to July 21. The intent was to train the active duty and reserve Marines in the event they deploy together in the future.
"Standing at the front door of crisis and conflict, we possess the finesse, the training and the tools to knock at the door diplomatically, pick the lock skillfully, or kick it in violently." See the beginning of the 11th MEU's Battalion Landing Team, 1st Bn., 4th Marines, conduct a vertical assault with MV-22s.
"Stand by, TARGETS!" The U.S. Marine Corps has a proud heritage of marksmanship. Once a year, Marines qualify with either the M-16A4 or M-4A1 service rifles and revitalize their combat skills. Video by Cpl. Conner Robbins
For many, serving with the Marine Corps offers a sense of community among a group of diverse individuals with common goals, while for others it affords an unparalleled opportunity to serve one’s country. It was both for former Marine LCpl Adam Driver.
RENO 0321 From Arizona to Nevada, watch Marines with the Maritime Raid Force hone their urban raid and reconnaissance skillsets during the 11th MEU's Realistic Urban Training Exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Devan K. Gowans)