Inside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp

nside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp
nside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp
nside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp
nside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp
nside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp
nside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp
nside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp
Inside the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) | Mini Boot Camp

A Drill Instructor shouts commands to poolees at 2013 Mini Boot Camp.

Poolees hurry to gather their belongings from the bus at the start of 2013 Mini Boot Camp.

Poolees carry their belongings through the snow as part of 2013 Mini Boot Camp.

A poolee is motivated by a Marine Corps Drill Instructor at 2013 Mini Boot Camp.

Poolees perform sit-ups during 2013 Mini Boot Camp, an exercise designed to prepare them for the physical and mental challenges of Marine Corps Recruit Training.

Poolees complete physical training at 2013 Mini Boot Camp.

A Drill Instructor motivates a poolee at 2013 Mini Boot Camp.

Poolees are motivated by a Marine Corps Drill Instructor during a team-building exercise at Mini Boot Camp 2013.

Poolees with a Recruiting Station Twin Cities received a preview of what they can expect at Marine Corps Recruit Training. 

The Delayed Entry Program (DEP) allows young men and women to enlist in the Marine Corps even though they may not ship out to Recruit Training for a year.