Week 12: Emblem Ceremony

At the end of The Crucible, recruits march to the Emblem Ceremony where Drill Instructors present their platoons with the Marine Corps Emblem—the Eagle, Globe and Anchor—and address recruits as "Marines" for the first time.

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Recruit training transforms civilians into Marines who can face any challenge. Learn more about what happens during the 12 weeks it takes to earn the title Marine.