We all face battles. In front of us. Inside of us. But for a unique breed, there is an unwavering willingness to fight and an undeniable determination to defeat each one of them. Fueled by an uncommon bond, Marines fight for a common moral cause on today's battlefields and in future warfare, finding a way to defeat every obstacle in the way of our Nation’s progress. This is the demand of every Marine. Here are the tangible requirements of becoming one.






General Requirements

Not everyone belongs here. But everyone here belongs. These are the general requirements our Corps and our country demand before setting out on this life-defining journey.

Physical Requirements

No battle has been won with willingness alone. To ensure victory for our Nation on every front, Marines must be able to keep up. To that end, these are our physical requirements.