Platoon Leaders Class
Platoon Leaders Class takes place during the summer at Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Quantico, VA. Here, college freshmen and sophomores attend two six-week training summer training sessions over two years where they are trained and evaluated for leadership ability, physical toughness, and moral fortitude. Upon graduation from college and PLC, candidates are awarded a commission as a 2nd lieutenant.
Learn how the Platoon Leaders Class turns young college students into Marine Officers by pushing their limits and teaching them how to become leaders.