Marine Corps: Civilian to Marine

Marine Corps: Civilian to Marine

by Meish Goldish


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Marine Corps: Civilian to Marine by Meish Goldish

A line of Marine recruits, dressed in combat gear, hiked up a mountain. Their backs ached under the weight of their heavy packs. Their feet were sore and burned with blisters. Yet the sweaty hikers couldn't stop to rest. This march was a test to see if they were tough enough to become Marines.

This is just one of many demanding exercises that Marine recruits go through during boot camp. Look inside to learn more about what it takes for civilians to become Marines in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936088133
Publisher: Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Series: Becoming a Soldier Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.26(w) x 10.38(h) x 0.28(d)
Lexile: 1010L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

The Death March 4

Welcome to Boot Camp 6

The Drill Instructor 8

Physical Training 10

Gaining Confidence 12

A Recruit's Best Friend 14

A Gas Attack 16

The Final Test 18

Moving On 20

Preparing for the Marine Corps 22

Glossary 23

Index 24

Bibliography 24


Learn More Online 24

About the Author 24

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