Boot Camp Letters

Letter Seven: Letters from United States Marine Corps Recruit Training

Letter Eight finds us nearly a month into recruit training, and I was starting to get used to the routine, getting a lot stronger, and displaying some aggression that the Drill Instructors liked. We had undergone our first Battalion Inspection at Recruit Training Depot San Diego, which was more chaos and trying to throw your …

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Letter Six: Letters From Marine Corps Recruit Training

Okay ladies and gentleman, we are fully indoctrinated into the Marine Corps at this point and the stress inoculations are working. San Diego in summertime rivals Kuwait. Yeah, the heat ain’t as bad but when you’re choking on the exhaust from multiple jets landing and taking off at San Diego International while you’re running your 130lbs …

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