Marine Corps Recruit Training
Marine Boot Camp is the longest of all the United States Armed Forces, and considered to be the toughest. It consists of more than 70 “training days” in a period of 13 weeks.
Marine Corps Recruit Training consists of close order drill, rifle marksmanship, Marine Corps Martial Arts instruction, and classroom instruction on history, customs and courtesies, and a demanding physical fitness regimen.
It’s culminating event, the Crucible, is a 54 hour event where recruits encounter 32 obstacles over a course of 40 miles. During the three day period, recruits only get four hours of sleep and three meals.
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