Sergeant Preston T. Brown, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, instructs a recruit to respond louder during pick up at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 18.
Joining the Military
These Are The First Words Out Of Your Drill Instructor’s Mouth
These are the first words you’ll ever hear your senior drill instructor say during Marine Corps boot camp.
A screenshot via YouTube shows comedian and entertainer Yusha Thomas calling cadence.
Entertainment
All The Ways Drill Sergeants Call Cadence In One Video
A video by online celebrity and entertainer Yusha Thomas perfectly captures the different ways drill sergeants call cadence.
A drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina walks through the squad bay.
Joining the Military
The No Sh*t Truth About What It’s Like To Be A Drill Instructor
Marine Corps drill instructors yell so loud that they spit up blood and occasionally crap their pants.
A U.S. Marine Corps recruit yells to fellow recruits during The Crucible at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., Dec. 3, 2015.
Joining the Military
The Crucible Is Where Marines Are Made, And Here’s How
A drill instructor walks us through the Crucible, the last training event recruits must pass before becoming Marines.
Sgt. Jason Jarmond, a Marine Corps drill instructor stationed at Marine Corps Recruiting Depot Parris Island during a poolee function in Frederick, Maryland.
Joining the Military
See What Happens When A Poolee Asks A Marine Drill Instructor, ‘What’s Up?’
A civilian finds out the hard way that there are some things you just don’t say to a Marine drill instructor.
Pfc. Connor Burke, Platoon 1097, Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, bellows the Marines’ Hymn after receiving his Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem during a ceremony Dec. 14, 2013, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
Joining the Military
How To Survive The First 4 Weeks Of Marine Boot Camp
A drill instructor walks us through the first four weeks of Marine Corps boot camp.
Staff Sgt. Christopher Shranko, a drill instructor with 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, shakes hands with Col. Michael Lee, the commanding officer of Recruit Training Regiment, during his award ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Nov. 29, 2012.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Marine Who Was Knocked Out By An IED, Woke Up, And Began Treating His Injured Men
Staff Sgt. Christopher Shranko exposed himself to enemy fire and days later treated wounded Marines moments after being knocked out by an IED blast.