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COVID-19 causes further delay in Navy recruits leaving for boot camp at Great Lakes
No new Navy recruits are expected to arrive at boot camp until April 19.
No, hazing doesn’t teach discipline. It actually does the opposite
Hazing represents the opposite [of discipline]... it is the product of a lack of self-control and laziness.
The Marine Corps says its boot camp reforms have cut down on drill instructor misconduct
The Marines say new reforms led to a a 64% decrease in substantiated allegations of drill instructor misconduct at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
More than 20 West Coast Marine drill instructors disciplined since 2017 for abusing recruits
One recruit was called a terrorist. Another had his vest stapled to his skin. A third recruit was kicked by a Marine and a drill instructor ordered a fourth trainee to eat a pine cone
The Marine Corps is still struggling to stop drill instructors from abusing recruits
The U.S. Marine Corps continues to grapple with hazing at its storied recruit training center at Parris Island in South Carolina, where the service punished at least eight drill instructors and a number of officers for abusive behavior last year
When Drill Instructors Go Off-Script, The Consequences Can Be Fatal
The word Marine is synonymous with action. Initiative, or taking action in the absence of clear instructions, can mean the...
Watch Drill Instructors From The Past 50 Years Compete In The Ultimate Cadence Calling Competition
In Marine Corps boot camp recruits learn two things very quickly. The first: If a drill instructor looks happy, you’re...
Drill Instructors Terrorize Recruits During Initial Drill Video
In a minute-long video posted to the Department of Defense’s Facebook page on May 20, Marine Corps drill instructors mercilessly...