The Marine Corps is all about motivation. It’s probably the only branch of the military where you might get called out for not being gung-ho enough, and while that’s one of the traits that sets Marines apart, it also leads some people to take it a little too far. These Marines are called motards. They live and breath Marine Corps regulations, tradition, and speak entirely in jargon-riddled phrases. Heaven help you if you forget to greet them with a hearty “Ooh-Rah” every time they walk by. Fortunately, you can fake it.
When someone asks you why you joined the military — do you ever just want to slap them in the face? If the answer is no, you’re reading the wrong article. This article lives in a ridiculously motivated fantasy world where the right answer sounds like this: