Mayday, Mayday! - Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment conducted helicopter evacuation training as preparation for their deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. “Before doing this, if you were to ask me if it was possible to survive an egress from a helicopter that had crashed in the ocean, I would’ve said you were out of your mind.” — Capt. Jacob Crespin, Echo Company commander by Marines
We are the Soliders of the United States Marine Corps.
We are not a branch. We are a BREED.
We do the jobs not many else are fit for.
We are the reapers.
We are the unsung Heros.
You may think were arrogant bastards, but we get the job done and we do it damn well at that.
I am a…
CAMP GEIGER, N.C. (AP) — Three Marines have become the first women to graduate from the Corps’ tough-as-nails enlisted infantry training school in North Carolina, officials said Thursday.
Despite how I, and many others, feel about the military, I can’t help but be proud of these women for proving all the men wrong. I also admire all the women who attempted this training, as it is notoriously difficult.
Big thanks to our Sergeant Majors of the Marine Corp ! :D
Recruits of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, cross a small moat on a combat training course Oct. 29, 2013, under the watchful eye of a drill instructor as part of Basic Warrior training on Parris Island, S.C.
(Photo by Cpl. Caitlin Brink)
"You’re 6’4", 240-pound Marine, and you’re injured, and you need a Marine next to you to carry you back to safety, and the Marine next to you is a 5’4" woman who weighs 115 pounds,"
(Source: viva-la-fat, via shineyourlight-x)
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