The Basic School and Marine OCS require officers and candidates to be physically prepared for the training ahead. These are the recommended benchmarks and suggested workouts for Marine Officers preparing for TBS. This information was obtained from eMarines, and will give you a general idea of what to expect. There isn’t much difference when it
The Leadership Reaction Course is an important component of your leadership grade at Marine OCS. It is not as heavily weighted as SULE, but the skills practiced in the LRC will carry forward to SULE. Essentially, the LRC is a group of mini challenges and obstacles that are carried out as a fire team. Every
Marine Communications Officers have four basic options to pick from as far as billet assignments go, and they boil down to the four parts of the MAGTF.
At TBS there is going to be an “MOS Mixer”, which is basically where a bunch of Captains talk about their Marine Occupational Specialties then you go to the bar and talk to them over beers. It is a great experience that will give real insight into what being an officer in a certain MOS
A guide to setting up your Macbook Computer with OSX so that MarineNet works properly. A similar strategy will also work for Windows users having trouble.
Throughout Marine OCS candidates are exposed to a small amount of training from the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP). There will be much more MCMAP training at The Basic School. These sessions are generally not very physically intense, since you will only be doing basic punches, kicks, and a few other things. However, there
There are several Field Exercises that you will have to undergo at The Basic School. This will provide an overview of the Combined Arms and Patrol FEXes.
There are 3 components of Communications School that will be covered here. They are all major events and each marks a point of increased pace in the POI.