* Note * i’m presently transcribing a few letters that we published during the period of my stay at Officer Candidates class the 2009 summer time. This is updated usually until we get most of the letters written, sorted, and precisely dated.
Day me on Graduation
Ever before I could earn the title of вЂњMarineвЂќ I would have to complete the rigorous 6 week long Bulldog program at Officer Candidates School (OCS) in Quantico, VA since I became a Marine Option in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, I knew that. Aside from midshipmen through the united states of america Naval Academy, every aquatic Corps officer no real matter what course she or he took to be an officer (ROTC, PLC, or OCC) has finished at the very least six days of trained in dreaded Quantico. To state that the thing I experienced ended up being challenging will be a gross understatement вЂ“ OCS is by far the absolute most hard officer assessment and assessment procedure into the entire armed forces.
Hey I have been falling asleep every time we sit down so we got about six hours of sleep last night which was ok but. We woke up and took the PFT (Physical Fitness Test) soon after we ate morning meal this(so around 6 AM) morning. Used to do very well! Most readily useful PFT ever вЂ“ 100 sit ups, 20 pull ups (also with 3 on is 3.2 miles!) that they didnвЂ™t count!) and then a 21 minute 3 mile run (even though the course we run it. A couple of other folks didnвЂ™t fare so well вЂ“ about 3 from our platoon of 60 failed the PFT as they are probably kicked away from OCS. Read More