To join or not to join -

September 22nd, 2004  

To join or not to join info

Ive been doing alot of thinking latley and might enlist in the Marines. I dont know if I should because A: I'm slightly overweight, well not slightly but not a health risk and B I have Asphma. I know those are bad excuses but I wasn't sure If i should attempt to joing if I might not even be able to get in. What do you guys think.
September 22nd, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
Overweight is not the issue, you will not be overweight once you are done with boot, the asthma, now that might be a limiting factor, but it is best to ask a recruiter.
September 22nd, 2004  
Asthma is a very serious condition, contrary to popular belief. I don't think that the Marines is a good place if you have asthma. There is a lot of things that you would be doin that would cause a flare up. If you say you are slightly overweight and have asthma you know this already but the asthma would be less if you lost the weight. Not only to join something but for your own health. LilHulk is right though talk to recruiters and see what they have to say.