The Crucible




 
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July 16th, 2004  
Judas
 

Topic: The Crucible


Hello,
I've been reading everything I can about the Marine Corps because I am seriously considering joining. I feel that the most honerable thing I will have done in my life is becomming a Marine...
Call me !KrrrAAAZZZY! but I can't wait for Boot Camp but am confused as to when the Crusible events takes place..I've read, so far, all the topics on the Crusible and may have skipped the part of when it occurs..

On usmc they say that the Crusible will take place on week 8 but on military.about.com it says that the Crusible will take place on week 11.

I know the wise thing would be to trust the official website for the Marine Corps in that it is week 8 but I need to clear up some of that confusion..

Thanks for any help
July 22nd, 2004  
Ens. Soto
 
Okay well I'll tell you what there, I have a schedule from my marine recruiter. According to the paper, the crusible takes place in week 11.
July 23rd, 2004  
782.matt
 
 
Crucible*
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July 23rd, 2004  
Ens. Soto
 
Hey i was in a rush relax there
July 23rd, 2004  
Judas
 
*phew* Im glad its week 11
August 4th, 2004  
silent driller
 
 
It's designed to test you on everything you've learned at boot camp. So of course it's at the end of the road. After the Crucible, you are given your EGA and called "MARINE."
August 11th, 2004  
devildog84
 
It depends on where you go to boot camp at, MCRD Parris Island or MCRD San Diego. At Parris ISland it is week 11 and at San Diego, it is week 8 I believe. Either way it s a blast. OOH-RAH PI!!! 1st batt, B Company, Plt. 1012
August 11th, 2004  
Lynn411
 

Topic: Correction


Actually, because a lot of peoples parents were complaining, they no longer do the EGA ceremony the morning after the Crucible, they do it on Parent's Day, the day before you graduate, so that your parents can see you be pinned, so to speak.
August 11th, 2004  
silent driller
 
 
Oh. Well that blows! I always imagined getting pinned while I was a dirty sobbing mess. I guess now I'll be a clean, shaven, squared away sobbing mess
August 27th, 2004  
webs
 
 

Topic: ?


i thought boot camp was only 9 weeks, aren't i right? so it has to be in week 8.

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