The Hardest Part Of Marine Boot Camp

Paris Island, SC (WDEF-TV) Every year, nearly 16-THOUSAND recruits take on the challenge to endure 13 weeks of boot camp in Parris Island to earn the title of Marine.

While Boot camp can be a physical journey, recruits say that isn’t the hardest part.

It takes 13 Weeks of Running, Studying, and Training. To Join the United States Marine Corps.

Parris Island gave me a little taste of what going through Marine Boot Camp is like.

A group of Civilians and I spent 4 days going through recruit training.

It was tough but the real recruits say that isn’t the hard part the most difficult thing is being away from their families.

One recruit I spoke with that is from Ringgold Georgia said he just really misses his sister.

The first time the recruits are able to speak to or see their families is on Family day, the day before graduation.


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