Quick Guide: 6 Things To Memorize Before Army Basic Training

Headed to Army Basic Training? Read more. Basic training is an extremely stressful time. Sleep deprivation, physical exhaustion, and yelling instructions doesn't exactly create the ideal study environment. Do yourself a favor by memorizing these 6 things to know and learn before Army Basic Training. By doing this, it should give you a few less ...

How long is Marine Boot Camp?

U.S Marine Boot Camp lasts 12 weeks and is broken into 3 phases. To learn more about each week of Marine Boot Camp, download the SANDBOXX app and be sure to and follow us on social media.  

What’s After Boot Camp?

Next steps for your Marine. New mailing addresses. Future Graduation Dates. Understanding where your Marine is heading after boot camp graduation can be confusing for family and friends. Here is some general information to get you in the know.   After your Marine's 10 days of leave or recruiter's assistance all Marines report to the School ...

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SOI: (East & West) Company and Class

To find what Company and Class your Marine is in use these graduation dates charts:

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S.O.I (East & West) Mailing Addresses

To send mail to your Marine at MCT EAST please use the following format (Rank, Last Name, First Name, Mi) Company________, Class__-__ Mct Bn, Soi-e, Mcb Psc Box 20161 Camp Lejeune, Nc 28542-0161 To send mail to your Marine at ITB EAST please use the following format.Name Company Infantry Training Battalion School Of Infantry-east Training ...

Receiving Mail at Marine OCS: What You Need to Know

This post originally appeared on the USMC OCS Blog, the #1 site for future Marine Officers. What Mail at OCS Means to Your Candidate Mail at OCS is often the highlight of the day. Many candidates enjoy receiving sports scores, newsletters, newspaper clippings, etc.: anything they would have normally kept up with at home. Family ...

SlaySession #22 – Fan Friday

I went back and picked a few of your "favorite" workouts to make this week's... Fan Friday workout. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do, knowing how much you probably won't. This week, my father told me a joke. It's so bad it's actually a little funny. "Why did the belt go ...

PCS Season 2017

Some of us have lived this and others are new at it - PCSing. Permanent Change of Station. This is probably the highest-rated stressors among spouses, both new to the game as well as the experienced. There are tons of tips out there to survive your first, or 5th, military move. Our first PCS wasn't ...

How to Format a Resume with Your Military Experience

Feeling overwhelmed by your civilian job search? Maybe you're sick of hearing how important your resume will be for your job search. Here's some simple, useful advice to help you translate your military experience to civilian recruiters. Sandboxx has teamed up with Betts Recruiting to help you smartly navigate your career transitions and avoid common pitfalls. Get ...

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