Marine & Army Solider’s Embark on 150-Mile Ruck to Raise Money for Houston

VIDEO: United States Army Veteran, Nick Bare and Marine Corps Corporal, Armando Nava will attempt a 150 Mile Ruck March from Austin, Texas to Houston Texas on September 8, 2017. Please help support Houston by donating here:

All proceeds are being given to the American Red Cross

5 Things To Memorize Before Navy Boot Camp

While these seven things will be covered during Navy Boot Camp,  the more you learn now, the less you have to struggle memorizing when the intensity of training picks up.

6 Things to Memorize Before Marine Boot Camp

Before heading to Marine boot camp here are 6 things that a recruit should memorize before boot camp.

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6 Things To Memorize Before Army Basic Training (ABT)

Headed to Army Basic Training?

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 things to worry about or the very least save yourself some pushup

How long is United States Marine Corps Recruit Training “Boot Camp”?

United States Marine Corps Recruit Training (also known as “boot camp”) is a 12 week program of initial training that each recruit must successfully complete in order to serve in the United States Marine Corps.

What’s After Marine Corps Recruit Training “Boot Camp”?

The next step after Marine Corps Recruit Training is School of Infantry (SOI).

SOI | Marine Combat Training Battalion (MCT) | Infantry Training Battalion’s (ITB)| Your Marines SOI Mailing Address:

School of Infantry (SOI) Company and Class Reference Guide

  1. Use these graduation dates charts below to find your Marine’s Company and Class.
  2. Once you’ve identified your Marine’s Company & Class information, click here for the mailing address.


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School of Infantry (SOI) Mailing Addresses – East & West

Use your Marine’s class information found here to fill out their mailing address.
Make sure to check that you use the appropriate format. Mailing address are broke down by SOI East and SOI West. If your Marine is going to the East Coast you will use the SOI EAST format, if they are headed to the West Coast, please use the SOI West format. MCT and ITB each have their own mailing address so make sure you choose the appropriate format. If you need help figuring out your Marine’s mailing address please reach out to us and we would be happy to help! 💌

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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

Receiving Mail at Marine OCS: What You Need to Know

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 and friends are encouraged to share fun stories, summer adventures, or jokes as this keeps candidates grounded and affords a moment of escape from the stress of OCS.