The U.S. war in Afghanistan has been going on for so long that the newest recruits weren’t alive when it started. In boot camp, they’re taught about the terrorist attacks that set off the war they may soon fight.

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    LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - In 13 weeks, civilians transform from recruits to the ... long for our educators to learn Parris Island runs on this foundation. "Following orders and respect for authority ...
    07/2/2019 - 1:40 am | View Link
  • Marine Recruits Learn an Important Lesson: What Happened on 9/11
    Marine recruit Juan Tellez has no memory of the Sept. 11 hijackings that started the war he may soon be fighting. Why would he? He was born two months after the terror attacks took place. The ...
    02/25/2019 - 11:58 am | View Link
  • Marine Recruits Learn an Important Lesson: What Happened on 9/11
    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine recruit Juan Tellez has no memory of the Sept. 11 hijackings that started the war he may soon be fighting. Why would he? He was born two ...
    02/25/2019 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • At boot camp, Marine Corps working to integrate training in the #MeToo era
    It’s 4:30 a.m. and female Marine Corps recruits — their hair neatly slicked back ... and I think that is a lesson the country can learn. That dignity and respect for all who are around you is the best ...
    02/7/2018 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • The New York Times Recent Account of Marine Corps Training at Parris Island is Misleading
    That these instructors would place recruits ... lesson this drives home is that no Marine is more important than the institution which they are seeking to serve, nor are they more important than the ...
    07/9/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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