I nod in silent greeting to the grim-faced sentry as he checks us out through the gap in the crisscrossed pattern of barbed wire. His lips move as he counts to himself. Fourteen of us ...
1st Squad, Platoon 1005, Bravo Company. At the end of the 15-day phase, they are tested. Failure of any aspect of training can result in the dreaded “recycling.”
Posted March 16, 1989
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Combat vet watches Marine recruits tested at Camp Pendleton