Once you graduate from Boot Camp, you get to spend the rest of your life reminding everyone that there's no such thing as an Ex-Marine. While you're there, though, things can get a bit rough.
Does my girlfriend love me or my hair?
Meet Your Drill Instructor
You think your dad or your high school coach was a hardass? They're amateurs.
Crunches Before Dawn
At this point, you still wonder why the brass don't realize that a well-rested force would be the most effective fighting machine.
But my recruiter made ropes sound like no big deal.
Nothing can prepare you for the feeling you get the first time you don't quite clear the top bar.
Fact: pushups never get any easier.
It's really a whole lot easier to get tangled than your instructors claim it is.
Yet another activity that looked like fun in the recruitment videos.
That moment when you realize that you can actually die from this stuff.