U.S. Forces Command CSM Michael Grinston on inadequate training.
Recruit Training Fourth Phase
Beginning November 2017, the Marine Corps will implement a fourth phase at recruit training. This phase will afford drill instructors more time to demonstrate a Marine-to-Marine mentor relationship and provide an opportunity for recruits to transition into their new roles as Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Gregory D. Boyd and LCpl Paul A. Ochoa)