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Author Wildsmith, Snow, 1973-

Title Joining the United States Marine Corps : a handbook / Snow Wildsmith.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    359.9602 WIL    Available
Description x, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Joining the military ; 4
Wildsmith, Snow, 1973- Joining the military; 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index.
Contents Read this first -- Thinking about joining the military -- Things to consider for potential enlistees -- Things to consider for parents of potential enlistees -- Things to consider for spouses of potential enlistees -- Military benefits -- The branches of the military -- General information about the Marine Corps -- The history of the Marine Corps -- Career opportunities in the Marine Corps -- The enlistment process -- What is the enlistment process? -- Eligibility requirements -- Talking to military recruiters -- The qualifcation process -- Visiting the military entrance processing station (MEPS) -- Taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery -- Joining the delayed entry program -- Preparing for basic training -- Marine Corps basic training -- Overview -- Basic training tips -- Leaving for basic training -- Receiving and forming -- Life during basic training -- Basic training-seventy days of hard work -- Graduation and beyond -- Glossary of military terms.
Summary "This book is for the teenager or young adult who is interested in enlisting in the United States Coast Guard. It will walk him or her through the enlistment and recruit training process: making the decision to join, talking to recruiters, getting qualified, preparing for basic training, and learning what to expect at basic recruit training"--Back cover.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Vocational guidance.
ISBN 0786447613 paperback alkaline paper
9780786447619 paperback alkaline paper

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