Levi served in the Marine Corps as a heavy equipment operator from 2007-2011. He deployed to Iraq in 2008 where he convoyed heavily around the Anbar province with a myriad of units. Following the Iraq deployment, Levi was assigned to various detachments who travelled and worked around Southeast Asia. He is now a freelance writer and outdoor enthusiast who spends much of his year traveling between campsites around the country.
Engineer equipment operators are specialists in the U.S. Marine Corps who utilize heavy, construction, equipment to accomplish various tasks.
These tasks may be as simple as moving a few pallets of water to help a unit prepare for a deployment, … Click Here To Read the rest
To get recruited to the Marines, recruits must meet the Marine Corps height and weight standards before joining.
They must also abide by a set of fitness standards that all Marines, enlisted or officer, must always meet.
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Less than 1% of Americans will sign on the dotted line and join the brotherhood of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Those that do will tell you that there are some amazing pros and unfortunate cons that will become evident during … Click Here To Read the rest
Far back in our nation’s history only men were allowed to be Marines. The first women to join the Marines are all recorded in history, but there are a few other firsts for women that we are about to look … Click Here To Read the rest