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Military Leadership Newsletters

The OCS Leadership Tribe December 2021 newsletter highlights five exceptional leaders. Read their stories of building a career around being true to themselves and embracing authenticity. The OCS Leadership team is honored to share their stories. (read newsletter)

3 Tips to be stronger for OCS

The Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test, or PFT, evaluates stamina and physical conditioning. It includes 3 parts: pull-ups or push-ups, crunches or plank pose, and a 3-mile timed run. (read article)

Marine Corps Rank Structure

Officers Candidates School introduces tactical, operational, and administrative learning objectives. Candidates are encouraged to commit the Marine Corps rank structure to memory before arriving at Marine Corps Base Quantico, the crossroads of the USMC. (read more)

What is JJ DID TIE BUCKLE?

JJ DID TIE BUCKLE is an acronym for remembering the Marine Corps Leadership traits which you will frequently be tested upon at OCS and enlisted recruit training. Watch the official videos below to learn more about each leadership trait. (read more)

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