How to Get Physically Ready for Marine Corps OCS

What is Marine Corps OCS Like, and What Can You Do to Get Ready for It? You’re probably reading this because you are considering becoming a Marine Corps officer. Good on you. These days, not too many people think about service to their country. I can speak from experience that it was one of the most rewarding things I have … Continue reading

Climb Ropes to Develop Upper Body Strength

I remember climbing ropes at OCS as part of the obstacle course (“O-Course”) when I was training to be a Marine officer, but it never looked this good or this fun. We trained in boots and utilities, not hot shorts. I went through OCS during the winter class, so it was double un-fun because there were no female candidates at … Continue reading