MIL Army vs Marines

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  1. Casino

    Casino OT Supporter

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    I'm going to join the Army as an airborne infantryman after college, but I'm also looking at the Marines. What advantage and disadvantages are there to each?
     
  2. HoodRich

    HoodRich Professional Street Nigga OT Supporter

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    what advantages/disadvantages are you looking for? I dont think there are many advantages to being an infantryman no matter which you choose. If you're heart set on being airborne i'd say the army is the only way to go. being an airborne/air assault soldier myself though i'm biased. I'm sure the airborne marines are biased also. Jump school is fun, but I enjoyed air assault school much more
     
  3. shiba

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    The ARMY PT test is a 2 mile run, situp and pushup with scores that are determined by your age group.

    The BRM qualifying involves 2 prone supported, 10 prone unsupported, and 10 kneeling. They test you at distances of 50, 100, 150, 200, 250, and 300 meters.

    I think the only downside to the army is the beret and the fact that we change our motto every other day.

    Also, correct me if i'm wrong, but isnt there a swim requirement for the marines?
     
  4. StuDLei

    StuDLei Death before Dishonor

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    Army guys will hate, but oh well..the truth is the truth and sometimes it hurts (pride).

    Only one branch earns you the title Marine.
     
  5. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    are you talking about the coast guard?
     
  6. RoblesGT

    RoblesGT [Track Days: 19 ][Crashes: 1] [SuMo Days: 1 ][Cras OT Supporter

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    I'd go Army if I was you simply for the fact that Marines get treated like shit, we get the worse of the worse. But we are also better than the rest of the branches at kicking ass and all that stupid War shit.

    I should have gone Chair Force, :o
     
  7. smokie700

    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    i was gonna join the marines but i wasn't dumb enough. :fawk:
     
  8. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    we would have made you cry anyways.
     
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    crackerjack just creepin by

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    tampons
     
  11. smokie700

    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    boo fucking hoo :wtc:
     
  12. nietsni3

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    the marine guy who went to the same class with me wears camo uniform to the school very often
     
  13. Pusan

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    And there wasnt one former/current Marine to scream "Hey Devildog!...."
     
  14. Jeg1983

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    Thats so tacky
     
  15. nietsni3

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    i guess it's because of his schedule that he doesnt have time to switch clothes between training/going to school
     
  16. Jeg1983

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    Thats such bs you can escape for 30 seconds to change out some clothing
     
  17. Casino

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    I can't decide what I want to do. Everyone says Marine training is better and overall Marines are better fighters. Is that true?
     
  18. smokie700

    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    bullshit. I've seen plenty pussies in the corp that can't fight worth a damn (at least at one on one). Bottom line is to pick a service that YOU want to join. There are plenty bad ass mofo's in the army and there are punks also. Same with the marines, navy and air force.

    think about what you want out of the service and find one that will meet those needs. I was very close to joining the corp and decided not to because I wanted more control in the type of job i got.

    The army gave me much more control. I went mech infantry then changed to SatComm then changed to leg infantry. There were more bases to be stationed at with army. Army has the most amount of Spec Ops (if that is what you want to do). There are plenty more advantages besides the ones I have listed. there are also some disadvantages also (like any other branch)
     
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    Once a Marine

    Always a Marine
     
  20. nietsni3

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    :dunno:
    just a guess
    or he was trying to show off his uniform to pick up girls
     
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  21. Casino

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    Fuck i dunno what to do.
     
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    join the army. it's alot of fun.:hyper:
     
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    I heard that opportunities for promotion were alot greater in the Army given their size. Is that true?
     
  24. smokie700

    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    Promotions are quicker in the army.
     
  25. LanceUppercut

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    Nothing against the marines (At least for now) but that same statement can be made for liars, cheats, thieves, rapists, murderers, and gays. :o
     

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