There are good reasons to join the military, and the Marine Corps is no exception. Many people do it because they feel they have a call of duty, and others do it because they finally want to experience some direction in their life. Here are some other good reasons for joining the Marine Corps.
3 – Financial security, because soldiers in the Marines will receive bonuses and other compensation that will allow them to be financially secure while pursuing other interests such as education and career.
2 – Many Marines also join up so that they can move onward and upward in their lives. It is not always so that they can get away from their parents, but so that they can prove that they are adults and make something of themselves.
1 – Many Marines also decide to join up because they know that the Marine Corps will challenge them and test their courage. They know that they will garner new skills and improve themselves as human beings in the process.
I’ve worked and served along with the Marines Recon Unit. I can only say that they were disciplined, honorable and a pleasure to work along side. As a Navy special forces operator, I can stand tall while saluting my brothers who serve as Marines. So should you.