One of Us

One of Us

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qThis book transports readers through the culture shock of Marine Officer Candidates School, a ten-week physical, intellectual, and emotional testing ground that every fourth candidate fails to complete. The Sergeant Instructors' intensity is palpable as candidates are made to strip away civilian habits and attitudes, replacing them with the Marine Corps ethos in the hopes of becoming officers. Anecdotes and personal recollections of OCS by two generations of officers provide instructive, poignant, and humorous interludes for the reader.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedOfficers of Marines : Their Training, Traditions, and Values Jack Ruppert ... 149 Lynn, Chester V., 152 Maciag, George, 24, Marine Corps, culture, 38, leadership principles, 59 McGlynn, Bob, 25, 152 McKeon, ... 69-73 Oath of the Marine Officer , 65 Officer candidates: evaluation of selection process, 10-11; expectations of, 39;anbsp;...

Title:One of Us
Author:Jack Ruppert
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2003-01-01


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