Monday, April 28, 2008

Marine Boot Camp - Can You Take a Bible to USMC Boot Camp?

When preparing for Marine boot camp, many wonder if it is ok to take a bible with them. I had never really thought about this, but lots of parents like to send their young Marines with a Bible as a gift.

Apparently, you CAN take a Bible with you to USMC boot camp, but it needs to be a certain type and size.
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Can You Take a Bible to Boot Camp? 

Many recruits look to take a Bible with them to boot camp. Also, many family members and loved ones of recruits like to give Bibles as gifts to their recruits.

Can a Recruit Have a Bible at Boot Camp?

Yes - as long as the Bible can fit in the recruits pocket.

A perfect Bible for a recruit is this Marine Bible.

You Can't Totally Prepare for Marine Boot Camp on Your Own 

My friend went on to tell me that it is almost impossible to totally prepare yourself, both physically AND mentally, for the extreme challenges that are faced while in boot camp without help.

His advice?

Learn from those that have been there.

You can read his advice in his USMC boot camp preparation guide.

His advice is brutally honest.

Click here to read what he has to say.

You Only Get One Chance - Be Prepared

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