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USMC requires males to be able to do 3 pull ups...... 3??
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 27140247:MV8yMDQwNTA4XzM0MzAwMDU3X0IwNjc5MUI4] [quote:Anonymous Coward 12118332:MV8yMDQwNTA4XzM0Mjk5ODU3XzUzMDNFNUU=] [quote:Anonymous Coward 27140247:MV8yMDQwNTA4XzM0Mjk5NzYzXzIyMkNFRUI5] If the marines spent as much time actually training as they do telling everyone how cool they are, they might one day become an effective fighting force. [/quote] Your ancestors would beg to differ. You do realize the Germans are the people that named us Devil Dogs. They named us this since they had never seen men fight as hard as the Marines. Look up the battle of Belleau Wood for a good history lesson! Semper Fi! [/quote] Unfortunately, I had to do some field exercise as an NCO, and was assigned a group of marines, allegedly infantry. When it came to the land navigation exercises, and I was telling them to show me re-section and intersection to find their position on the map, they just gave me that deer in the headlight look. (They had no idea what I meant) Then I was supervising a mortar crew, (81mm and 4.2 inch) and they had no idea what to do when it came to cutting charges. I was not impressed with them. They did a lot of oooh rahhing and all that like monkeys, but their infantry skills were sorely lacking. Just how it was.I needed a stiff drink after dealing with them all day. It was like Special education. [/quote]
Is it wrong of me to think that 3 pull ups is about 7 pull ups short of being a challenge? I mean, these guys are marines, bull balls eating marines!
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