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Officer Candidate School

Officer Candidate School or Officer Cadet School (OCS) are institutions which train civilians and enlisted personnel in order for them to gain a commission as officers in the armed forces of a country.

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My strategy for getting chosen for USMC Officer Candidate School is, if I can't "out-muscle" the competition, I'll "out-endurance" them.
I think I should look into how hard it is to get into Coast Guard Officer Candidate School...
180 Soldiers from 17 states enter the final days of a two-week training phase of Officer Candidate School in Niantic h…
Today in 1941 the 1st class of the Infantry officer candidate school graduates 171.
Arkansas National Guard Commissions 11 New Officers ROBINSON MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, North Little Rock, Ark.—Family, friends and fellow National Guard members packed the Patriot Hall Auditorium at the National Guard Professional Education center here Saturday as Class 57 of the Officer Candidate School was commissioned as second lieutenants in the Arkansas Army National Guard. Brig. Gen. Kirk VanPelt, commander of the Joint Force Headquarters for the Arkansas National Guard, was the featured speaker and provided several pieces of advice to the 11 new officers joining the leadership of the Arkansas Army National Guard. “Always lead by example, never let your integrity waiver, and always take care of the soldiers under your command,” said VanPelt. “These are key tenets of a good officer and hallmarks of great leaders.” The ceremony marked the end of many months of mental and physical training for the officer candidates. Smiles abounded as one by one the new officers came forward and were pinn .. ...
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Gordon then Benning for officer candidate school. Are you enlisted? I can't remember.
Iowa National Guard will send 12 Warrant Officer Candidates to Camp Atterbury, Indiana, for FINAL Phase of Warrant Officer Candidate School.
If I don't have 2-3 certs and/ or going to officer candidate school then I'm prolly getting out of the navy
Obituaries today: David D'Alessandro studied naval aviation at Officer Candidate School in Newport, R.I.
September has finally arrived which means I only have a couple of weeks before Navy Officer Candidate School starts.
Wow, this was a lifetime ago. This is my official DA photo for my application to Officer Candidate's School,...
Alice (WAF Book 2) by Bunny Alice has dreams of becoming an officer. Will Officer Candidate School fulfill her dreams or will she succeed.
Congrats to the 74 ensigns commissioned today at the US Navy's Officer Candidate School here at Naval Station Newport!
15 Soldiers commission as second lieutenants By Sgt. 1st Class Theanne Tangen SDNG Public Affairs Office MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. – Fifteen South Dakota Army National Guard Soldiers took the Oath of Office and commissioned as second lieutenants during a ceremony Saturday, Aug. 16, at Mount Rushmore National Park. The second lieutenants recently completed Officer Candidate School through the SDNG 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute, at Fort Meade, the first step in their officer training and development. The guest speaker for the ceremony Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch, adjutant general of the SDNG, explained to audience members what it means to commission as an officer. “Receiving a commission as a second lieutenant puts an officer on a distinct career path that can lead to the very top of our organization,” said Reisch. “These 15 Soldiers were initially selected and approved for the OCS program based on the potential others saw in them. Their successful completion of this course is absolu ...
Congrat's to former AC Baseball player, Matt Desrochers, for graduating from Marine Officer Candidate school.
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Kansas National Guard Officer Candidate School induction and graduation ceremony is Aug. 16
It's official. My brother and also my biggest inspiration made it through Officer Candidate School for the Marine Corps.
To become an Officer in the US Armed Forces u enter by 4 ways : Senior Academic and Senior Military Colleges, ROTC, Officer Candidate school
My Dad was lucky enough to attend Officer Candidate School, USN in Rhode Island and see Celtics in '60's.
OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL (OCS). HQDA will conduct FY15, OCS Selection Panels on or about 12-16 January 2015. AC...
Officer Candidate School is going to be a lot harder than I thought
So pumped to destroy officer candidate school
Break down of my 26 hours of libbo at Officer Candidate School=Sleep: 8hrs. Eating: 4hrs. Phone calls home: 3hrs.in my ears: 9 hrs.
Great time in VA this weekend! Best friend graduated Officer Candidate School.
navy! I got a head start and my commander could help me Deciding if I should try to go to officer candidate school or just join
My best friend is home! 2nd LT Grange is home from Officer Candidate School!
Congrats to my good pal Jimmy Long for graduating Officer Candidate School this morning. Grabbing life…
My best friend graduated Officer Candidate School this morning and just became a Lieutenant in the…
What a great day. Glad I got to be here for his graduation from Officer Candidate School and…
Proud of my guy for completing Officer Candidate School! Big things come to those who work hard -
So honored to spend the morning watching my brother-in-law graduate from Officer Candidate School. Out of 197...
I cannot wait until the day i graduate college and go to officer candidate school. and go to the navy.
Siobhain and I legit spoke about joining the army today! If we can do the buddy program I'm sold & in for officer candidate school!
This is Matt. He is home from Officer Candidate School. He is now a marine. USA.
It's official, I leave for Air Force basic training Nov. 4th!! That is, unless I make it into the Officer Candidate School
yes, but I'm not going to boot camp I'm going to officer candidate school (OCS) hopefully! I'm pretty strong 👊💪
All i know is these next 3 years are going to fly by. School, work, working out, then officer candidate school for the navy.
Took a big step in getting into Officer Candidate School today by taking the ASTB for pilot training...AND CRUSHING IT!!! 😁
Washington. That's where navy had Officer Candidate School and Warrant School. Think Officer & a Gentleman filmed there think
Members of the Albanian Officer Candidate Class 001 learn how to identify and react to improvised explosive devices at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 4, 2014. Albania is the first State Partnership Program country to send its officer candidates to the United States to attend an Officer Candidate School program. The 12-week NJARNG OCS program is modelled after the active-duty program at Fort Benning, Ga., and includes classroom instruction, physical and leadership training.
Excited for my niece to get home tonight after spending a month at Officer Candidate School (ie: boot camp). We are so proud of you Taylor!!
Good luck to Law and Society alumnus Matthew Michanczyk as he heads off to basic training and Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning.
Nick will report to Officer Basic Candidate School in August after his leave.
Dropping this handsome fella off for Officer Candidate School! I'm going to miss you! Good luck, you…
In order to from our Officer Candidate School, there was a requirement to present a "change…
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"Don't just learn the tricks of the trade, learn the trade itself!" - at today's Officer Candidate School
One of the key components of our Officer Candidate is teaching our emerging how to…
The Officer Candidate School is in its third year. Today more than 10 personnel will
Our officer candidate school is the first of its kind! It equips emerging w/the tools they need to lead powerfully & effect
Exciting day ahead at Convention! Middle school competitions, Day of Service & state officer candidate interviews!
Yesterday I had some time to reflect on what happened 45 years ago:  May 27, 1969 was a great day for me. My mom, dad, brother, sister, grandfather, grandmother and girl friend (ex-wife but still dear friend) were all at Fort Sill to see me commissioned as a 2LT in the Field Artillery.   I have been back at Fort Sill now for nearly ten years and a few things really struck home:   1. I now have the keys to Building 3025 at Fort Sill (I reported to that building in November 1968 to begin Officer Candidate School). At that time it was the OCS Headquarters. Now it’s the Fort Sill Artillery OCS Hall of Fame.   2. I took care of some business in Building 3025 yesterday afternoon and as I left I took a look at the sign out front, displaying the names of the occupants in charge: Mr. Randy Dunham and Mrs. Penny Dunham. Very Humbling.   3. On May 27, 1969 I certainly never thought about where I would be or what I would be doing exactly 45 years later.   4. Then some other things came to mind: I was wrapping ...
*** .Good luck to my cousin who's gonna be in Marine. 'Officer Candidate School' until July down at Quantico! Don't give up and Semper Fi!!
Yesterday my little brother Zachary Weinbaum started Marines Officer Candidate School. Even though I don't understand half the things he does and sometimes explain to people he's a pilot in the army/navy/something else incorrect I'm so proud of him. Love you Zachy-hope they have lots of hummus to keep you going!
Thought a lot of my father over this holiday. He was in the Air Force in WWII . He was a tail gunner and radio man .. He told many stories of his wartime experiences , but what really told the tail was when I came across the paperwork detailing some of his missions and the recognitions .. He was awarded a purple heart and the distinguished flying cross . One of his missions was the bombing of the polesty oil fields ...the pivitol move that pretty much shut down the enemy. He had bee reccomended for officer candidate school , on his way to be a pilot . The paperwork stopped there . Nothing more , and I know he never became a pilot . When I asked my mother about it she pulled out a picture of him that I had never seen before . Wow , his eyes looked like he had seen a thousand ghosts .He was honorably discharged with battle fatigue . He loved his country and served proudly .
Any one who wants to write me while at OCS Address is Wheeler, Jonathan Officer candidate school, Lima Company, 4th platoon 2189 Elrod ave. Quantico, VA 22134-5033
I am currently attending USMC Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia and will have very limited communication for the next 6 weeks. I'll reply to texts and FB messages when I get the opportunity. Thank you to all of those who have helped me along the way.
Memorial Day is a time for us to remember and honor all those that choose to serve their country. These men and women who are willing to put the needs and protection of many over their own. Their duty, to protect and serve the United States and the citizens. whatever is required of them..Their lives and memories should always be remembered by those that got to live in freedom due to the the soldiers, sailors and airmen. For me however, there is one who stands out as an example of the honor , bravery and sense of duty . The post may be long but it is a story worth telling. It was my father Ray M. Carson.The two attached photos show the full spectrum of his career. In the first one, a young newly commissioned Second Lieutenant sits for a portrait before heading to the Korean War. In the second photo , Colonel (ret.) Carson stands by his parents grave in Arlington. His father was a veteran of WW 1. Ray Carson joined the military in 1950 as a private. The 1952, he took the opportunity to attend officer candi ...
Headed to USMC Officer Candidate School for the next 6 weeks. No phone/internet/civilization. I'll post my mailing address when I get it.
S/O to 2 of my friends who are currently in Virginia. One of them is at Officer candidate school for the marines
My interview (1995) with MOH recipient Maj. Robert H. Dunlap, USMC (Ret.). It may also be read on by website at www.lancebooks.com. R.I.P. Bobby. Zedric: When did you enter the Marine Corps? DUNLAP: I enlisted in February 1942. I was graduated early from Monmouth College [Illinois] because of the war and went straight to Quantico, Virginia for Officer Candidate School. Zedric: Where did you go after OCS? DUNLAP: I was commissioned at Quantico, and then I attended the Officer’s Training Course there. Zedric: What was your first assignment? DUNLAP: My first assignment was the Paramarines at Camp Gillespie, San Diego. We did our parachute training there. Zedric: Did you deploy overseas with the Paramarines? DUNLAP: Yes. My first action was at Vella Lavella with the Paramarines. I also got a campaign star for Guadalcanal. Zedric: Did you see action at Guadalcanal? DUNLAP: Not action, but we brought in equipment. Zedric: Did you work with Edson’s Raiders? DUNLAP: Yes. We went to several critiques where the ...
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Happy Memorial Day! Today I did the crossfit MURPH workout and today I remember this and many of my brothers who fell defending our country. Thank you all for your courage and sacrifice. "Murph" For time: 1 mile Run 100 Pull-ups 200 Push-ups 300 Squats 1 mile Run Murph” is a CrossFit Hero WOD named after Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005. He was 29, of Patchogue, N.Y. Lt Murphy was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor after his death. The workout was one of Mike’s favorites and he’d named it ‘Body Armor.’ It first appeared on the CrossFit site 18 August 2005. Engaged in a frenzied firefight and outnumbered by the Taliban, Navy Lt. Michael Murphy made a desperate decision as he and three fellow SEALs fought for their lives on a rocky mountainside in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province in 2005. In a last-ditch effort to save his team, Murphy pulled out his satellite phone, walked into a clearing to get reception and called for reinforcements as a fusilla ...
Some mourn the loss of beloved family members or comrades in arms, who gave the most precious gift they had - their very life's breath - for the cause of country and in the name of honor. Some of us haven't had our lives touched personally by such a loss. I fell into that group of Americans until May of last year. It was then that I met Lieutenant Kyle N. Drake... Son of Texas, Aggie, USMC, KIA at Iwo Jima... or at least became acquainted with the spirit of the man. And then we introduced him to you, through his wartime Aggie senior boots and other personal effects. Through research on these ephemeral items, I tried to flesh out who he was. I learned that he was a hardworking son of a South Texas rancher. He studied animal husbandry at A&M to follow in his daddy's footsteps. He had a *** of a sense of humor, was respectful and athletic, and always up for an adventure. With no kin left to tell his story, I hoped that I did him justice. The responsibility was a heavy one. There was one thing that I couldn' ...
My son Dan Miller, is on his way to Quantico today; back to Marine Officer Candidate School! His foot is healed, and he only has 6 weeks of "boot camp" this time (he finished 7 of the 10 weeks last time, then broke his foot). Nice that there is a shorter program available in the summer. Praying that all will go as planned, and by the 4th of July, he will be Lieutenant Dan! (his joke) I am so proud of you Dan!! ~~I believe there is a reason for everything, and I think maybe he needed to be back in Arizona this spring to meet a certain lovely young lady, Allie Anderson, who is also sending along her prayers and well-wishes~~ : ))
Well the time has finally arrived. I am finally leaving for Officer candidate School. See y'all in six weeks!
After the death of his wife Carole Lombard, Clark Gable joined the Army Air Corps. He was eventually promoted to major, and served most of his time in the U.K. (BIO) Clark Gable training in Miami, 1942. Clark Gable marching with other Army Air Corps Officer Candidate School students in Miami, 1942.
Today, the love of my life gets shipped off to Virginia to complete his officer candidate school! The…
As many of you know our son Kris left this morning for Officer Candidate School. Can't express the pride we feel! Keep him in your thoughts over the next six weeks!🇺🇸
Lots of folks forget that this is what Memorial Day is for: James Regan was born on June 27, 1980, in Manhasset, New York, where he grew up and showed impressive athletic and academic talent from an early age. According to the Manhasset Press, Regan graduated high school with honors in 1998. He was an All American in lacrosse and an All State Scholar in football. James, known as Jimmy to his friends, was awarded a lacrosse scholarship to Duke University, where he helped the Blue Devils win the ACC Championship for two consecutive years. At Duke Jimmy met and fell in love with Mary McHugh, an Atlanta native, to whom he would later become engaged. Both graduated from Duke; Mary went on to the Emory University School of Medicine, while Regan, with a bachelor's degree in economics, was offered a job by the Swiss-based global financial services firm UBS. He was also offered a scholarship to the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Jimmy Regan turned down both of these prestigious offers to enlis ...
THE COURAGE OF SAM BIRD By B. T. Collins I met CPT Samuel R. Bird on a dusty road near An Khe, South Vietnam, one hot July day in 1966. I was an artillery forward observer with Bravo Company, 2nd/12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, and I looked it. I was filthy, sweaty, and jaded by war, and I thought "Oh, brother, get aload of this". Dressed in crisply starched fatigues, Captain Bird was what we called "squared away" - ramrod straight, eyes on the horizon. *** you could still see the shine on his boot tips beneath the road dust. After graduation from Officer Candidate School, I had sought adventure by volunteering for Vietnam. But by that hot and dangerous July, I was overdosed on "adventure," keenly interested in survival and very fond of large rocks and deep holes. Bird was my fourth company commander, and my expectations were somewhat cynical when he called all his officers and sergeants together. "I understand this company has been in Vietnam almost a year and has never had a party," he said. No ...
Good morning ladies! After almost three years of waiting and going through the selection process I am finally shipping off to Officer Candidate School today. It is only the first 6 weeks of training but I am expecting to be challenged mentally and physically. Keep me in your prayers as I start the process of becoming a Marine Corps officer. OOrah! and Semper Fi!
Off to Quantico for USMC Officer Candidate School in the morning. See ya all in 6 weeks when I'm lean and mean.
I will be heading to Officer Candidate School in the morning. I will be mostly out of contact until 03 July. If you really need to get in touch with me I will try to post my mailing address. If you know my mom or Jesse you can get it from them.
Tomorrow I leave for my final portion of Officer Candidate School. Please keep me in your prayers.…
Good luck to my brother who is leaving tommorow for officer candidate school for the Marines Corps
Almost done with Warrant Officer Candidate School. 4 days and a wake up.
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You finally made it, son, after combining work and school, we're proud of you. Good luck on your Officer Candidate School in the US Navy. One down, two to go.
speak for yourself I go to Officer Candidate School in 2 weeks.
Fit interning at Disney, PA school, and officer candidate school for the military somewhere in there
Mike went to Officer Candidate School and married his high school sweetheart just before being deployed to Afghanistan
Got my OCS rank insignia for Officer Candidate School.
I'm a slim 256 now... Training to go into Officer Candidate School for the Navy.
listening to your speeches before I go train for Navy Officer Candidate School
I'm at Japanese Officer candidate school and basically it's a year of plebe summer with 2 detailers called blue devil and red devil 😳
Like flying with a broken leg to Boston when I was 21 to attend my (now ex)boyfriend's graduation from Navy Officer Candidate School.
Awesome. I'm going to get the M.S. in Security Studies once I get picked up for Officer Candidate School.
When you are commanding, leading men under conditions where physical exhaustion and privations must be ignored, where the lives of men may be sacrificed, then, the efficiency of your leadership will depend only to a minor degree on your tactical ability. - General George C. Marshall, speaking to the first graduating class of the Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Sept 1941; quoted in Roger H. Nye, The Challenge of Command, 1986
Jacob Close, Sylvania, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the age of 94. He was born May 6, 1919, in Toledo to the late Max and Dora Close, who immigrated from Russia in 1912. The fourth of six children, Jacob was a precocious child who started kindergarten at age 4 and excelled in academics. He grew up in the Roaring '20s, helping out around his father's shoe repair shop, playing in neighborhood football games, and roller skating the streets of Toledo. His family worked hard six days a week, but always made time for Sunday dinners and occasional picnics and trips to the zoo. Jacob was a cheerleader at Scott High School, and graduated in 1936. After graduation, he worked as a grocery store manager. In 1941, he joined the U.S. Army and served as an infantryman in the 37th Infantry Division, or "Buckeye Division" of Ohio's National Guard. Jacob began his military career as an enlisted man, and was commissioned as an officer through Officer Candidate School. During World War II he deployed to the ...
Today In Black History HBD Luther..and check the 2 CMA recipents...each time I see this its someone else. • April 20, 1906 Everett Frederick Morrow, businessman and the first African American to hold an executive position at the White House, was born in Hackensack, New Jersey. Morrow graduated from Bowdoin College in 1930 and was employed by the National Urban League and the NAACP as field secretary before entering the United States Army in 1942. He graduated from Officer Candidate School in 1943 and was discharged in 1946 as a major of artillery. In 1948, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University. In 1955, he joined President Dwight Eisenhower’s staff as administrative officer for special projects where he served until 1961. In 1963, Morrow published his account of the experience in his autobiography “Black Man in the White House.” In 1964, he became the first Black corporate executive at Bank of America. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Bowdoin in 1970. Morrow d ...
nah I got selected for officer candidate school for the USMC...
I recently got the news that I will be starting Navy Officer Candidate School on May 18! My new life starts in Rhode Island soon! I have a future!
He did it!! Mazel tov to my better half for graduating from Officer Candidate School for the United…
Nervous about going to officer candidate school to become an but I know God will be there for me every step of the way
OK Repub candidate just lost me w armed officer for every school - that is his focus
Army Officer Candidate School is so close, I can taste it! Love being an girl! 💪
29 days until Rhode Island. 29 days until I get to see my big brother again when he graduates from Officer Candidate School for the US Navy
Need to stop watching military officer candidate school videos before bed because I get too hype and want to smash things
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Soldiers in the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Officer Candidate School and cadets in the Reserve Officer Training Corps from universities throughout South Dakota and western Ne
Congrats to on getting selected to go to Officer Candidate School, but know I'll never salute you.
Boxer Joe Louis helped Jackie Robinson get into the OCS (Officer Candidate School).
In 1944 Jackie Robinson was one of the 1st African Americans accepted into the United States Army Officer Candidate School.
When I was in Army Officer Candidate School, the tactical offer yelled in my face, “Make a decision candidate, right or wrong, make one…”
officer candidate school for the guard is kicking my *** I'm interested to know what the academy is like.
Military Jokes: Sargeant Williams was the newest drill . instructor at AOCS, Aviation . Officer Candidate School...
Hey everyone welcome 1LT Ryan McLellan Sr. to the team. Ryan and I attended OCS (Officer Candidate School)...
i came from a so very poor of poor when we were in the Philippines.our so beautiful family couldn't afford a plane ticket to USA because we are a US Citizens.so me and my sister Tia Miranda joined the US Army and i was only 17 and my sister Tia is 19 years old. nagkahiwalay kami sa South Carolina, USA and i was crying so hard. we ( Tia and I ) got sent to a place that we don't speak their languages ( English ).during that training to become an US Army.we did all we could to survive. yung kaya ng malalaking tao.kinaya ko. libre ang lahat sa amin so ang buong sahod ko ay i was sending sa family ko sa Philippines. things changed when i graduated from an AIRBORNE school ( a mark of a man ). while serving the US Army.i continued my EDUCATION from the University of Washington major in Physical Fitness and Education and graduated a Magna *** Laude. hindi ako a West Point but i became a military officers thru an Officer Candidate School and retired as a Colonel. THE BRAIN. i am now working for the US Postal Ser . ...
I'm proud of my military family and my heritage. Being a member of a family who has so many people who have served their country is a very big source of pride for me, and since I work with a veteran based company, I consider myself very fortunate to work with so many great men and women who have served their country. I'd like to introduce you all to my military family, starting with my grandfather James Taylor Hamilton. "Jim" Hamilton was born in Glen Campbell, Indiana County, PA on February 9, 1914. His father Robert Hamilton was a miner, and his mother Anne was a housewife. At the time of his birth his mother was 19, his father was 23. My grandfather only completed 8 years of grammar school, yet was almost put into Officer Candidate School after his ASR test results indicated he finished just a few points shy of the requirement. He was drafted into the Army in New Cumberland PA, and began his service on February 14, 1942. He deaprted for Europe on November 2, 1940 and was soon in the European Theater of ...
Gunnery Sergeant Monica Plank, 34, of Stafford, Virginia passed away Sunday morning, February 16, 2014 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Monica was born in Uruapan, Michoacăn, Mexico April 29, 1979, to Jaime and Margarita (Legorreta) Chavez and they survive in North Hills, California. On May 23, 2013, she married GySgt. Christopher J. Plank in Jacksonville, North Carolina and he survives in Stafford, Virginia. Also surviving are her children, Jocelyn Nuño, Adriana Nuño and Gabriel Nuño; step-children, Skylah Plank and Baylie Plank; sisters, Brenda Ochoa of Avondale, Arizona and Laura Campos of North Hills, California, and a brother, Gustavo Chavez of North Hills, California. Monica was currently on active duty with the United States Marine Corps stationed at Quantico, Virginia where she was a Sergeant Instructor at the Officer Candidate School. Having served for 16 ½ years, Monica had been deployed to Afghanistan, been a mechanic on Huey and Cobra helicopters, and was a drill instructor at P ...
Officer Candidate School training this weekend then two days off work...Study time...Getting my PHD is looking great in a couple years...
The Virginia National Guard’s Fort Pickett-based 183rd Regiment, Regional Training Institute has been awarded a certificate of accreditation for an “Institute of Excellence” status by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command according to a letter dated Jan. 23, 2014, from the TRADOC commanding general. The schoolhouse underwent a thorough accreditation process that evaluated both the RTI facility and the staff, and earned an overall score of 98 percent, marking it as one of the best U.S. Army learning centers in the nation. The RTI consists of the RTI Headquarters and three battalions. First Battalion conducts infantry training, including the infantryman military occupational specialty qualification course, Light Leaders Course and rappel master, while 2nd Battalion conducts the 88M Motor Transport Operator Course. Third battalion includes both Officer Candidate School and Warrant Officer Candidate School and also trains Soldiers as military police officers. See more at:
Officer candidates from Class 57 of the Virginia National Guard’s Officer Candidate School conduct land navigation training Jan. 25, 2014, at Fort Pickett, Va., during the Zero Phase of the course. For many of the candidates, this was their first drill with the OCS program.
Subject: America Don't Make Them Like It Used Too This below list is really worth going over. It's not in any particular order, and the younger generation may not recognize many of these Hollywood star names of the past. These were REAL MEN, from a period in America's history, when some of HOLLYWOOD'S BEST - wore the uniform of the United States of America: Sterling Hayden, the original Renaissance Man. During WWII, He joined the US Marines as an enlisted man. He volunteered for O.C.S. (Officer Candidate School) and was commissioned a 2nd Lt. He then volunteered for the O.S.S. (Office of Strategic Services), the precursor to the CIA. His undercover agent name was John Hamilton.He worked directly for General William 'Wild Bill' Donovan, the WWI Medal of Honor recipient, chosen personally by FDR, to head up the OSS. Hayden's top secret missions included parachuting into Yugoslavia and Croatia to smuggle guns and explosives. He was also responsible for establishing air crew rescue teams and E&E (evade & esca ...
A preview of the beginner, intermediate, and advanced phases of Warrant Officer Candidate School in Fort Rucker, AL. Assists with the National Guard to train...
On January 12th I will begin Naval Officer Candidate School at Officer Training Command Newport. I will not be in contact for about three or possibly more months. Just a heads up to anyone trying to get in touch.
Officer Candidate School is that leadership course.
That means I go through officer candidate school my junior year and then serve at least 4 years active duty after
So proud to say I'm on my way to Rhode Island to watch my little bro graduate from Naval Officer Candidate School:)
BLACK HISTORY ALL DAY EVERY DAY! Bobby C. Wilks 1931-2009 Bobby Charles Wilks was born on 12 May 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from Harris-Stowe Teachers College in 1954 and enlisted in the Coast Guard Reserve in 1955. He was ordered to Officer Candidate School soon thereafter and was commissioned as an Ensign in the Reserve in 1956. He attended flight school at Pensacola and received further training at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi from 1956 to 1957, earning his wings on 25 March 1957, He was designated as Coast Guard Aviator Number 735. He qualified for helicopters in 1959 and became Coast Guard Helicopter Pilot Number 343. He transferred to the Regular Coast Guard in 1960 with the permanent rank of Lieutenant. Captain Wilks saw distinguished service at many Coast Guard Air Stations during his career, including oversea tours of duty at Coast Guard Air Detachment Sangley Point, Philippines and at Naples, Italy. He participated in many search-and-rescue cases, including one in which ...
The State Officers are very excited and ready for State Officer Candidate School. It will be on Saturday the 25th...
Received a call from the US Marines today that if I wanted to do my process within 2months because their closing male applicants for Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia in two months or I will need to wait till next year.. Should I or wait till next year.. We shall see wat happens umm
Glad I found this site. I was only on the Truxtun from early 1972 until early 1973 when I got an early out to start college. Four years later I was back in the Navy as I had a house payment, a wife and a son and a daughter a few weeks short of being born, AND there were no jobs available in San Diego because we were still coming out of a recession. I could not get a job interview. So, since I was a former nuke, I asked the Navy about Officer Candidate School, and they accepted me. I had a darn good time as a Junior officer, but a head hunter hired me away to work Data communications management for Pacific Bell (AT&T). I worked that for 17 years. They paid me too much, so I retired at age 52 and have been writing books and having a wonderful time with life. MY division officer on the Truxtun was Iron Mike Hallett (football player for the academy). After I was commissioned in 1978, I was in Subic walking towards the main gate, and who should come walking towards me, but none other than Iron Mike. I salute . ...
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So Edward Jones has graciously accepted my request and will postpone my interview process so that I may attend Officer Candidate School. I feel so blessed and thankful for the opportunity of continuing my chance at this career and to possibly become an Army Officer. Much thanks to all the NCOs that have helped me along the way during my time as an enlisted.
I have an opportunity to make some dreams a reality through the Army Officer Candidate School. As my packet goes before another medical review board I ask for everyone's prayer that it pass. I'm praying to use this opportunity to make things better for my family, soliders, and self.
I am sad to report I did not get a 110 GT score on my asvab.I got a 113! Officer Candidate School here I COME!!! HOAH!
My mom is not only okay with me applying to Officer Candidate School in the Marines, she's encouraging me to do so. Am I dreaming?
Richard Winters Richard D. *** Winters was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II. Wikipedia Died: January 2, 2011, Hershey, PA People also search for: William Guarnere, Carwood Lipton, More Books: Beyond Band of Brothers Education: Officer Candidate School (1942–1942), Franklin & Marshall College (1937–1941). He was just in the movie that I watched. I have been watching the movie band of brothers for the past week it's really good and this guy is a great inspiration
Good luck to Benjamin Treseler, Benjamin Lyles, William Hinkamp, and Greg Gonzalez who shipped to Officer Candidate School this morning. Today is the next step in their quest to become a Marine Officer.
Officer Candidate School in Virginia for the Marines lol you know this!
I will be checking into Officer Candidate School in a few hours and then the 10 weeks of "fun" begins. Please keep my family and I in all of your thoughts and most of all your prayers as I embark upon this journey to becoming a Marine Officer.
should join and go to Officer candidate school. It'll be fun.
Get your Bachelor's. Join Officer Candidate school in a branch of the military. Become a lieutenant and get your loans paid.
Did you know. After graduating from Officer Candidate School in 1959, Peter Boyle (most well-known for his role...
Communications going dark in 2 hours. I had a nice holiday break now back to training. If anyone wants to write letters my address will be: OC Adam Jackson Officer Candidate School Class 08-14D Officer Training Command Newport 1356 Meyerkord Avenue Newport, RI 02841-1641
This time next week I'll be at Officer Candidate School to begin my career. Stoked, this week can't go by quick enough.
I remember his drill sergeant saying he should go to officer candidate school after he did that.
My son Ben just left for Quantico Virginia to attend the Marine Corp Officer Candidate School on a flight contract! Go get 'em Ben Meinjohans, proud of you!
A week to go until OCS! For those who would like to send me some motivational mail, my address is: Officer Candidate Jeremy Aaron Officer Candidate School Class 09-14 Officer Training Command Newport 1356 Meyerkord Ave. Newport, RI 02841 Chances are I will not write back for a while, if at all, but it'd still be great to get! And keep it simple, write on regular paper and plain envelopes! Anchors Aweigh!
I miss Dax McDaniel horribly. However, we will meet again, and I do take comfort in that. He's the most amazing man, and I'm sure will do more than the average in OCS. I invite you all with me in sending him the upmost positive energies all throughout his duration in Officer Candidate School.
Just got medically qualified to join the Marines...looks like going to Officer Candidate School this summer is actually a possibility!
Congrats to Alma Ruelas who was selected on the last PLC board! She will be attending Marine Corps Officer Candidate School this summer in Quantico Va.
Pocket paradigms A lot of folks like the center because it makes them sound reasonable and moderate. It also allows them to call other people extremists or gadflies or wishful thinkers for disagreeing with the conventional wisdom of the moment. Some members of the American elite have made whole careers of being measured and cautious. They like to write somber columns asking pompous questions like "Can the Center Hold?" What they really mean is: can they hold on to their power? But even if you do find the center, it's not necessarily the best place to be. My navigation instructor at Coast Guard Officer Candidate School explained it well: "If you take a navigational fix and it places you on one side of a rock and then you take another fix and it places you on the other side of the rock -- don't split the difference." Unfortunately, it's a rule not often followed in American politics.- Sam Smith
American Greatness - Soldiers' Stories SEAL Michael Murphy Michael Patrick Murphy (May 7, 1976 – June 28, 2005) was a United States Navy SEAL posthumously awarded the United States military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in 2005 during the War in Afghanistan. He was the first person to be awarded the medal for actions in Afghanistan; and the first member of the U.S. Navy to receive the award since the Vietnam War. Michael Murphy was born and raised in Suffolk County, New York. After graduating from Penn State with honors and dual degrees in both political science and psychology, Murphy was accepted to several law schools, but decided to attend SEAL mentoring sessions at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. In September 2000, he accepted an appointment to the U.S. Navy’s Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. On December 13 of that year, he was commissioned as an ensign in the Navy and began Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training in Coronado, Ca .. ...
I know what you're saying and there's always officer candidate school!
I'm an OSU Grad and fan, but not an anti-OU, OSU fan as can be seen by my shirt. As much as I hated OSU to lose to OU(again), I was hoping OU would annihilate Alabama but mainly for selfish reasons. "Suck it" Alabama OCS(Officer Candidate School) Cadre who gave me all kinds of crap for being from Oklahoma. I wish you many sleepless nights and inner turmoil over the loss to the inferior State of Oklahoma.
I kinda, well really, wanna do Marine Corp Officer Candidate School, Navy as a combat corpman, or just move somewhere cool after I graduate this summer, need a change in scenery!
Well, it's been fun and relaxing. My family, friends, and especially Marie made sure this few days of leave was well spent. Thank you to all of you. Now...I return back to Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island for four more weeks of 'fun and adventure'! Let's do this.
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of MG (Ret) Nicholas P. Kafkalas. Here is his obituary; An icon of the greatest generation, MG (Ret) Nicholas P. Kafkalas, 93, of Camp Hill, died peacefully in his home on Tuesday, December 31st. Born September 1, 1920 in Monessen, PA, to Peter and Pearl (Burk) Kafkalas, Nick was an exceptional student (the other students called him "The Pro," short for the Professor) and graduated two years early from high school, then enlisted in the PA Army National Guard in 1939. When WWII broke out, he attended OCS (Officer Candidate School), and then was assigned to the 54th Infantry, 10th Armored Division, serving as a rifle company commander in the European theatre. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge, was wounded in battle on the last day of February 1945, treated in an English hospital and sent back to Germany right after VE Day. He returned home in November 1945, and attended the University of Pittsburgh, and received his B.A. in Political Science in 1949. Dur . ...
Naval Slang Terms The Navy has a long and colorful history, one that matches the naval slang terms sailors use with aplomb. The slang is genuinely funny, once you get someone to explain to what all those acronyms mean. It is often developed to say something colorful without getting into trouble with the brass. The slang communicates a very wry sense of humor, with an arched eyebrow towards officers, protocol, and anyone with a supercilious attitude. It’s All in the Numbers The “90 day wonder” - this is the mocking description designated for officers who just graduated from the Officer Candidate School. Sailors also typically expand upon the description with sallies such as “90 day blunder” or “90 day miracle.” Women are at a premium at sea, and sailors are extremely attentive...but a woman who may not be a beauty queen on land becomes one when members of her sex are in the extreme minority. Sailors call a less than gorgeous woman a “2-10-2”; that is, she’s a 2 on a scale of 10 when you ...
My New Year resolution of which I've never cared to do before is to finish my 200 hrs of internship and my 7 ARE's and become a registered architect as well as taking the LEED AP exam and becoming a LEED AP. Also to get back into shape for Officer Candidate School!
Recap of the year: Met some outstanding people. Found some positive influence in my life. Passed the hardest phase of officer candidate school even when my own OCS recruiter doubted me. And best of all, Got reacquainted with an old friend who will walk this journey of life with me. It wasn't all sunshine and rainbows, but I've had some good times and it was worth it. My hopes are that 2014 will top that. I guess I will have to stay tuned! Happy New year's everyone!
These Army years have been fun, stressful, demanding, life-changing, and above all, unpredictable. 2009 saw a cross-country move, Basic Training in Kentucky with Ryan Owen Williams and Officer Candidate School in Georgia with Natasha Fultz. 2010 brought two more moves with the family to Georgia and North Carolina before 2011 sent me to Iraq with Jonathan Gribben and Kuwait with Jessica Yahn. 2012 welcomed me back to Fort Bragg with never-ending work days with Patrick Mitchell that made me yearn for another deployment. 2013 began with recovering from a botched ankle surgery and a fond farewell to Active Duty with Ryan Dolak. After another cross-country trip, me and Lina M. G. Martin are back where we started in sunny LA. After 9 years of marriage, life is good. It's hard. It's unpredictable. But it sure is good!
In 2013 I went to Basic training, moved into my dream apartment, found a man who is unbelievably special, and started Army officer candidate school. It has been a pretty big year and I am SOOO excited to start 2014. I love choosing happiness!!
2013.. Has been a roller coaster for me. This year: I was blessed to return from a deployment knowing it would be my last (in the foreseeable future) safely. I am leaving an organization of the most professional and lethal fighting force I have ever witnessed. It has been an honor to serve with each if you. I was awarded an extremely prestigious award for something anyone in my formation would have done. I lost a very good friend during a training accident. This one hit me very hard and you are missed very much WOC Darrell Mc Nealy. I completed Warrant Officer Candidate School. And I am currently still in training. My family is healthy and growing quicker then I would like. For those of you still reading this, let share a drink with those that are not able to. Remember them while gathering with friends and family. Please be safe everyone and have a blessed new year.
2013 Reflections: This was a very difficult and challenging year; I endured a very emotional divorce and let go of the one thing I was determined to achieve; Officer Candidate School. I never knew or understood the power of emotion (love), its impact on one’s spirit or its ramifications … I knew deep inside I was resilient and wouldn’t endure my difficulties alone. I learned a great deal (and continue to) about myself. I learned quickly that my strength came from- morals, values, faith; from my daughters, aunts, brothers, friends, besties (Case for ALWAYS siding with me, Jayme for going with me on my unknown adventures), exes (lol), and my loving co-workers at WPD (Lucy sharing diet Coke with me). Positive things also happened this year; I received my Master’s with a 4.0 GPA (last semester), started body building with awesome results, ran a 10k and took 1st place, Received an autograph from VON MILLER, attended the best BRONCOS game ever, FIRST TIME GRANDMA lol, found my 3rd white hair, watched on ...
I'm so ready to go to OCS (officer candidate school) I've finally made weight now I just have to get ready for the physical exam in the spring. Scoring nothing else but off the charts. Ur hopes and dreams will only go as far as ur body takes u
No, this is just a tour. I go off to Officer Candidate School in February or March in Rhode Island.
Praying when the board convenes in March 2014, I get selected to Warrant Officer Candidate School.…
Last quote is from a diving author who heard that repeated in Aviation Officer Candidate School. Applied it directly to diving as well.
the same place where Officer Candidate School is, the same place where the FBI trains,
I start my engineering internship on Monday and ship out to Officer Candidate School on January 7th!
I take my Marine Corps PFT on Friday. Hoping it goes well so I can get accepted into Officer Candidate School
stuff off. Malone is famous. The award for the top graduate officer at Officer Candidate School is named for him.
Aviation Officer Candidate School. It was in Pensacola back then. Good times. And a tough time for hubby!
Ten soldiers graduate from the DEARNG's Officer Candidate School! Check out the story and photos!
If i don't get accepted to Officer Candidate School, I will certainly enlist , go to boot camp and go through the enlisted to officer path.
how can I fix my credit before officer candidate school?
I did Officer Candidate School but I root like *** for the Academy when they play Notre Dame.
Big bro in Newport. Only a few more weeks till he graduates from officer candidate school!
check into PLC contracts if you are seriously thinking about it. It gives you a straight shot into officer candidate school.
You better get promoted quick!. And yeah. I might go in for officer candidate school if I can.
Feel like I honestly might fully commit to Officer Candidate School for the U.S. Navy next fall.
Hypocrisy. Team Pence arrested "school resource officer candidate, when the candidate brought information forward on Coach Wolf.
Off to Fort Drum today with my daughter! First a trooper exam while I read a book and then shopping at the commissary for items she needs for Officer Candidate School!
The most decorated marine in history chesty puller served in the banana wars, both world wars, and Korea received 5 navy cross's an army distinguished service cross, silver star, bronze star, and purple heart. And led the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines during the battle of Guadalcanal, Battle of Henderson Field, Battle of Cape Gloucester,and the Battle of Peleliu. When he was growing up in Virgina Puller grew up listening to old veterans' tales of the Civil War and idolizing Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. then when he heard of the heroic actions of the 5th marines at Belleau Wood he enlisted in the Marine Corps then went to OCS(Officer Candidate School). After Graduation he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps but because of reduction in force from 73,000 to 1,100 officers and 27,400 men following the war led to his being put on inactive status 10 days later and given the rank of corporal. As a corporal, Puller received orders to serve in the Gendarmerie d'Haiti as a lieutenant, seeing action ...
A Mother's Prayer for Her Soldier Son Man's best friend teaches her son the priceless lesson that kindness always pays. By Gloria Cassity Stargel, Gainesville, Georgia The day our younger son Rick left home for the Marine Corps was a heart-wrenching one for me. Beside the fact that I just hate good-byes, this was my “baby” going off to become a fighting man. I couldn’t help worrying that military training would destroy Rick’s loving, compassionate spirit. Dear Lord, make him tough, if necessary. But, please, Lord, I prayed, keep him tender. Now who but a mother would make a request like that? Rick endured the rigors of basic training and Officer Candidate School. Then, after advanced instruction, he was assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, North Carolina. There—seeking a little off-duty peace and quiet of his own—he rented a small house out in the country. Always athletic, he looked forward to the solitude of his daily six-mile run along picturesque fields and meadows. A p ...
I've thought about it alot. I'm gonna go to officer candidate school so I can become an officer. My parents support me
I can't wait to go to officer candidate school ;o
no. You can do no ROTC and just go to Officer candidate school after college. ROTC just makes it a little easier
yes officer candidate school in June after graduation hopefully.
hey im goin to Officer Candidate School, we'll see about that
Getting my packet together for Officer Candidate school for the Army 👍🇺🇸
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officer candidate school but thanks for trying, and engineer, you know the guys that clear the way, I see you are FA
me training mode for officer candidate school i'm gonna join the US Air Force :-)
I separated so I can switch to the Army & apply for their Officer Candidate School. Couldn't do six yrs as a cop.
Enjoying a little break from the job hunt with the family in Pismo Beach. The wife's graduating from Officer Candidate School in San Luis O…
Congratulations to all my friend graduating from Marine Corps Officer Candidate School today! America's newest commissioned Marine Officers.
This is it!!!... In an hour I will officially graduate from officer candidate school and by 1300 on 9…
... studying electrical engineering and considering Officer Candidate School for when I graduate.
my bro is your biggest fan and in austin before leaving for Navy Officer Candidate School. Are you up for a beer & autograph?
Revised 7/03 -- Paul Maloney's service information has been added. (Thanks, Paul!) That necessitated a correction in the number of officers and in the totals listed for the USA and USMC. (See next paragraph): Subject: Prep Grads on active duty in the Military, 9/11/2001 – Present Several Generalizations: Since 9/11/2001, eighty-six (86) Prep Alums have served (or are serving) in the U.S. Military. Of those, seventy-eight (78) have served as commissioned officers, including one who entered as an enlisted man and then later received a commission through Officer Candidate School (OCS). One alum has served as a warrant officer, and seven have served as enlisted men, including at least four non-commissioned officers (one corporal and three sergeants). I am still checking on the three others. The service breakdown is as follows: USN=29; USA=27; USMC=25; USAF=5 JUST TWO GUYS LEFT TO VERIFY SERVICE DATES and/or rank: John Rico and Napoleon “Paul” Magpantay. If your name appears on the list below, please dou ...
Fort Leonard wood. He's still in Basic. But he comes home in October to go to college and officer candidate school.
Can't wait to watch graduate from Marine's Officer Candidate School with on July 6th.
I cant wait to call myself a United States Marine. Tajee's advice really got me pumped. The countdown to Officer Candidate School...
7 days until I report for Officer Candidate School.
I'm goin to college 4 years then officer candidate school for the navy.
thanks Alex!! That's a good choice also! Then you'll be eligible for officer candidate school (:
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Passed my interview. I'm now officially cleared for Officer Candidate School
Welp my cousin graduated from officer candidate school and is on with life. Pretty cool I guess
  Henry Grady Howell in TX /AZ and Martha Lillian?Jessica? (McGinnis) Howell Sanders in MO/ AZ. Son – William Grady Howell and Daughter – Margaret Ann Howell   William Grady Howell – m. Jerry Althea Fitzgibbon, Drew, Sunflower, MS Upon graduation from H.S. in Phoenix, he joined the Navy going to Memphis, TN for training. In Memphis he married Jerry. The coupled moved to Jacksonville, FL and then back to Phoenix. He earned a degree from Arizona State while rearing a family.  Upon graduation the family moved to San Diego. William then joined the Air Force and and graduated from Officer Candidate School. William and Jerry separated and eventually divorced with Jerry already having moved to Sunflower County, MS with their three children - Martha Lynn, Michael Grady and Patrick William.  William remained in the service and reached the rank of Captain with tours in Vietnam. While flying one combat mission, he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross. Two of his favorite hobbies were photography and road ...
Thomas Wayne Mewbourne, age 75, surrounded by his loving family, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on June 7, 2013, after a battle with cancer. Wayne grew up in Atlanta, GA and graduated from Georgia Tech in 1960. He entered Officer Candidate School and went into the Air Force as a 2nd Lt. He was a navigator in the 26th Air Refueling Squadron (SAC), served in the Air Force for 4 years, and the Georgia Air National Guard for 3 years. His career, after serving our country, was in sales of industrial equipment. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 33 years, Shayne (Jean). They met, fell in love and married in Orlando, Florida. He has one sister, Janet (Michael) Genest, 4 children, Denise Mewbourne, David (Tara) Mewbourne, Ernie (Susan) Ferrell, and Timothy (Donna) Ferrell. He was a loving Papaw to Cindy (Steve) McKnight, Shane Ferrell, Hannah Ferrell, Abigail, Lindsey, Erica, and Carter Mewbourne. Great Papaw to Stockton McKnight, and a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews ...
Wishing my cousin Ian good luck as he head off to the Officer Candidate School for the Marines. 🇺🇸
Best of luck to my little with his Officer Candidate School this summer.
hopefully make it into officer candidate school. But its just an option right now. Nothing set in stone yet.
Good luck to all those starting Officer Candidate School today.
officers live off of what enlisted soldiers do, but I ain't mad they get paid a lot. I might go to officer candidate school
My modest contribution to Memorial Day: In the summer of 2008 I was stationed at Fort Benning, GA as the Chaplain for Officer Candidate School. I had agreed to perform a wedding in Kalamazoo, MI for a former Captain with whom I had deployed to Kuwait and Iraq the year before. My journey began at the Atlanta airport. After experiencing the agony of airport security, I made my way to the gate, and the flight was getting ready to board. I ran into 15 members of the Michigan National Guard who had just flown 20 hours from Kuwait and were flying with us to Chicago and then on to Michigan. None of them had a cell phone, so I gave them mine, and they took turns calling their loved ones to let them know they were safe and sound on U.S. soil. I looked around the packed terminal for anyone to volunteer their cell phone, but everyone averted my eyes. Finally a woman stepped forward and handed me her phone. By the time we boarded the aircraft all of the Soldiers had either made contact or left a message with a family ...
Congratulations to our brother on entering the Officer Candidate School today!
Did you know that Jackie Robinson was also one of the first black soldiers accepted to Officer Candidate School?
I can't believe the time has come.. He's off to Officer Candidate School. These next six weeks better…
My buddy Bee is leaving for Officer Candidate School with the Marine Corps today! You have so much support behind you!
No better day than Memorial Day to send my little brother off to Officer Candidate School for the USMC.
unlimited calling, voip, phone service
Quick shout out to my brother before he heads off to Officer Candidate School for the The Marine Corps
On the eve of I'm folding fatigues and helping my brother pack for USMC Officer Candidate School. Amazing feeling.
Everyone say a prayer for my brother as he ships out for Marine Officer Candidate School tomorrow. He's a doofus, but I love him.
Friends-- Nathan's off to officer candidate school
Last day in Colorado, before driving to Rhode Islamd to begin Officer Candidate School. ⚓
Can't be more proud to stand next to Aaron as he leaves for Officer Candidate School; his first step…
taking classes first session then Quantico for officer candidate school the rest of summer.
I have to start applying for Officer Candidate School in less than a year.
We have a School Resource Officer position open for a qualified candidate...
Living the good life in Philippine Officer's Army Candidate School. Score.
looks like officer candidate school is in my future. 14 more years in the ARMY and i'll retire.
If you really loved America, you'd congratulate for joining the US Navy, the Officer Candidate School, and Pilot Officer Program
Have an appointment with my recruiter tomorrow to see about officer candidate school. Still haven't decided or
My oldest brother got accepted into officer candidate school!
idk if I can pin one as "happiest"...but one of my favorite was when I was at officer candidate school for the Marines...
Thinking about joining the marines through officer candidate school.
I'm going to officer candidate school the end of may
Had a nice chat with a shipmate just now.. Officer Candidate School for my future?
Scared for Officer candidate school mainly because I don't know what happens during those 2 weeks and…
Now I just have to decide if I want to try for officer candidate school or just go to basic training
I'm getting paid, but I don't begin until June 2. Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI.
Finding out about his officer candidate school application on the 20th hopefully!!!
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training for USMC Officer Candidate School. I took off a few semesters, but ill graduate next may
wow.I wonder what the charge is for doing this?? Seems all too common...
Today marked the end of basic and I will start officer candidate school It wil be a challenge but a challenge that I accept and wil complete
Slain Marines were staffers at Officer Candidate School - via
Congrats to my brother for being accepted to go to Officer Candidate School this summer. Oorah devil
Proud of my older brother who just got selected to Officer Candidate School for the Marines
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Off to Ohio for my interview for Coast Guard Officer Candidate School
.. a national officer candidate at the Texas national meeting (2014) but my school isn't gonna have a chapter next year, and I..
I really hope the North Koreans wait until I go to Officer Candidate School.
“aw you becoming a police?!” Either that or a State Trooper NC or Officer Candidate School for the Military
Shipping out to Marine Corps Officer Candidate School on 27 May 2013. Updates to come 🇺🇸
In the issue to be introduced today, we'll go scuba diving, join an improv group in Japan, and take part in Marine Officer Candidate School
Thinking about going to Officer candidate school, whatya' think?
...making rank and prevent many from entering into and/or completing Officer Candidate School.
.yes they have a separate officer candidate school which is much more proactive than our ACC or SCO entry. They're flexible.
My big brother is leaving tomorrow for 13 weeks to go to officer candidate school :(
Family is not complete. Eldest is in school for a two-night Cadet Officer Candidate Course (COCC) camp.
Lol. It's how you become an officer. You either take ROTC, graduate from a military academy, or go to Officer Candidate School.
Congratulations to our son Riley Cornett. He was sworn into the United States Navy on Friday as a Naval Flight Officer and will be leaving in two weeks for Officer Candidate School in Rhode Island. Thank you to his brother Brennen Cornett, my father Joe Zimmerman and his Uncle Ed Major and other family members who have served and inspired him. God Bless all our troops who serve our country. We are so happy for you Riley! You have a wonderful career ahead of you.
Link: COLLEGE STUDENT PRE-COMMISSIONING INITIATIVE (SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM) Imagine having your college junior and senior years fully funded. Now imagine getting a salary while you complete your college degree. That's what the College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative (CSPI) scholarship program offers college sophomores and juniors. Better yet, this scholarship provides students with valuable leadership, management, law enforcement, navigation and marine science skills and training. It also provides full payment of school tuition, fees, textbooks, salary, medical insurance, and other benefits during a student's junior and senior year of college. The CSPI program's goal is to train future officers for success and prepare them for the rigors of Officer Candidate School (OCS). Each student is expected to complete his/her degree and all Coast Guard training requirements within 24 months after acceptance into the program. This includes attending Basic Training following selection, performing Coast Guard duties ...
The adventure begins! Leave today for Logan's graduation from Officer Candidate School in Mobile AL. I'm a proud Mama!
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Good luck to my brother as he reports to Marine Corps Officer Candidate school today. They couldn't have a better candidate @ OCS.
heading to Marine Corps Officer Candidate School today. Any words of encouragement would be greatly appreciated
I'm going to college first then going to officer candidate school hopefully
Watching the movie Annapolis and dreaming of the Naval Academy officer candidate school..
You'd have to go through officer candidate school if you qualified.
Congratulations to SPC Harvey and SPC Sigdel from Delta Troop on their acceptance to Officer Candidate School! All the Way!
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Thank god Its friday. Going to a meeting on the fourteenth about possibly getting in to officer candidate school and going to college early
Today is the day. My first interview for Officer Candidate School. It's great feel but also nerve-racking.
When my husband was in officer candidate school in the Navy they were told to carry them to clean their uniform in emergencies
TPS chief academic officer Jim Gault a candidate for the Rossford superintendent position.
Even tho I have a few months, ive been studyin all day tryna prepare myself for Officer Candidate School. Time for a workout break
Im thinking about officer candidate school for the Marine Corps after i get out of bootcamp
Im gonna go to Officer Candidate School while im in the Army. I wanna see what kind of Career I can make being in the military.
I'd select the Navy's Aviation Officer Candidate School football team if it got me Debra Winger 30 years ago.
Because today Mr. Louis Pearce, dear friend to Mike, Chase, Binion and Scotty was laid to rest, instead of results and chit chat, please read of man, beloved by many that will surely be missed. You are with the angels Mr. Pearce. Louis Monroe Pearce, Jr. passed away on Wednesday afternoon, the 26th of December 2012, in Houston, Texas. A native Houstonian, Louis was born on the 17th of February 1917 to the late Louis Monroe Pearce, Sr. and Rosa May Pearce. Louis attended grade, junior high and part of high school in Houston, and in 1936 he graduated from Texas Military Institute in San Antonio. He attended The University of Texas from 1936 to 1939, majoring in Business Administration and was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Louis proudly served his country by joining the army in 1940 where he reached the rank of sergeant in the horse cavalry. Louis received his commission after attending Officer Candidate School in Fort Riley, Kansas, and was deployed overseas in 1943. He served in all phases of the Ita ...
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