Your best resource for all things Boot Camp and recruit training are the official USMC web sites--you'll find links to official USMC websites in the box to your right. We provide additional information in the left hand links based on the experiences of hundreds of families who have the same kinds of questions and emotions.
Once in a while, we run across an unofficial website that offers great insight and support to recruit families. We'll share these additional resources on this page.
One Family's Journey Through Boot Camp
A beautiful slideshow and narration as reported by journalist and now Marine Father, Russell Working for the Chicago Tribune. To read the full series, see this link: Click here
The about.com web site:
The web site about.com has a ton of information in it related to boot camp. Though it is not an official USMC web site, they seem to have answers to lots of our questions. Here are some topics and direct links to their web site:
Overviews of Boot Camp, The Crucible, More: