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March 2011

E-News - Receiving New Team Members

The Marine Corps Depot greeted 100 fresh recruits, including me, on a rainy, March morning. The 4 Drill Instructors who met our bus firmly told us to get out, and stand on the yellow footprints so that they could begin an inventory. Next, we were marched into a classroom with cold, stainless desks to fill out a seemingly endless stack of forms. For the next 18 hours, we were in "receiving" mode; receiving more