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Week 1: Receiving Drill Instructor View - Transcript

Speaker 1: Passing through these hatches symbolizes your transformation from a civilian to United States Marine. You will pass through these hatches one time, and one time only. Do you understand?

Recruits: Yes, sir!

Speaker 2: This is what you're gonna do. You're gonna turn
left right through this hatch, do you understand?

Recruits: Yes, sir!

Speaker 2: As soon as you make that left, you're gonna reach in one of these boxes, and you're gonna grab a bag, do you understand?

Recruits: Yes, sir!

Speaker 2: As you're following me, you're gonna open that bag up wide, and you're just gonna walk down the line, and there's gonna be gear issued to you, do you understand that?

Recruits: Yes, sir!

Speaker 2: Make sure you reach up in that bag, and make sure it's empty, do you understand?

Recruits: Yes, sir.

Speaker 2: Once you've dumped it out on that top in that top bin, make sure you reach up in that bag, and make sure it's empty, you understand that?

Recruits: Yes, sir!

Speaker 3: You came here for a reason, don't forget why you came here. You said you wanted to be one all your life. When this place gets hard, especially these first two weeks, you tell yourself, this is what it takes to become a Marine, this is what I do. You came here for something great. Be something great, OK?

Recruits: Yes, sir!

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