27 Jul '12, 5pm

Airborne! Taking a leap for a more capable Corps

^^^ I don’t know what you mean by ” Looked at differently” but during my stint at BAC as well as for many others, we were 17-20 years of age on average there were some mid 20′s and even a guy that was 32. But, we were ALL off the streets! The Army’s requirements for BAC are different from the corps. I’m sure you know that being that it took you 20 years.. After 16 weeks of OSUT I was in BAC like many other new soldiers, the Marines were in our eyes ” old” (lol) there were 2 riggers who both had 2 years of service, the others were just newly Recon, FAST, & ANGLICO. They all had 4,5, & 6 years in minimum. There was also a 40 year old Gunny & a captain with about 20 & 16 years in who were in the course as ” Atta Boy” presents.. Even soldiers trying out for the Regiment had to attend BAC first, same as future paratroopers heading into the Airborne units. Everyone else includin...

Full article: http://marinesmagazine.dodlive.mil/2012/07/09/airborne-ta...

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