Kilo 199 Recruit Journal Week 06

Formed: October 13, 2020 Graduates: December 04, 2020 It was another roller coaster week for Kilo-199. Emotions were high and morale started off low as Kilo-199 took their first close order drill test; it did not go well. Failed. Rock […]


Uniform 198 Recruit Journal Week 04

Formed: June 02, 2020 Graduates: July 24, 2020 Imagine a giant, seething bull that just saw red. Now, imagine having to ride it for a week without getting bucked off. This is exactly how we first saw search and rescue […]


Whiskey 198 Recruit Journal Week 03

Formed: June 16, 2020 Graduates: August 7, 2020 Hello parents of Whiskey-198! It’s already the end of week 03, But don’t jump ahead because we still have quite a mountain to climb. This week has been wake-up call. And any […]


Uniform 198 Recruit Journal Week 3

Formed: June 2, 2020 Graduates: July 25, 2020 “If Sweat drops could be bottled, there’d be pools filled by… the recruits of Uniform 198.” If any company commander quote could sum up our week, that would be the one to […]


Tango 198 Recruit Journal Week 07

Formed: May 19, 2020 Graduates: July 10, 2020 I remember in ROM (quarantine), couple of the Company Commanders referred to it as “summer camp”. However, Week 05 for TANGO felt more like summer camp. Still mentally draining and tough, but […]


Whiskey 198 Recruit Journal Week 02

Formed: June 16, 2020 Graduates:  August 7, 2020 We are finally out of Quarantine or as it’s called here ROM. While in ROM we were bored of studying eating and sleeping in the same general area however now that we […]


Tango 198 Recruit Journal Week 01

Formed: May 19, 2020 Graduates:  July 10, 2020 Sweat dripping down our backs. The overwhelming noise of “Little Things Matter”. The stench of fear in the room. This is only 10 minutes inside of the life of Tango-198…and this is […]


Sierra 198 Recruit Journal Week 03

Formed:  May 12, 2020 Graduates: July 2, 2020 Here we are, Saturday of week 3 of our recruit training. I’m sure my shipmates would agree when I say it’s been a ROUGH WEEK! During week 03 our Company Commanders definitely turned […]


Foxtrot 198 Recruit Journal Week 04

Formed: December 3, 2019 Graduates: January 24, 2020 It was Christmas week, of course we’ll start with Christmas Day. Geez, stop yelling at me. I’ll paint the scene. Christmas morning, 0517, I lie awake in bed, staring at the squad […]


Golf 198 Recruit Journal Week 03

Formed: December 10, 2019 Graduates: January 31, 2020 What is sweat? How does Webster’s dictionary define sweat? We have physically learned that’s for sure. The real question is why are people in black Smokey Bear hats so obsessed with it? […]


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