Sierra 189 Recruit Journal Week 07

  Formed:  April 15, 2014 Graduates:  June 06, 2014 Week 07   26MAY14 Monday of week 07 is a good day. We begin with an early wake-up at 0500 so we can go to the gym and be ready to […]


Sierra 189 Recruit Journal Week 06

Formed:  April 15, 2014 Graduates: June 06, 2014 Week 06 19MAY14 Sierra-189 kicks off week 06 with a busy, stressful Monday. We start with chow, and then go to Seamanship for a class on fire-fighting safety and equipment. After is […]


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Sierra 189 Recruit Journal: Week 04

Formed: April 15, 2014 Graduates: June 6, 2014 05MAY14 This morning, we are woken up with “FIRE FIRE FIRE!” yet again, and are taken outside to make morning muster and be incentively trained. Our Assistant CC teaches us cockroach position […]


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Recruit Journal Sierra 189: Week 03

Formed: April 15, 2014 Graduates: June 6, 2014 28APR14 Today is the start of week 03, and the recruits here at Sierra-189 couldn’t be happier. We drill, I.T., get dressed, and step off for chow all before 0700. The gym […]


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Sierra 189 Recruit Journal: Week 02

Formed: April 15, 2014 Graduates: June 6, 2014 We are Sierra-189 15APR14 At about 1930, we get off the bus at Cape May. And right away the recruit experience begins. Basic responses to commands are taught, and the idea of […]