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USMC 8511 Drill Instructor Marine Corps MOS Coin

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USMC 8511 Drill Instructor Marine Corps MOS Coin

The makers of US Marines - United States Marine Corps Drill Instructors. To have the courage and dedication to take what is offered, develop it, train boys and girls and turn them into more than just men and women but United States Marines is not an easy job. Not in any way, not in any market nor industry does one come across the fabric of the type of person that is needed to shape someone into a United States Marine. A USMC Drill Instructor knows what it takes and with the traditions, heritage, sacrifice and history of the US Marine Corps they have what is required to produce a combat ready Marine the US Marine Drill Instructor knows and is the the first measure on a scale that only produces the very finest. 

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  • The USMC 8511 Drill Instructor Marine Corps MOS Coin.
  • Serialized
  • 2 Inches
  • Deep 3d relief with metallic gold and silver accents.
  • (4mm thickness)
  • Highly detailed relief US military Commemorative Challenge Coin with antique silver and gold
  • Challenge Coin sold individually.

Drill Instructor's Creed:  (excerpt from Warrior Culture of the U.S. Marines, copyright 2001 Marion F. Sturkey) 

   Marine Corps boot camp training is, and always must remain, demanding.  Its only objective is to prepare  recruits for the Brotherhood, and for the hardships of combat.

   On a moonlit Sunday night, 8 April 1956, A Drill Instructor at Parris Island took his Platoon 71 on a forced march.  For hours they sloshed through the muck and mire of the swamps and salt marshes surrounding the base.  The Drill Instructor, a 31 year old staff sergeant, a veteran of World War II and Korea with an exemplary record, felt his platoon needed more discipline.  As he came to Ribbon Creek, the tidal stream between Horse Island and Parris Island, he shouted: "Anyone who can't swim will drown!  Anyone who can swim will be eaten by the sharks!"

   The Drill Instructor plunged into the creek, dutifully followed by his platoon.  All safely struggled across to the other side.  Then, after humping in circles through the ever-rising water of the salt marshes for a while, they returned to the creek.  But, by this time the tide had come in.  The current was swift, and Ribbon Creek was now seven feet deep.  Heavily laden by their packs and rifles, six recruits drowned.

   In the aftermath of the Ribbon Creek tragedy the Marine Corps took a hard look at all aspects of recruit training and boot camp.  The rigid training and ironclad discipline remained, although forced night marches through Ribbon Creek came to a screeching halt.  And, the Parris Island Boot published a new Drill Instructor's Creed on 31 August 1956.

These are my recruits.  I will train them to the best of my ability.  I will develop them into smartly disciplined, physically fit, basically trained Marines, thoroughly indoctrinated in love of Corps and country.  I will demand of them, and demonstrate by my own example, the highest standards of personal conduct, morality, and professional skill.
Makers Of US Marines!
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