MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C. --
It’s that time of year again where Marines
across the globe are faced with a tough decision; they can either leave the
Marine Corps or attempt to reenlist.
a tough decision either way,” said Gunnery Sgt. Eric Sweezor, former career
planner for Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron aboard Marine Corps Air
Station Beaufort. “Marines should take a good look at their strengths and
weaknesses before deciding to reenlist.
standards in the Marine Corps are higher than ever, said Sweezor. It’s becoming
a competition to stay in.”
of the basic requirements for reenlistment include having a recommendation
from their commanding officer and must demonstrate the high standards of
leadership, professional competence, appearance, and personal behavior, meet
medical and dental standards, have a current passing score on the Physical
Fitness Test and Combat Fitness Test, and meet height and weight standards.
to your unit’s career planner for a complete list of requirements.
“If Marines are
squared away and motivated about staying in, we would love to keep them in the
Corps,” said Sweezor.