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Cpl. Jamie Brooks is a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program Instructor and sports coach who uses his free time to give back to the communities around him. He spends two hours every morning teaching Marines MCMAP and volunteers for an hour after work three times week to coach a youth sports team. Despite working 14 to 15 hour days he says he never gets tired of it. “Seeing the shift in a Marines mindset - seeing the confidence they gain from belting up and challenging themselves is what makes the long hours worth it,” said Brooks. “When I coach after work I get to see the kid’s faces light up with joy and I know I am teaching them valuable life skills.” Brooks is an administrative specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron. - Cpl. Jamie Brooks is a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program Instructor and sports coach who uses his free time to give back to the communities around him. He spends two hours every morning teaching Marines MCMAP and volunteers for an hour after work three times week to coach a youth sports team. Despite working 14 to 15 hour days he says he never gets tired of it. “Seeing the shift in a Marines mindset - seeing the confidence they gain from belting up and challenging themselves is what makes the long hours worth it,” said Brooks. “When I coach after work I get to see the kid’s faces light up with joy and I know I am teaching them valuable life skills.” Brooks is an administrative specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron.