Check out the new OCS site!

All the information from this website has been reorganized, expanded, and more attractively formatted for your educational enjoyment on

Check it out!

Officer Candidates School

the new USMC OCS Blog

the new USMC OCS Blog

Become an Officer

If you want to become an officer in the Marine Corps, or maybe another branch, this website will help you think clearly about your options and reason through your motivation:

Becoming An Officer is one of our pages to help direct the thinking and research of young Americans looking to serve their country. If you are considering the military at all, have you contemplated all the questions on yet?

Armstrong Pullup Program

If you’re here just for the Armstrong Pullup Program, this is the site for you:

USMC OCS PFT Pullups Armstrong 1024x251 Partners

Armstrong Pullup Program is of course the number one pullup workout anywhere for PFT success.

Preparing for the Combat Fitness Test?

Look up workouts, rules, get the guides on gear and scoring at Marine, our newest partner website.

Marine is the foremost website guide for preparation for the Combat Fitness Test, which all candidates and Marines take annually

Looking for a good Marine Corps Reading List?

The Commandant’s Professional Reading List is the one-stop shop for current and future Marines who are interested in furthering their knowledge by reading books appropriate by rank, or by subject, such as Leadership, Aviation, and Counter-Insurgency.

Commandants Reading List

The Marine Corps Commandant’s Reading List is a list of required annual reading for all officer and enlisted Marines, whether active duty or reserve. Officer candidates and recruits have required reading of their own as well. Check it out!

300pft is a potentially life-changing website that has recently exploded on the scene. Check out the great things a former Devil Dog is doing over there!