Make your own free website on
Young Marines logo



...founded to promote the mental, moral and
physical development of young Americans.


1. Required time in previous grade:

  • Three months as Lance Corporal.

2. Citizenship:

  • Know and explain history of US Flag.

  • Demonstrate how to properly respect, raise,lower, display and fold the flag.

  • Know Young Marine Creed.

3. Leadership:

    Know 14 leadership traits.

  • Know Young Marine Obligation.

  • Know Pledge of Allegiance.

  • Know 11 general orders.

4. Physical Fitness:

    Pass PFf with a score of 250 or more.

  • Swim a minimum of 25 yards.

5. School:

  • Rate excellent in effort and conduct. yards.

6. Home and Outside Activities:

  • Be cooperative and helpful to family and friends, be responsiblefor and perform at least one household chore daily.

7. Personal Habits:

  • Rate excellent in effort and conduct.

  • Practice good manners and develop good posture.

8. Close order drill:

  • Show ability to command and drill a squad.

9. Other subjects:

  • Pass standardized exam with a score of 80% or better.

  • Pass map and compass test.

Rules and regulations taken from The Young Marines Guidebook