- Jan 29, 2019
What is the general opinion of graduates of the service academies and the various SMCs?
What you're asking is the USMC equivalent of; "what does the Lance Corporal Underground say about Officers?". What you're going to hear is 100 different anecdotal "evidence" stories that officers from "x academy" are either great or crappy. Nothing in between.
Thanks, he’s a good man and has developed into an outstanding Marine officer. He’s tough as nails but with a big heart and is still a mama’s boy. I wasn’t a member here when he was in high school to brag about his 4.6 GPA, 16 extracurriculars, and Eagle Scout achievement and to ask “chance my son.” Truth be told, he had none of that. He was a B student who was a really good football and baseball player but not good enough for Paul Johnson’s team.