Becoming a Marine Officer is more than a career choice. It is a bold statement of intent, a clear indication that you seek meaningful direction in your life. As a Marine Officer, you will represent a modern rarity, trained specifically to lead and inspire. You will earn the opportunity to generate real change at a point in your life when most of your peers are still searching for purpose. You will shoulder the great responsibility of directly ensuring our nation's future. As a Marine officer, you will be entrusted by the United States of America to make sound decisions in the midst of chaos and uncertainty, ensuring not only mission success but also the well-being of the Marines under your command.