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Boot Camp"Reveille" blaring from the loudspeaker,
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So early, so dark outside!
Hit the deck, to attention!
No dallying in the shower here,
five minutes in and out!Marching, marching,
In the cold and rain.
Singing on the way to chow,
No talking in the Chow Hall!
Finish everything on your tray!
More marching, marching, everywhere.
To the gym - physical training!
Sit-ups, push-ups, running;
Will I make the final grade?
Drilling, drilling every day.
Right flank, left flank, to the rear!
Mark time, double time, halt!
Will we ever get it right?In the classroom, hour after hour, droning on...
Marine Corps history,
safety - can I stay awake today?
Sweating out the final test - will I pass?Field Day - mopping, buffing, shining, scrubbing.
Get those heads spotless!
Dusting every nook and cranny -
Don't forget atop door frames, locker, windows.
The dreaded "white glove."
Will we have to do it all over again?Inspection - no fingerprints on name tags!
Get those shoes shined!
Caps straight, thr