This guidebook is designed for the Young Marine Private, Young Marine PrivateFirst Class, and Young Marine Lance Corporal. There are three other guidebooks that you will receive as you progress through your career in theYoung Marines; the Junior Young Marine Guidebook, the Senior Young MarineGuidebook, and the Advanced Young Marine Guidebook. Each guidebookcontains additional knowledge as well as other degrees of performing, leadingand instructing that will aid you in becoming a leader in your unit as well as inyour community.This guidebook does not replace the Recruit Training Manual, but should be usedas a reference for material covered during your recruit training period.Upon your completion of this guidebook, you should maintain it in your personalYoung Marine Library as reference material in the future.The proponent of this publication is the Young Marines National Headquarters.Send comments and recommendations to:
National Executive Director Young Marines National HeadquartersP.O. Box 70735Southwest StationWashington, DC. 20024-0735
In the Young Marines program you are given opportunities to earn ribbons,visit places you have never been, to obtain a great amount of knowledge andthe ability to become a leader. All of your accomplishments are kept in your record book. To view your online record book go to www.youngmarines.comand click on the Fall In logo. You will see a picture of a compass that will haveinformation about Maintaining a Healthy Drug Free Lifestyle, Guidebooks,Ribbons and Awards, Scholarship information, Special Programs, SPACES(Summer Programs of Adventures, Challenges, Encampments and Schools)and the ability to view your record book. You will want to check your record
book periodically to ensure that it is up to date. If you nd an error, please
notify your Unit Commander.